Randy Tennant is the owner of R/T Customs. With over 20 years as a custom guitar builder, he takes great pride in building, maintaining, repairing and customizing acoustic guitars, electric guitars and basses.
DADGAD Tuning Explained
Alternative tunings are a fantastic way to reinvigorate your guitar playing, songwriting, and creativity. The instantly altered sound naturally gives your mind different creative ideas, and makes you play a different way as a result. And of course, many great songs are written in different tunings, meaning sooner or later you’ll encounter material you need […]
Skanson & Hansen: The Harmonious Collision of Two Guitar Worlds
As the description implies, this is not a case of one guitar player strumming a rhythm while the other flat-picks along in melodic movements. Rather, this is a case where these two gentlemen co-operate in composition. They operate more like a quartet. In this manner they can arrange their music to offer more than rhythm and melody, but also imply other parts, such as
Steph Johnson — Spiraling Upward To Bright, Musical Horizons
Voices of Our City is an inspirational musical ensemble that has garnered plenty of headlines. The choir has been the focus of a documentary “The Homeless Chorus Speaks” that aired nationally on PBS stations. The group has performed with the San Diego Symphony, and opened a benefit concert at the historic Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on a bill that featured Jason Mraz and founding members of the Doors.
Good Deeds and Playing Guitar with Jason Mraz
Look For The Good, written and recorded in Jason’s home studio in Southern California, is a continuation of his career-long love for reggae music. It’s a genre he’s always returned to, inspired both by its rhythms and its revolutionary lyrics, and after making 2018’s Know. the singer found himself ready to further explore how he could participate in the style…
Mind Over Matter — The Science of Shred with Michael Head
“What music really comes down to, like a lot of things, is people. Whether you are playing a gig, producing a recording project or coordinating events, it’s all about the people. If you’re listening to my music at a gig we are having a connection. And especially, working in the studio, you are having some impact on this artist’s future. That means something. There’s always collaboration….
Michael Schenker USA 50th Anniversary V
Dean Guitars’ USA custom shop has introduced the Michael Schenker USA 50th Anniversary V. The gold, black, and white finish adorns an all mahogany body and neck. The ebony fingerboard features pearl block inlays and 22 jumbo frets. A set of signature Michael Schenker, DMT Lights Out Humbucking pickups are used to generate the tone […]
Simeon Flick Is Boundless with a Guitar
With two brand new releases, Simeon Flick steps boldly into the new reality we all know as life right now. The first: Scarlotti’s Greatest Hits — a refreshing choice artistically, as it highlights the works of Domenico Scarlotti, who lived adventurously as a composer, integrating musical ideas from the street, so-to-speak, to be implemented into […]
Charlotte Adams on Limitless Guitar Learning
If you’ve tried learning guitar by working through random books and videos, or even working with a teacher who doesn’t take your unique needs into account, you’ve found that success doesn’t happen from a haphazard approach. It happens when you have strong intention and commitment…
Guitar and the Passion of Larry Mitchell
The gifted Grammy Award winning performer, producer, and engineer continues to amaze. Larry’s guitar textures demonstrate his abilities as a solo artist and as an ensemble player. Larry has had the opportunity to tour with Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek, and Miguel Bosѐ. While on tour with Tracy Chapman, Larry performed for the late Nelson Mandela…