In the music business for over twenty-five years, GRAMMY-recognized songwriter, Cliff Goldmacher is also a 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) & 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. Along with multiple songs in the top 40 on the jazz charts, Cliff’s song Till You Come To Me,” went to #1. Most recently, Cliff’s song “Cold Outside” - a collaboration with Keb’ Mo’ - was included on Keb’ Mo’s GRAMMY- nominated album, “Oklahoma.”
As an educator, Cliff teaches workshops for BMI, ASCAP, The Stanford Jazz Workshop, NARAS, LinkedIn Learning, The Songwriter’s Guild of America, the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International (NSAI), Taxi and The Durango Songwriter’s Expo. For multiple years, Cliff served on the San Francisco Board of Governors for the Recording Academy (GRAMMY Organization).