Tag Archives: Mike Shannon

Inside the Jackson 30th Anniversary Soloist

Along with the unveiling of the Jackson Custom Shop 30th Anniversary Soloist, Senior Master Builder Mike Shannon reminisced about the history of the legendary guitar in an exclusive interview. Check out the video after the jump.

Guitarist Features 30th Anniversary Soloist

The June edition of Guitarist features an in-depth look at the upcoming Jackson 30th Anniversary Soloist, a limited-edition homage to the godfather of high-performance guitars. Each 30th Anniversary Soloist is hand-crafted by Senior Master Builder Mike Shannon, who talks about some … Continue reading

The Music Zoo Dissects the Jackson RR 1.5

Tommy Colletti of Music Zoo recently broke down the amazing Jackson RR1.5, which he created along with Jackson Master Builder Mike Shannon. Replicating the 25th Anniversary Rhoads identically is off-limits, so Colletti and Shannon made a few subtle “Randy-style” changes … Continue reading

Ellefson Visits Jackson Custom Shop

Having just finished Megadeth’s epic South American tour, bassist David Ellefson took a visit to the Jackson Custom Shop in Corona, Calif., where he chatted with master luthier Mike Shannon. While there, the guys offered a behind-the-scenes look at some … Continue reading