Brandon Goldberg Trio plays The Old Church
- Brandon Goldberg, piano
- Ben Wolfe, bass
- Aaron Kimmel, drums
Brandon Goldberg, now 17 years old, has been playing piano and making music since he was three years old. With “ample dexterity and wise-beyond-his-years sound” (JAZZIZ), Goldberg found his passion for jazz by listening to his favorite artists including Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane. Goldberg has performed at the Newport, Litchfield, Twin Cities, and Caramoor Jazz Festivals as well as the Monterey Jazz Festival with the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and Bravo Niagara Festival of the Arts. He has played on the stages of the most prestigious jazz clubs including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Dizzy’s Club, Birdland Theatre, The Blue Note, Mezzrow, The Apollo Theater, The Side Door in Old Lyme, Keystone Korner in Baltimore, The Adrienne Arsht Center, FAENA Theater in Miami, and Carnegie Hall with the NYO Jazz Orchestra under the leadership of Sean Jones. Goldberg has also performed at classical piano festivals, including the Miami International Piano Festival. Goldberg is the youngest recipient of the ASCAP 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award and a four-time winner of Downbeat Student Music Awards in both the Jazz Soloist and Original Composition Category.