In the music business for over twenty-five years, Cliff Goldmacher is a songwriter, producer, engineer, author and owner of recording studios in Nashville, Tennessee and Sonoma, California. A multi-instrumentalist and session musician, Cliff has recorded, played on and produced thousands of recordings for major and independent publishers, record labels, from up and coming songwriters to GRAMMY winners.
Cliff has worked as a staff songwriter for a major Nashville publisher and his songwriting collaborators include multi-platinum selling and Grammy winning artists Ke$ha, Keb’ Mo’, Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead), Chris Barron (Spin Doctors), Mindy Smith & Lisa Loeb. Cliff’s songs have been cut by major label artists in genres ranging from country, pop and jazz to classical crossover. His music has also been used on NPR’s “This American Life” and in national advertising campaigns. Cliff’s song, “Till You Come To Me,” went to #1 on the jazz charts.
As an educator, Cliff teaches workshops for BMI, ASCAP, The Stanford Jazz Workshop, NARAS, Lynda.com, The Songwriter’s Guild of America, the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International, Taxi and The Durango Songwriter’s Expo. Cliff is also a governor on the NARAS (GRAMMY Organization) Board for the San Francisco chapter.
As an author and journalist, Cliff has written articles for EQ, Recording and ProSound News magazines along with numerous music websites and blogs. Cliff’s first eBook “The Songwriter’s Guide To Recording Professional Demos,” has sold over 6,000 copies.