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About.

Judah S. Goldman is a New York City-based multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. A classically-trained musician, composer, arranger and performer, he works in a multitude of settings including bars, nightclubs, weddings, festivals, senior facilities, private events, and more. Judah is best known as the frontman and co-founder of the NYC-based Alternative Rock band, Dr. Ted and The Stone, as well as his work as part of the musical worship team and ensemble at Kehillat Romemu.

Judah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Music Theory and Composition from Muhlenberg College, studying under the auspices of Dr. Ted Conner and Dr. Douglas Ovens in the fields of Jazz, Classical, Early/Medieval, Avant-Garde, and Contemporary Music. He is proficient in cello, bass, guitar, piano, ukulele, mandolin, viola de gamba, organ, and harmonica. 

Judah started his career as a performer at Muhlenberg College, playing in a variety of bands and ensembles, including The Muhlenberg Blues Ensemble, Collegium Musicum and Jazz Improv ensembles. He gigged at weddings and private events, developing a robust career as a performer at senior facilities in the greater D.C. area immediately after graduation in 2017.

 

Among the many and far-ranging musical styles that inspire him Judah has been greatly influenced by the works of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, James Taylor, David Gilmour, Leonard Cohen, Gram Parsons, Tom Waits, Jim Croce, and Tom Petty. In addition to the contemporary greats, Judah has always had a deep passion for early blues and country music, including The Carter Family, Robert Johnson, Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, and many artists of the Great American Songbook. 

Judah brings a rare warmth, competence, and intimacy to his performances with a mix of original music and cover material to suit any and all venues. 

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SERVICES

Judah S. Goldman is available for...

         Senior Facility Entertainment                                                     Weddings of All Faiths, Creeds, and Love*    

    

         Solo/Acoustic Performances                                                        Festivals

         Band Performances                                                                        B'nai Mitzvot (Bar/Bat Mitzvahs)

         Bar/Club Acts                                                                                  Session Musician Work

         Parties/Celebrations                                                                      Compositional Work

         Proposals/Engagements                                                               Arranging

         Private Events                                                                                 Musician For Hire 

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*Judah S. Goldman is ordained and authorized to perform and officiate weddings under the Church of the Latter-Day Dude

Services
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Performance Packages

Nursing Homes

Judah works closely with a large network of nursing homes and senior communities to provide a nice variety of musical entertainment. 

Judah's Music Hour

The best of the 1920s - 1970s and back, touching on folk, blues, rock, country, and jazz, featuring guitar, ukulele, and vocals. 

Easy Listening

As if often the case, music can best serve as a background to help calm and relax. Judah offers an easy listening and background music option, often most popular in memory care, featuring cello and mandolin playing a selection of classical, folk, and bluegrass melodies.

Bands

Judah works with a number of bands and ensembles in the Greater New York area, representing Dr. Ted and The Stone and The Helen Shpeilvogel Orchestra. 

Dr. Ted and The Stone

Named for their college professor, Dr. Ted and The Stone is an alternative folk rock band playing a mix of originals and covers. From bars to weddings to synagogues and more, Dr. Ted is available for any occasion.

The Helen Shpeilvogel Orchestra

A collective of friends and family, the Helen Shpeilvogel Orchestra offers a unique and eclectic selection of Jazz and Blues standards, as well as Jazzed-up renditions of popular tunes and classics. 

Private Parties

Judah offers a customizable private party performance option. Drawing on a wide array of songs and compositions, Judah provides musical entertainment for private parties and events to suit your taste. From 20s to 90s to classical and Jazz to Jewish and Religious music, Judah S. Goldman is available for solo, duo, trio, and band performances working with trained professionals to meet your musical needs and tastes. 

Judah Offers:

  • Solo Acoustic

  • Singer/Songwriters of the...

  • Original Music

  • Easy Listening - Classical 

  • Easy Listening - Jazz

  • Jewish/Yiddish Performances

Video and Home Visits

Judah offers a unique variety of customizable performance options for you and your loved ones outside of his usual performances as a Nursing Home entertainer. As COVID-19 had impacted us all, Judah is committed to providing much-needed entertainment to Seniors, Adults, and anyone who feels like they need a little music in their life in a safe and upbeat way. In light of the physical limitations of proximity, Judah is offering customizable online concerts via Zoom, Skype, Facebook Video Chat, and most other forms of video call. 

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