JOSH GOLDBERG

Josh Goldberg is a singer, songwriter, producer, and cantorial soloist in Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Josh studied music at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and then went on to pursue his Bachelor’s degree in Popular Music at USC’s renowned Thornton School of Music. Josh released a self-titled EP in 2012, and followed up with a full-length album of Jewish music called ONE, which Cantor Richard Cohn described as “an expertly produced album filled with creativity and spirit.” He has performed with Grammy-Award winning musicians Macy Gray, Lamont Dozier, and Melissa Manchester, and toured internationally with renowned Jewish musicians Craig Taubman, Rick Recht, and Mikey Pauker, we well as with his own band. Josh has been a featured performer and presenter at URJ Biennial, Limmud UK (London), BBYO International Convention, Song Leader Bootcamp, American Conference of Cantors Mid-Winter Conference, and American Jewish University’s Dream Lab. Josh’s compositions and arrangements have been performed at the (Obama) White House, major concert halls including the Grammy Museum, the Troubadour, Meyerson Symphony Center, UCLA Schoenberg Hall, and Winspear Opera House, as well at synagogues and youth conventions across the United States. Josh’s music is regularly played on Jewish Rock Radio, has been published by Berman House Publications and Transcontinental Music Publications, and has been featured in the Jewish Journal, Texas Jewish Post, OC Jewish Life, and ReformJudaism.org.

In 2017, Josh created his own record label and production company, Kosher Style Records, specializing in producing music for contemporary Jewish songwriters from around the country. Josh is currently the Music Director at Open Temple in Venice, CA, and is studying to be a cantor at the Academy for Jewish Religion, California. Josh lives in Sherman Oaks with his wife, Andrea, cat, Jazz, and their pets, Frankie and Jazz.

Josh Goldberg

Produced by: Josh Goldberg and Sam Brawner
Mixed by: Keith Armstrong
Mastered by: Justin Shturtz
Lead Vocals: Josh Goldberg
Piano, rhodes and hammond organ: Nick Milo
Acoustic and Electric Guitar: Cary Singer
Violin 1: Ginny Luke
Violin 2: Lacy Rostyak
Viola: Lauren Baba
Cello: Hope Easton
Alto Saxophone and Horn Arrangement: Chazzy Green
Trumpet: Brian Mantz
Trombone: Ramset Hampton
Harmonica: Ross Garren
Pedal Steel: Marty Rifkin
Drums: Eric Valentine and Sam Brawner
Bass: Ian Martin and Corbin Jones
Percussion: Aarôn Serfaty
Background Vocals: Nathan Fertig, Nathan Heldman, Samantha Creighton, Malia Civetz, Cantor Lizzie Weiss, Olivia Harris, Ayo Awosika, Daniel Leanse, Lauri Reimer