Ft. Worth native Randy has been playing guitar and singing for 33 years. He received his formal education from Tarrant County Junior College and the University of Texas at Arlington, then proceeded to study voice with acclaimed vocal coach Betty Pierce in Dallas. Having taught for 30 years, Randy takes credit for teaching dozens of "active pickers" around the U.S., and also for writing several instruction books. His books Scales Over Chords and Everything About Playing Blues are the hottest selling guitar instruction books in the music industry. Randy has travelled throughout the U.S, Canada and Mexico performing in almost any musical context imaginable: stage bands, dance groups, road shows, duos and trios, and as a single. His musical range includes: pop, country, rock, jazz, blues, classical, and adult contemporary. Since his first recording session at sixteen years old, he has recorded on demos, jingles, two solo albums of his own and as a sideman on numerous other albums; he is currently working on an Internet project for learning guitar online: MyGuitar247.com. Randy leads his band Bottom Line Group, and maintains a full studio of guitar students at his MyGuitar 24/7 Studio in Southlake, Texas.