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Rich Russo

Gretsch Artist Since: 
Band or Affiliations: 
Andrew W.K.
Current Kit Setup: 

Gretsch Renown in Tobacco Burst
7x10, 8x12, 14x14,16x16, 18x22, 6.5x14


Steve Smith, Billy Cobham, Buddy Rich, Dom Famularo, Steve Gadd, Dave Weckl, Neil Peart, Peter Criss and John Bonham.

We asked...Why Gretsch?: 

"His first drumset ever purchased was a Gretsch kit. He began playing Gretsch 22 years ago and still plays them today because of that great Gretsch sound and reliability."

Advice to Aspiring Musicians: 

"Always practice four limb coordination. Work with a metronome. Practice to become affluent in all musical styles."