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THE GUITARS - JOSH STAPLES
"The New Trust are one of those 'hard-to-explain' bands. I’m not sure how a band can be described as tuneful and difficult at the same time but The New Trust seem to pull it off. Paired down to a three piece, the band continues to intrigue..." - Sound as Language

"This is a band that personifies true synergy, with no one member standing out but instead all three working together to create something greater than the sum of their beings. Josh Staples’ angelic alto showcases a repertoire of yelps, whispers and hushed spoken word, while Sara Sanger’s wandering guitar riffs punctuate and drive – rather than define – the songs. And drummer Julia Lancer beats out as the unfailing heart at the center of the band. One thing is apparent with this album: The New Trust has not abandoned its sound. It has evolved." - Wonka Vision Magazine, Natalye Childress Smith

For more information on Josh Staples, go to thenewtrust.com

Guitar: Gibson SG / Etching

EXHIBIT PRIOR TO GALA
The Josh Staples guitar will be publicly displayed at Starstruck Boutique & Gallery of Art in downtown Petaluma from late January until the Gala (February 28, 2009). Starstruck Boutique & Gallery of Art is located at 123 Kentucky St. in Petaluma, CA. For more information about this exhibit, please call Starstruck Boutique & Gallery of Art at (707) 766-6199.

This guitar will be auctioned on the evening of February 28, 2009 at the Phoenix Guitar Gala & Carnaval.

The auction will take place in the Phoenix and will be broadcast worldwide via the Internet while accepting bids from around the world.

ONLINE BIDDER REGISTRATION
Click here to register to bid online for the Guitar Gala on 2/28/09.




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