Rick Beato teams up with Gibson for music education – Music Connection Magazine
Gibson unveiled the latest addition to its collection, the Rick Beato Les Paul Special Double Cut. Acclaimed record producer, songwriter, musician and educator Rick Beato is well known for his YouTube videos on Everything Music. grinding wheel worked in close collaboration with Gibson Luthiers to create the Les Paul Double Cut to its exact specifications. A striking new model Blue Mist Televisionthe Gibson Rick Beato Les Paul Special Double Cut is available now at select global retailers and on Gibson.com.
“I’m thrilled to release this signature guitar because it embodies all the features I’ve loved in the Double Cuts I play with a new, thinner, more resonant body,” says Rick Beato. “I have dedicated my life to musical education. The fact that creating this instrument also allowed me to raise funds for the Save the Music Foundation was the last incentive I needed to get involved. This is a unique guitar that was built for a unique and timely cause. I hope you will like it as much as I do.
Rick Beato is dedicated to music education and has pledged to donate all of its royalties from the sale of its Gibson Rick Beato Les Paul Special Double Cut at the Save The Music Foundation. To Save the Music Foundationmusic is central to our national recovery and youth mental health. record music delivering over 15,000 instruments to over 100 school and community projects nationwide this school year.
Gibson has a strong focus on supporting the global music community through the philanthropic arm of Gibson Gives which supports non-profit organizations in their efforts to advance musicians, youth-focused education, music and wellness initiatives. Gibson gives will match Rick’s charitable donation to Record music. 100% of all donations to and from Gibson gives–a 501(c)(3) organization — going toward the music gift. Over the past three years, Gibson gives raised over $3.5 million worldwide by his mission.
“Rick Beato is an inspiration to so many musicians and music lovers and we are honored to have Rick Beato join our family of iconic artists,” said Beth Heidt, Vice President of Cultural Influence Gibson Brands-Global. “We have a shared mission to support music education and ensure that all students have the opportunity to experience the arts. Save the Music is a key partner of our Gibson Gives Foundation and will ensure that this access is provided to young musicians. This is a very special project for all of us.
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