Welcome to New Endorsed Artist – Raoudi
Very pleased to welcome aboard Raoudi as our very first Endorsed Artist on the Continent of Africa.
A very busy session Guitarist based in Marrakech, Morocco, Raoudi has recorded and performed with a range of Artists from Africa including : Arnaud N’Gaza , Paco Sery , Maitre Gims, Houda Saad, Hamid Bouchnak, Marock Express, and Sy Mehdi. Raoudi is also currently recording and arranging the first album with his new band Houara playing ethnic music from the South of Morocco. Now that’s what we call busy!
We’re delighted to work with Raoudi who will be introducing Cassidy Guitars to the vibrant music scene in North Africa. We have just completed a very tasty UK Custom Built ST to his specification as follows :
# Body – 3 piece Solid Ash finished in Hi Gloss 2 Tone Tobacco Sunburst
# Neck – Canadian Maple with Abalone Pearl Inlayed Headstock logo
# Fretboard – Canadian Maple with 22 frets, Bone Nut and Abalone Pearl Dot Inlays finished in Vintage Honey Gloss
# Machine Heads – Gotoh Vintage SD91 (non locking) in nickel
# Tremelo – Wilkinson WVS50MKII in Chrome
# Pickups – 3 x Seymour Duncan Hot Rails with Black Pickup covers in 3 Ply Black Pickguard
# Electrics / Hardware – 3 x CTS 250k Split Shaft Vintage Audio Taper Pots, Cornell Dubilier “Orange Drop” Capacitor 0.022 @100v, Oak Grigsby 5 Way Switch, Swithcraft Jack Socket, Vintage Cloth / Waxed Wire with Input Jack, Strap Buttons, 1 x String Tree and Custom Engraved Neck Plate in Chrome.
The guitar has now arrived safely in Marrakech, so you will no doubt see Raoudi in action with it soon – in the meantime check him out on his Artist Page.
_ _ _