Band-Autographed Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Fetches Over $10,000 For Charity
Earlier this month, all three members of Rush signed a Geddy Lee Jazz Bass that was then auctioned off for the Fender Music Foundation. About the organization:The Fender Music Foundation is a music charity funded by people who want to change the state of music education, people who believe music is an integral part of society and want to make music more accessible to everyone.According to DNJournal.Com, the signed bass guitar ended up raising over $10,000!
The donations we receive allow us to provide instruments to school music classrooms, after school programs and music therapy programs. We select programs that are in-need, ongoing, sustainable and give more people the opportunity to make music."Escrow.com handled the sale of a black Fender Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Guitar autographed by the Rush bassist and vocalist, Geddy Lee himself, along with fellow band mates Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart (all three of whom will be on hand when Rush is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013). The sale raised over $10,000 after the guitar was auctioned off through Reverb.com."Thanks to Eric from Power Windows for the news.