Santana, Metheny, and Satriani Signed Guitars Auctioned for Charity on EBay During June

June 3, 2005

Authenticity verifying the guitarist’s signature will also be included, along with the following accessories: 10 sets of D’Addario EXL110 strings, one Planet Waves leather guitar strap, one Planet Waves Pro-Winder, one Planet Waves Headstand and one Planet Waves 20-Foot Circuit Breaker Cable.

Autographed Ibanez Joe Satriani JS1200
eBay Auction: June 6- June 16
Like Joe’s fluid and fiery playing style, the Joe Satriani Ibanez JS1200 signature model guitar exudes smooth lines, sleek sophistication, and extreme versatility. This 2005 JS1200 has a lightweight basswood body finished in stunning candy-apple red, a precisely contoured compound radius “JS Prestige” maple neck, and tone-rich rosewood fingerboard. A pair of DiMarzio humbuckers provide the fuel and the locking tremolo lets you surf perfectly tuned through the myriad of Joe’s whammy effects.

Autographed Ibanez Pat Metheny PM100
eBay Auction: June 13-June 22
Pat Metheny’s Ibanez PM100 signature guitar reflects his lush and beautiful blend of jazz, pop, and world music sounds. This 2005 PM100 is ideally suited to achieve the warm and tasty Pat Metheny tone, and its charming and inviting appearance is sure to inspire any player to pick it up and plug in. The versatile double-cutaway hollow maple body is specially designed for easy upper fret access and delivers a full, projecting tone, with limited feedback. The body is complimented by a mahogany neck which delivers a warm, balanced tone and sweet sustain. Coupled with an IBZ Super 58 humbucker, the PM100 is perfectly designed and constructed to break down the boundaries between jazz and rock, just as Pat has been doing for 30 years.

Steve Vai Autographed Ibanez RG320
eBay Auction: June 20-June 29
While many musicians fit easily into a single category, Steve Vai's unique musical vision remains unclassifiable. After more than 20 years, Vai continues to use unbridled guitar virtuosity and soulful artistry to explore the spectrum of human emotion. His longtime association with Ibanez guitars comes to play here with this personally signed RG320 model. The RG guitar line is the unchallenged standard in hard and heavy rock guitars. A lightweight basswood/flamed maple body is stunningly stained in a translucent black finish and the super-thin, super-flat Ibanez Wizard neck provides the foundation for fast and furious riffs. Topped off with an Edge III bridge and a pair of IBZ DiMarzio humbuckers, this rock machine is primed for the hard-edged sound and performance that made Steve Vai a legend.

Autographed PRS Carlos Santana II
eBay Auction: June 27-July 6
With over 50 million records sold and countless guitar players converted to his blend of pop, blues, jazz/fusion, and world music, Carlos Santana is a true visionary who’s music and influence have brought guitarists and music fans from around the world together. As Paul Reed Smith’s original signature artist, Santana is almost synonymous with PRS guitars. The Santana II’s sweet, rich tone and smooth sustain are made possible thanks to the classically designed carved maple top and mahogany back that mark “the Santana” look and sound. The “artist-grade” flamed maple top is beyond gorgeous and is accentuated with stunning rippled abalone purfing. The PRS traditional “bird” inlays are flawlessly set into an exotic Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Finally, a pair of PRS Zebra humbuckers provides the sing and growl needed to channel Carlos’ magical musical spirit into every note.

All proceeds of this auction will go to benefit Providence House. Providence House, founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph, is a unique human services organization that has provided transitional and permanent housing to homeless, abused and formerly incarcerated women and their children since 1979. At the heart of Providence House is a commitment to creating hospitable, non-violent, compassionate residences and programs where women and children can grow to their full potential. All of the money collected from this auction will be given to Providence House to help run these residences and support their programs. For more information, visit their website at

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