Dramatic representation of guitarist Jeff Golub’s struggle with the PSP to premiere in New York on October 6
NEW YORK, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The New Movie The train continues to run, which dramatically documents the musical achievements and later years of the great jazz, blues and rock guitarist Jeff Golub when he was battling progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), will have his first in New York City to October 6. It will be released on major streaming platforms later this year.
The event is sponsored by CurePSP, the foundation for neurodegeneration in the prime of life, which provided seed funding for the production. Proceeds from the event will support CurePSP’s programs in patient and family support, education and research.
The documentary marks the filmmaker’s directorial debut Kyle I. Kelley, who was assisted by the editor Philippe shane. His score was composed by Stephane Gaboury, a longtime friend and collaborator of Golub. Kelley filmed Golub as he lost his eyesight at the age of 56 and captured him with his wife, Audrey, and teenage sons, Chris and Matthew, in their most intimate and revealing moments. Golub finds it difficult to continue to perform as he is increasingly weakened by devastating symptoms of his as yet undiagnosed condition. His definitive diagnosis came just months before his death January 1, 2015.
For Kelley, what started out as a daylong shoot turned into a nearly decade-long project. Kelley said: “It was originally a short film that would highlight Jeff’s resilience and persistence in the face of his sudden loss of sight at 56. As his symptoms progressed, I continued to interview and film until his death, capturing his genius as a musician, his wry sense of humor, his love for his family and his courageous struggle with the depredations of what would ultimately be diagnosed as PSP . “
Golub is known for his work as a sideman and session musician with musicians like Rod stewart, Billy Squier, Tina turner, Pierre Loup, Vanessa williams, and Bill evans. He also recorded 11 solo albums starting with Unspoken words in 1988, the same year, he joined Stewart’s band as lead guitarist. Golub told the magazine Rolling stone, “For me there are only two kinds of music: the one that comes from the heart and the one that is not. Regardless of the style or genre, music is either real or it is not. real. I love any kind of music that comes from the heart, and that’s the kind I try to do. “
The premiere will take place at that of New York City vineyard October 6. Event details and registration are online at psp.org/event/golub.
CurePSP is the non-profit advocacy organization focused on progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), corticobasal degeneration (CBD), multisystem atrophy (MSA) and other first-order neurodegenerative diseases, a range of brain disorders fatalities that often strike during a person’s most productive times. and rewarding years. Currently, there is no effective treatment or cure for these diseases, which affect over 150,000 people in the United States alone. Since its inception in 1990, CurePSP has funded nearly 200 research studies and is the primary source of information and support for patients and their families, other caregivers, researchers, and physicians and healthcare professionals. CurePSP is based at New York City. Please visit www.curepsp.org for more information.
Dr. Kristophe Diaz
Executive Director and Scientific Director
SOURCE CurePSP, Inc.