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Ty Smith

Gretsch Artist Since: 
2010
Country: 
US
Band or Affiliations: 
Studio/Holly Williams
Current Kit Setup: 

USA Satin Walnut: 22/15 Kick
13/9 or 12/8 rack tom 16/16 Floor
Various snares including Broadkaster 14/6.5 Chrome over Brass: Gretsch Wood Hooped 14/6.5 Satin Walnut Snare.

Influences: 

Levon Helm, Al Jackson Jr., Roger Hawkins, Steve Jordan, Shawn Pelton, Steve Brewster

We asked...Why Gretsch?: 

"Legacy, History.... Warm smooth punchy tone that feels and sounds like quality"

Advice to Aspiring Musicians: 

"Never stop learning and listening! Push yourself to develop your own voice on any instrument."