Larry Carlton To Donate Gibsons To Help Japanese Recovery Efforts

04/12/2011
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(Gibson) Larry Carlton and his label, 335 Records, are doing their part to assist Japanese recovery efforts after the recent earthquakes and tsunami. The guitar master has announced that he will donate five Gibson Custom Larry Carlton ES-335 guitars to help Japan.

According to a press release, Carlton and the label are sending the guitars around the world to collect signatures from "some of the biggest stars." The axes will later be sold at auction, with all of the proceeds going to relief efforts. Also, the guitarist and label have already donated thousands of items to benefit Japanese citizens.

Currently, "Mr. 335" and his band are touring Japan on their Sounds of Philadelphia Tour 2011. Carlton and Co. will be playing in Tokyo through Tuesday, April 12. Carlton also recently announced a slew of European tour dates. more on this story

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