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Anthony Michelli

Gretsch Artist Since: 
Band or Affiliations: 
Independent, Freelance, Educator
Current Kit Setup: 

Large Set: USA Custom in Satin Dakota Red: 7x10 RT, 8x12 RT, 14x14 FT, 16x16 FT 14x22 BD, 6.5x14 SD
Small Set: USA Custom in Satin Dakota Red:  8x12 RT, 14x14 FT, 14x18 BD, 5x14 Copper SD


"There are so many noteworthy influences from the past and present in varied genres.  The likes of drummers from A-Z; musicians; composers; artists; designers; writers; thinkers; people you know; people you don’t; have influenced me.  It’s truly endless and ongoing.  Every genre has its greats you just need to be open to find them. "

We asked...Why Gretsch?: 

"To be in the company of historically and currently iconic drummers is a privilege.  In addition, the people behind the Gretsch product, the refined sound, the feel and response of Gretsch drums are unique, recognizable and unmatched."

Advice to Aspiring Musicians: 

"Work hard now, enjoy the benefits later – be honest, focused and smile along the way.  Strive to be musical, professional, patient, informed, aware, open-minded, trustworthy and gracious - there is room for all of us.  When it’s time to represent, celebrate your influences and have the courage to speak your own voice."