Jared Gold, organist and pianist, earned his B.A. in jazz performance from William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. He received the 1998 Governor's Award for Jazz Performance in New Jersey. In addition to his own trio, Gold has performed with Bill Goodwin, Ralph Bowen, Benny Golson, Benny Powell, John Swana, Ralph Peterson, the Kendrick Oliver Big Band, Bob Mintzer, John Snyder, Mike Karn, Joe Strasser, and John Webber. Venues at which he has appeared include Steinway Hall, Detour, Symphony Space, Cleopatra's Needle, and Kavehaz in New York; Regatta Bar in Boston; Ortlieb's Jazz House and Chris's in Pennsylvania; NJPAC and Trumpets in New Jersey; and The Bird Paradise in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Gold can be heard on Enjoy the Moment (PKO Records) and Going Somewhere (Midlantic Records).