Jeff Golub initially made his name as an in-demand sideman during long-term gigs backing rock stars Rod Stewart and Billy Squire. Golub worked as a sideman for a diverse set of artists including Tina Turner, Dar Williams, Vanessa Williams, Rick Braun, Bill Evans, and Kirk Whalum. He released his solo debut in 1988 but then recorded several successful albums in the mid-1990s under his band name, Avenue Blue, which established him as a core artist in contemporary jazz. Golub returned to recording under his own name in 1999 and delivered twelve bluesy jazz albums until 2015.
He was born in Akron, OH in 1955 and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston before moving to New York City in 1980.
In 2011, Golub contracted a rare degenerative brain disease called progressive supranuclear palsy [PSP] that caused him to lose his sight but did not impact his guitar playing
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September 19, 2013
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July 17, 2013
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July 11, 2011
Jeff Golub Band, Featuring Henry Butler - The Three Kings (2011)
March 14, 2007
New CD From Guitarist Jeff Golub
October 20, 2004
Guitars and Saxes featuring Warren Hill, Euge Groove, Jeff Golub