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Musicians Hold Online Auction to Benefit Guitarist Jeff Golub

Chris Botti, Dave Koz, Peter White, Rick Braun and others agree to help recently blinded musician.

Jeff Golub

A number of jazz artists, promoters and fans have joined together to help guitarist Jeff Golub, who suddenly lost his vision several months ago. Currently, Golub is undergoing extensive tests in hopes of finding a means to restore his vision; however, these tests are expensive and not covered by insurance.

The Help 4 Jeff Golub Online Auction has been created with the contributions of many of Golub’s colleagues, friends, and fans. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go towards Golub’s medical expenses.

Among the items being auctioned are:

* Autographed limited-edition, Yamaha Custom EX Alto Saxophone signed by Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Kirk Whalum, Boney James, Richard Elliot, Gerald Albright, Warren Hill, Eric Marienthal and Michael Lington

* A private concert with Peter White and Euge Groove

* 2-Person deluxe stateroom with veranda for Smooth Jazz Cruise 2012 (Week 1, to the Caribbean)

* Richard Elliot alto saxophone with tiger-stripe finish

* 6-Person private dinner at Spaghettini Grill & Lounge in Seal Beach, Calif.

* 3-Night VIP Package for 2 guests to Earl Klugh’s Weekend of Jazz at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs (includes airfare credit), April 12-14, 2012

* 2-Night Stay at SummerWood Winery & Inn in Paso Robles, Calif.

* 4-Pack gold passes (plus hotel) to JazzFest West 2012 in San Dimas, Calif.

* New year’s Eve concert with Jeff Golub, Alex Bugnon and Cindy Bradley in Parsippany, NJ

* Rick Braun’s New Year’s Eve concert with Jonathan Butler and Euge Groove in Tucson, Ariz.

* Rod Stewart autographed sales award for album Still the Same-Great Rock Classics of our Time, 2006

For questions or to contribute to the auction, contact [email protected].

You can also visit Help4JeffGolub.

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