Fall- 2017 Update

Over his career, Randall has played in bands with former members of many national acts, including the Allman Brothers, Vassar Clements, Ralph Stanley,Dickie Betts, and B.J. Thomas.

Randall is proud to announce that his latest creative project is an all-original six piece band

performing many of Randall's best songs from his catalog, as well as many brand new songs.

The band is called Alpha Dog, reviving the name used from 2003 - 2010.

The band is actively will be playing festivals and shows that feature all

original music. Check out their site for schedule, updates, social media, and all that great stuff.

A new ALPHA DOG cd of all original material is available now through our facebook page. Includes the songs INTERNET BRIDE FROM CHINA and GOODBYE SISTER, which you can hear with the links on this site below

Alpha Dog is making inroads on the original music circuit and has played a number  of festivals and



Randall has also put some of his original catalog onto soundcloud, so those of you who want to hear some complete recordings, should go check it out at Randall just got back from a week in Nashville, where he got to study and play with all-time great Nashville session ace and grammy winner, Brent Mason. Randall continues to play locally with Monkey Wrench and sit in with Kim Reteguiz. Check out their schedules and hope to see you soon!


Randall  is currently handling guitar duties for both Monkey Wrench ( as well as doing free lance fill in work with a number of acts.


From April 2012-Summer 2014, Randall handled guitar duties for Kim Reteguiz and Black Cat Bones

They recorded an album of original material which is expected to be released in October or November of 2013. CHeck out the Randall & Kim co-written original : LEAVIN

Randall co-wrote and recorded some tunes with Skye Bailey in 2013. Check out their co-written piece, DIABLO

In the summer of 2011, Randall recorded another new album or original material...this time it is self-produced and again, Randall pursues another new direction: ACOUSTIC: New Age and Fingerstyle. This album, featuring Randall on acoustic, electric guitrars, mandolin, dobro, & keyboard, is entitled NEW STUFF 4 YOU. Randall continues to explore new territiory, unlike most guitarists who will master one style, Randall continues to pursue different genres....making him one of the most versatile players in Jacksonville.

In November 2009, Randall signed a publishing, recording and distribution deal with ABSOLUTE MUSIC PUBLISHING (AMP). AMP recorded and released "IN THE DOGHOUSE," recorded by Randall's performing band, ALPHA DOG. It was another new direction for Randall as he explored new country sounds on 8 of the album's 11 tracks. Absolute will be looking to place the material in movies, TV and commercials etc. The album is available here or through AMP at:







Randall has been writing, performing and  producing original rock music since 1974. He achieved notoriety with Orange Hearts, who were a popular tri-state band from 1983-1987. Orange Hearts resided on the now defunct "Webster Music Services" label and were distributed by Important Records. They released a full length album and four singles, which received critical acclaim in the local Arts Press. They  performed on various cable TV shows and live throughout the Tri-State area regularly.

Randall has continued to study guitar with the top names in all genres...and has developed into an "A list" guitar player in the Jacksonville area...over the last few years  he has studied jazz with international jazz/rock fusion icon Larry Coryell, studied locally with top jazzers Barry Greene (UNF), Gary Starling (Jacksonville University), and John Schaefer. He has traveled to Ohio to study acoustic fingerstyle directly with Jorma Kaukonen, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, former member of Jefferson Airplane and still touring with Hot Tuna. In August 2009 he traveled to Nashville and took a series of chicken-picken lessons from Nashville top session guitarist, Johnny Hiland, In 2011 he took a 4 day master class with the world's top rated Country finger syylist, Tommy Emmanuel..

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