Rick Beato Partners with Gibson for a Second Gibson Les Paul Special Double Cut

Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson is proud to announce its second collaboration with acclaimed record producer, songwriter, musician, and educator Rick Beato, a Les Paul Special Double Cut in Sparkling Burgundy. World renowned for his YouTube videos on everything music. Rick worked closely with Gibson luthiers to create this Les Paul Special Double Cut to his exact specifications. This striking new, Gibson Rick Beato Les Paul Special Double Cut is available worldwide now on Gibson.com,

Rick Beato knows great guitars inside and out and he shares his knowledge to over 3.6 million subscribers every week on his YouTube channel. Rick Beato’s new Gibson Les Paul Special Double Cut is designed to be something special. It features a double cutaway body that is slightly thinner (1.5”) than normal, making it lighter and more comfortable. The Tune-O-Matic bridge and Stop Bar tailpiece ensure excellent sustain and easy intonation adjustment, while the dual P-90 pickups deliver classic Les Paul Special Tones. For a distinctive look, the guitar is finished in a new nitrocellulose lacquer color, developed with Rick, and named Sparkling Burgundy. Rick’s signature is reproduced on the truss rod cover; an original series hardshell case is included. Destined to be a fan favorite, the Gibson Rick Beato Les Paul Special Double Cut is available now.

A longtime advocate for music education, Rick Beato has pledged to donate all of his royalties from the sale of his Gibson Rick Beato Les Paul Special Double Cut to the Save The Music Foundation. With music as its core mission, Save The Music Foundation delivers over 15,000 instruments to over 100 school and community projects nationwide every school year.

Rick Beato is a record producer, songwriter, musician, educator, and YouTuber. His EVERYTHING MUSIC channel on YouTube has over 3.6 million subscribers and his interviews include Sting, Pat Metheny, Brian May, Eric Johnson, Ron Carter, Victor Wooten, Tommy Emmanuel, John Scofield, Larry Carlton, Vinnie Colaiuta, Bernard Purdie, and Peter Frampton among others. Currently, Rick’s EVERYTHING MUSIC has 10 to 15 million views per month and a total of half a billion views globally. Rick’s upbeat conversations with musicians that delve into the artist’s creative process, songwriting, compositions as well the genesis of hit riffs or melodies. Rick’s interviews are a celebration of an artist’s career as well as a lively discussion between two people who really love music.