Randy Gildersleeve moved to the Twin Cities area in 1977 to attend college and pursue a career in music. By the early 1980's, he was teaching guitar and bass and playing in rock bands. Randy has been playing bluegrass music and teaching others to play for many years. He currently plays in the eclectic blues/rock/soul group Savanna Blue and North Shore Trail, an acoustic band exploring bluegrass, jazz, Celtic and folk music. He runs his own recording studio, Gildersound, in Forest Lake, MN.