PLAY ONE OF LES PAUL'S GUITARS
February 27, 2013
PLAY SOME OF LES PAUL'S GUITARS
Wednesday February 27
Musicians can sign up to play precious guitars once owned by Les Paul at sessions to be held at the Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike on Wednesday December 5 from 6 – 10 p.m. Among the guitars available is a 1969 Les Paul Custom G-2 especially for Les by Gibson and used on the west coast in his performances there. An identical guitar was kept here on the East Coast for his use. There is a 1975 custom Heritage 3 experimental prototype Gibson made for Les and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin as well as a 1950 Gibson Solid Body guitar with the first "Les Paulverizer" that Les built. A custom guitar, one of only three, made by Gibson to honor the first responders of Sept 11, 2001 on its 10th anniversary is also available to play.
Up to five players can play together at each 45 minute session. Family and friends are welcome to observe. 45 minute sessions are $25 per guitar player and $5 per audience member.
Reservations and payment in advance are required. Please send them to Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah, 07430. To request a reservation, click here
or call 201-512-0099.
The Mahwah Museum, at 201 Franklin Turnpike, features exhibits “Les Paul In Mahwah” and “New Jersey Fights in the Civil War”, and is open Wednesday and Weekends from 1 to 5 PM. Also at the Museum, the The Donald Cooper Railroad, which has reopened after extensive maintenance, is open on weekends from 1 to 5 PM.
The Mahwah Museum receives operating support from The New Jersey Historical Commission, Department of State.