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Jam Session or Lesson with Pedal Steel Player Bob “Boo” Bernstein in LA

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Donated by: Bob “Boo” Bernstein

Bid to win your chance to spend an hour and a half "jamming" or learning from renowned, award winning Pedal Steel player, Bob "Boo" Bernstein!

Jam with the man who has shared Oscar, Emmy and Grammy nominations and wins by means of his amazing Pedal Steel prowess... Or, sit down to a lesson with Bob! If you have friends who’d like to join in the Jam session, they are welcome (winner will arrange approval for number with Bob).

Over the years, Bob “Boo” Bernstein has made his mark in the world of pedal steel, working with a long list of country and roots artists.  Recently, Bob gained acclaim as the featured steel player on Gustavo Santaolalla’s Academy Award-winning score for Ang Lee’s motion picture Brokeback Mountain and as part of a pedal steel octet on the Hans Zimmer score for Man Of Steel.  He can also be heard weekly playing Dobro on the Emmy-nominated theme to Hell on Wheels on the AMC Channel.  He recently recorded steel and Dobro with acclaimed composer Pedro Bromfman for the second season of the Netflix series Narcos.  Additionally, he appeared on the Latin Grammy Album of the year by Latin superstar Juanes, the Grammy Award-winning album Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster,  the Billboard Ranchero/Mariachi Album of the Year by Vicente Fernandez (Otra Vez), and Billboard Ranchero/Mariachi Album of the Year by Joan Sebastian (13 Celebrando 13 – which was also nominated for a Grammy).  Bob plays steel on the album Buenaventura by La Santa Cecilia which was recently up for a Grammy.

Additionally,  Bob has contributed steel to recordings and live performances by such acclaimed artists as Freddy Fender, Tanya Tucker, Jerry Lee Lewis, Emmylou Harris, Mark Chesnutt, La Santa Cecilia, Dwight Yoakam,  Lucero, Michelle Shocked, Curt Kirkwood from the Meat Puppets, Erasure, Eliza Gilkyson, Gatemouth Brown, Hank Thompson, Tiger Army, and Monte Warden. 

  • Experience will occur within the following date range(s):
    Feb 14, 2018 to Aug 01, 2018

Additional Lot Details
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  • Participant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Valid for up to 4 people.
  • Number of participants will be discussed with Bob. 
  • Duration: 90 minutes.
  • Must be used within 6 months of auction close. 
  • Winner can take pictures with Bob. 
  • Videos of the jam session are not permitted to be shared or posted publicly. 
  • Location of session will be determined between the winner and Bob.
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  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
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  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date, based on the donor's availability.

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