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Randy Parsons: Seattle’s Grammy guitar maker

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parsonsSEATTLE — When Jack White rocked the house at this year’s Grammy Awards, he was strumming a guitar made right here in Seattle.

White also smashed that guitar at the end of his performance, but it doesn’t bother Randy Parsons, who counts the former White Stripes front man, and even legend Jimmy Page, as customers.

Photojournalist Marc Lecuyer hung out with Parsons in his Seattle shop to see what goes into making strings for music’s biggest stars.

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  • Greg Vinson

    I have been a customer; he is first rate, very nice, and does fantastic work. But I have no idea why you called him a maker of strings; that is a whole other process he has nothing to do with; he buys them and puts them on like any of us.