This Gretsch Catalina Maple shell recipe exhibits explosive projection and balanced, wide-ranging tone. The fast response and vibrant sound make this an exceptional kit for any style of music, rock to country, and a great setup for recording studios. Shells are built from seven plies of soft Asian maple and come crowned with Gretsch's trademark rounded 30Â° bearing edges and Round Badge visuals. Combined, these qualities give the Catalina Maple a dry, beefy tone with a top-end bite and classic look that Gretsch fans of all stripes will take to immediately.
Here's a Sweetwater refresher on tonewoods: whether you're talking drum shells or electric guitars, maple makes an exceptionally musical foundation. It has a fast, explosive response that's also very dynamic, allowing the subtle details of your performance to shine through. The Catalina Maple shell pack delivers a wide-ranging tone that's suitable for any musical style, making it a perfect addition to the recording studio.