Aaron Goldberg (born April 30, 1974, in Boston, Massachusetts) is a jazz pianist based in New York City. He began studying piano at seven and studied under Bob Sinicrope of Milton Academy and saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi. In 1991, at age 17, he studied at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music before enrolling at Harvard University, where he won the International Association of Jazz Educators’ Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship award and became a member of Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead program. After graduating from Harvard in 1996, he performed as a sideman and is most associated with saxophonist Joshua Redman. Recently, Aaron has been touring and recording with young guitar guru Kurt Rosenwinkel. In 2005 he toured South America with Madeleine Peyroux and spent 6 months performing with the Wynton Marsalis quartet as well as the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Aaron’s recorded credits includes work with artists Guillermo Klein, Terry Gibbs and Buddy DeFranco, John Ellis, Jimmy Greene and Eli Degibri. His debut album as a leader was Turning Point. His most recent release is Home. Goldberg currently lives in Brooklyn.
A piece from his album Worlds, OAM’s Blues, can be found in the Sample Music folder on all Windows Vista systems.