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An accomplished musician, John Goldschmid has served for nearly four decades as a pianist, composer, and arranger. Over the course of his studio career, Goldschmid has played keyboards on many film and television soundtracks, industrials, and CDs. John Goldschmid has performed at many prestigious New York City clubs and appeared at such venues as The China Club, The Bottom Line, Lone Star Café, Bitter End, Tramps, The Ritz, and CBGBs. He has also played at the Rich Forum and Toad’s Place in Connecticut, The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, the Grand Stand Play on the Island of St. Croix, USVI, and the world-famous New Forty Thieves Club in Bermuda. Goldschmid has worked with many internationally recognized artists, including Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals), Roger Ball (Average White Band), Anthony Jackson, Joe Beck, John Tropea, and Jim Webb. He has also collaborated with the members of a number of orchestras in studio, including the New York Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera orchestras. A highlight of his career was when the original group, Charlie Karp and the Namedroppers, landed a recording contract with Grudge Records, distributed by BMG Records worldwide. John Goldschmid co-produced the CD and played keyboards and recorder. The title track, Given It All I Got, was used to accompany a video cartoon featuring catcher Gary Carter for the New York Mets and played at Shea Stadium during the seventh inning stretch for an entire season. A second track from the CD, Breaking Each Other's Hearts, was included on the major motion picture soundtrack of Speed Zone, featuring John Candy and Shari Belafonte. Currently, John Goldschmid plays the piano at yacht clubs, country clubs, restaurants, and private events. He also serves as an organist at the Dingletown Community Church in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Musician, Composer, and Arranger



Berklee College of Music