|Tags:||smooth jazz jazz contemporary jazz funk jeff golub guitar|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
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15 April 1955, Akron, Ohio, USA. Golub was already an accomplished guitarist when he attended Bostons Berklee College Of Music. At the end of the 70s he settled in New York City where he was invited to join Billy Squiers band. In addition to appearing on several albums, this engagement also resulted in three world tours. Aside from his work with Squier, Golub was also in demand as a session player and sideman, and he supported artists such as Tina Turner, Vanessa Williams and Rod Stewart. Golub worked with Stewart for eight years but in 1988 made his solo record debut, Unspoken Words. He left Stewarts band in 1994 and formed his own contemporary jazz group, Avenue Blue. The following year, Golub toured with pianist Bob James, appearing on the Grammy-nominated Joined At The Hip with James and Kirk Whalum. After three acclaimed albums with Avenue Blue for Bluemoon Records, Golub returned to his solo career with Out Of The Blue, on which he blended...