The Vault

The Vault

by Jeff GolubJeff Golub




The posthumously released all-star Jeff Golub benefit album, The Vault, brings together reworked and previously unreleased versions of songs the guitarist recorded prior to being diagnosed with the rare brain disease progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) in 2014. A debilitating condition, PSP robbed Golub of his eyesight and left the adept, genre-bending blues and jazz musician unable to play his guitar. Tragically, complications from the disease also led to his death in January 2015. Prior to his passing, however, several of Golub's longtime friends and collaborators, including trumpeter Rick Braun, music executive Bud Harner, and producer/engineer Steven Miller, assisted Golub in compiling these tracks. Golub then handpicked many of his favorite artists to add their own contemporary style to the recordings and create something fresh. Although many of the songs on The Vault, such as "Funky Is as Funky Does," off 1994's Avenue Blue and "Groanin'," off 1999's Out of the Blue, will be familiar to Golub's longtime fans, these are not the same tracks featured on the original albums. On the contrary, these are alternate versions reworked with newly recorded additions from such artists as Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Kirk Whalum, Boney James, Jeff Lorber, Gerald Albright, Peter White, Richard Elliot, and others. Released on the heels of a live benefit concert held in New York City to raise funds to pay for Golub's expenses, proceeds from sales of The Vault also go to Golub's family. Ultimately, The Vault works as both a farewell from Golub and a soulful, uplifting tribute to his musical gifts.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/31/2015
Label: Ent. One Music
UPC: 0099923948421
catalogNumber: 9484

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jeff Golub   Primary Artist,Electric Guitar
Gerald Albright   Alto Saxophone
Richard Elliot   Tenor Saxophone
Dave Koz   Tenor Saxophone
Peter White   Acoustic Guitar,Guitar (Nylon String)
Jeff Lorber   Keyboards
Bill Evans   Tenor Saxophone
Boney James   Tenor Saxophone
Jeff Bova   Keyboards
Rick Braun   Horn,Keyboards
Luis Conte   Percussion,Conga
Brian Culbertson   Trombone
Steve Ferrone   Drums
Mitchel Forman   Keyboards,Hammond B3
Steve Gaboury   Keyboards
Lincoln Goines   Acoustic Bass
Paul Jackson   Guitar
Jeff Levine   Hammond B3
Gary Novak   Drums
Chris Palmaro   Hammond B3
John Pierce   Bass
Philippe Saisse   Keyboards
Roger Squitero   Percussion
Kirk Whalum   Tenor Saxophone
Ron Reinhardt   Keyboards
Nate Phillips   Bass
Mindi Abair   Alto Saxophone
Jeff Young   Piano,Wurlitzer,Hammond B3
Dave Woodford   Horn
Andre Berry   Bass
Third Richardson   Drums

Technical Credits

Jeff Lorber   Producer
Rick Braun   Programming,Producer
Bud Harner   Producer
Philippe Saisse   Programming,Producer
Steven Miller   Programming,Producer
Lori Stoll   Art Direction
Christian "Wicked" Wicht   Pro-Tools

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