Saturday, May 27

Smooth Jazz Guitarist Suddenly Looses Vision, Artists Join In Faith and Support

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Musicians Join Together. Some of music’s top artists have joined along with the smooth jazz community to help guitarist Jeff Golub. Jeff suddenly lost his vision a few months ago, and as a result has been undergoing extensive testing to diagnose with the hope of finding a means to restore his vision.

John Mayer, Keith Urban, James Taylor, Cyndi Lauper, Sheryl Crow, Steve Lukather/Toto, Bonnie Raitt, Sheila E. and more join the jazz community for The Help 4 Jeff Golub Online Auction. Here’s how you can get involved.

The Help 4 Jeff Golub Online Auction has been created with generous contributions from many of Jeff’s colleagues, friends, and fans where 100% of the proceeds will go towards Jeff’s medical expenses.

The Auction. A sampling of the items:

* John Mayer Autographed Music and Collectables Package Jeff Golub performing at the 2009 Capital Jazz Fest, Photo by: Kim Betton,

* Autographed James Taylor “Sweet Baby James” – printed cello/vocal part from one of his personal set of parts

* Sheila E. Autographed 11” Toca Conga  

* Steve Lukather Music & Toto Concert Memorabilia

* Rod Stewart Autographed Sales Award for album “Still the Same – Great Rock Classics of our Time” 2006

* 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 The Smooth Jazz Cruise 2012 (Week 1 – to the Caribbean)

* Richard Elliot Alto Saxophone with Tiger-Stripe Finish

* 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

More Items Coming In. From Sarah McLachlan, Marcus Miller and others.

If you have any questions or would like to contribute to the auction, please contact



About Author

Kim Betton is the founder and editorial director of The award winning television anchor/reporter and producer has worked in markets across the U.S. including NBC4 & USA Sky Radio in Washington, DC, WBKW-TV Buffalo, New York, FOX 13 News Memphis and KARK4 / FOX 16 News in Little Rock. Kim has a true love for good music! She is also a vocalist for smooth jazz and Broadway show tunes. Her love for music and the arts inspired her to launch this magazine. If you have a story idea email her at Thanks for checking us out! Enjoy!

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