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 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 a 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.
Upon moving back to NYC in 2019, he launched himself as a performing artist, working with community theaters and associated acts, as well as wedding bands and at local bars, clubs and senior facilities. Judah also fronts his own group, Dr. Ted and the Stone, performing a mix of jazz, rock, blues, and folk.
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.