Ben GoldbergUSAMusic2017

Clarinetist and composer Ben Goldberg received his undergraduate music degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master of Arts in Composition from Mills College. Since 1992, when his group New Klezmer Trio "kicked open the door for radical experiments with Ashkenazi roots music" (SF Chronicle), Ben has shaped a career through the relentless pursuit of musical truth across many genres and styles. A leader of many groups, he is on the music faculty at the University of California, Berkeley. He also runs BAG Production Records.