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Gretsch announces new additions to artist roster

Billie Eilish drummer, Andrew Marshall
(Image credit: Gretsch/David Phillips)

Gretsch Drums has announced four new new additions to its artist roster in the shape of pop sensation Billie Eilish's Andrew Marshall, Sean Paddock - drummer for country singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney, and the double-drumming team of Tyler Greenwell and JJ Johnson of Tedeschi Trucks Band.

Andrew Shreve, Gretsch Brand and Artist Relations manager says: "It is incredibly exciting to welcome Sean, Andrew, Tyler and J.J to the Gretsch Drums Family. What these drummers, from diverse backgrounds and musical genres share is a passion for that immediately recognizable, great Gretsch sound. We are honored to be able to make drums that inspire them to play."

Andrew Marshall (Billie Eilish)
Gretsch USA Custom

  • 22" x 14" bass drum
  • 12" x 8" rack tom 
  • 14"x14"
  • 16" x 16" floor toms 
  • 14"x6.5" aluminium snare, 14"x6.5" Chrome-Over-Brass snare

Tyler Greenwell (Tedeschi Trucks Band)
Gretsch Broadkaster

  • 22"x12" bass drum
  • 13"x9" rack tom
  • 16"x16" floor tom
  • 14"x8" Broadkaster snare 14x6.5" USA Solid Aluminium snare,

JJ Johnson (Tedeschi Trucks Band)
Gretsch Broadkaster

  • 20"x12" bass drum
  • 13"x8" rack tom
  • 14"x14" floor tom
  • 16"x16" floor tom
  • 14"x6", 14"x8" snares, 14"x6.5" USA Bell Brass snare

Sean Paddock (Kenny Chesney)
Gretsch USA Custom

  • 22"x14" bass drum
  • 13"X 9" rack tom
  • 16" x 16" floor tom
  • 14"x6.5" Bell Brass snare, 12"x6" Brooklyn Chrome-Over-Steel snare
  • 14"x8" USA Custom Chrome-Over-Brass snare
Stuart Williams
Stuart Williams

I'm a freelance member of the MusicRadar team, specialising in drum news, interviews and reviews. I formerly edited Rhythm and Total Guitar here in the UK and have been playing drums for more than 25 years (my arms are very tired). When I'm not working on the site, I can be found on my electronic kit at home, or gigging and depping in function bands and the odd original project.