Last Update: 02/08/17
Randy Rhoads Tribute
|This was the proto-type for Randy's famous guitar.
|Here is the real thing!
|Front view of the Rhoads Flying Vee!
|At the IGRA Exhibition the students of Dr.Ron Purcell and CSUN gave a performance. This is the CSUN guitar quartet. The guitarist second from the left and the one all the way to the right played "Crazy Train" later in the program on bass and electric guitar.
|Dr. Ron Purcell, founder of IGRA, introduces Steve Thachuk. Steve and his twin brother auditioned for Ozzy in the 1980's. Dr. Thachuk is the current head of guitar studies at CSUN.
|CSUN students rocking out on Crazy Train in tribute to the Rhoads family who was in attendance and recognized for their contribution to the IGRA exhibit.
|Here I am with Delores Rhoads. I had just told her how her son Randy was one of the reasons I got into classical guitar. I'm sure she has heard that thousands of times, but she was very excited to hear that and we both got choked up.