GUITAR CENTER’S KING OF THE BLUES, THE ANNUAL SEARCH FOR THE NATION’S TOP UNDISCOVERED BLUES GUTIAR PLAYER CROWNS RANDY SCOTT AN THE 2010 KING OF THE BLUES!
Continuing its support of aspiring artists, Guitar Center the world’s largest musical instrument retailer, announced the winner fourth annual King of the Blues — the nationwide search for the next great undiscovered blues guitar player.
The King of the Blues finals were held at the House of Blues on September 2nd in Los Angeles where the stage was shared with world-renowned guitarist Derek Trucks, leader of the Grammy Award-winning Derek Trucks Band and member of The Allman Brothers Band.
Trucks’ extensive list of accolades and accomplishments includes being tapped by Eric Clapton to join the guitar legend’s 2006/07 world tour as a featured soloist and appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone’s “New Guitar Gods” issue, as well as being the youngest musician to make the magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitar Players of All Time.”
Randy beat out four other extremely talented finalists at the House of Blues in Los Angeles in front of a live audience and a panel of acclaimed judges including Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimmy Vivino, Elliot Easton, Honeyboy Edwards, Michael Frank, Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World Magazine: Brad Tolinski, and Pete Anderson.
As the winner, Randy received $25,000 cash, endorsement deals form Gibson, Ernie Ball, Boss, and Egnater and more!
Watch Randy’s winning performances in this video. Note: There are two performances, electric first, acoustic second.