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Friday, March 4, 2011
Learn How to Play the Bass with Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith
Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton and CharityBuzz.com are teaming up to bring you an exclusive bass lesson. Submit your bid to learn bass with Mr. Sweet Emotion himself.
Tom Hamilton is the bassist of the rock band Aerosmith and co-author of Aerosmith's hits including "Sweet Emotion" (perhaps most noted for the bass line), "Janie's Got a Gun" and "Jaded." He plays rhythm guitar on another song he co-wrote, "Sick as a Dog" and also co-wrote "Uncle Salty" from Toys in the Attic. Hamilton occasionally plays guitar and sings backing vocals.
Aerosmith is the best-selling American hard rock band of all time, having sold 150 million albums worldwide, including 66.5 million albums in the United States alone. They hold the record for the most gold and multi-platinum albums by an American group. The band has scored 21 Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, nine #1 Mainstream Rock hits, four Grammy Awards, and ten MTV Video Music Awards. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. They also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Song, "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing." They were selected as one of the Best Rock Bands by Rolling Stone and Hit Parader magazines and were chosen as the first rock band to be honored as MTV Icons.
Tom also serves as a board member of the Music and Youth Initiative and we are proud to offer this bass lesson. Don't miss the chance to play bass with one of the world's most accomplished musicians! The proceeds for this item benefit Music and Youth InitiativeTerms: Includes: A bass lesson with Tom Hamilton. To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time and location. Must be redeemed within one (1) year of purchase. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned. Donated by: Tom Hamilton Submit Your Bid NOW!