Gretsch Ukuleles - G9470 Clarophone Banjo Uke


This Gretsch Clarophone Banjo Uke G9470 is a really fun variation on the classic ukulele and gives the uke player a bigger, bolder sound. A hybrid of the banjo and ukulele, this is a great way to introduce banjo players to the uke and for uke fans to get a great banjo tone. Made from Maple, it has an 8" Remo Renaissance drum head and Round-Rod Brass tone ring for an extra vibrant tone that is unmistakably banjo . . . but also ukulele. Perfect for stand-out soloing among other uke players, it's grounded in folk and blues tunes.

Additionally, it has a Maple flat-back resonator with dual coordinating rods and twelve brackets. Also featuring a 15.5" scale, 1.375" nut width, a No-Knot tailpiece and a throwback 1920s Grestch 2x2-style headstock for that classic vibe. The Gretsch Clarophone Banjo Uke G9470 is an awesome addition to Gretsch's cool Roots Collection and an excellent recreation of the original Clarophone.

  • Body: Maple with Antique Semi-Gloss Maple stain
  • Top: 8" Remo Renaissance Head and Round-Rod Brass tone ring
  • Back and Sides: Maple Flat-Back Resonator with Dual Coordinating rods and 12 brackets
  • Scale Length: 15.5"
  • Neck: Maple with Vintage U shape
  • Fingerboard: Maple with Pearloid dot inlays
  • Frets: 21
  • Nut: 1.375", plastic
  • Bridge: No-Knot-style Tailpiece
  • Tuners: 1920s Gretsch 2x2-style headstock with Grover tuners
  • Case: Clarophone Gigbag available

Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo-Uke - front
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