Win this One of a Kind Gretsch Guitar!

Savannah Country Day School
Green Gala Auction Party
Live Auction Date February 7, 2009

Gretsch-SCDS0902-DMG-220Green Gala Auction Party Information — The Green Gala Auction Party, the school’s premier annual event, sponsored by the Parents’ Association, will be held February 7, 2009 at 6:30 pm at the Charles Morris Center in downtown Savannah.  Auction chairs and volunteers have put together a wonderful evening of fun and excitement, all for the benefit of Savannah Country Day School.  There will be a silent auction, a live auction, wonderful food, and entertainment.  The live auction features a one of a kind autographed Gretsch guitar, signed by musicians at the Gretsch 125th Anniversary Big Event.  Tickets are going fast.  It is an event not to be missed!

One of a Kind Gretsch Guitar – Signed by the “Gretsch Greats”
This guitar was signed by the musicians and owners of Gretsch Company at the Gretsch “Big Event” held in New York City on November 18, 2008.
This was the final event for the year long celebration of the Gretsch Company’s 125th Anniversary. This is a one of a kind especially designated for the Savannah Country Day Annual Auction.
Thank you, Dinah Gretsch

Guitar Signatories

  • Chuck Leavell – Primarily known as the Keyboardist for the Rolling Stones band, Chuck also has performed with Widespread Panic, the Allman Brothers Band and George Harrison, among others. He is also a noted conservationist.
  • Tim Ries – The saxophone player for the Rolling Stones band, Tim is also a highly regarded jazz arranger, composer and player and highly sought-after session player.
  • David Lee – Guitarist for David Lee and His Mercenaries known for his “psychobilly” brand of rock and roll.
  • Gary Barley – Upright bass player for David Lee and His Mercenaries.
  • Eric Pullen – Drummer for David Lee and His Mercenaries.
  • Chris Collingwood – Lead vocalist and guitarist for international pop/rock stars Fountains of Wayne. This Grammy nominated group is best known for the single, “Stacy’s Mom” and their latest album is “Traffic and Weather.”
  • Adam Schlesinger – Bassist and background vocalist for Fountains of Wayne
  • Brian Young – Drummer for Fountains of Wayne
  • Jody Porter – Lead guitarist for Fountains of Wayne
  • Bob Sabellico – Jazz Guitarist. Based in Nashville, TN, Bob is also an accomplished composer and producer and formerly played with the Guess Who.
  • Alex Lawhon – Vocalist for Colourslide from Gainesville, FL, winners of the Next Gretsch Greats Unsigned Artist contest in 2008
  • Dean Newman – Guitarist for Colourslide from Gainesville, FL, winners of the Next Gretsch Greats Unsigned Artist contest in 2008
  • Joe Palmer – Bassist for Colourslide from Gainesville, FL, winners of the Next Gretsch Greats Unsigned Artist contest in 2008.
  • Teddy Zambetti – Sirius Satellite Radio Creative Director
  • Steve Ferrone – A touring and studio great, Steve is the drummer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, as well as Eric Clapton. Among other credits, Steve was drummer for the Average White Band.
  • Fred Gretsch, Great Grandson of the founder of the Gretsch Manufacturing Company. Currently the President of the Gretsch Company
  • Dinah Gretsch – CFO of the Gretsch Company and wife of Fred Gretsch

Live Auction Date February 7, 2009

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