Jay Gold Singer/SongWriter
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Jay Gold is a singer/songwriter from Syosset, NY located on Long island. Jay started out playing drums in several Long Island bands, then made the switch to rhythm guitar. Jay was motivated to start writing his own songs when he heard a local Syosset band called The Hassles perform their original songs written & sung by their keyboard player Billy Joel! After college, jay honed his songwriting skills while working at several of the Music Industry's top publishing companies including Warner Bros. Music in Los Angeles & April/Blackwood Music CBS in New York City. In addition to writing his own Pop,Rock & country songs, Jay has co-written songs with some of the Music Industry's best Hit Making songwriters including Don Covay (the writer of 'Chain of Fools'), Shelley Pinz (the writer of 'Green Tambourine'), David Buskin, Jeff Kent, Susan Collins & others. Jay has performed at the iconic New York venue Kenny's Castaways in Greenwich Village, the club where Bruce Springsteen and countless others started their careers. Jay also performed at Long Island's famous venue My Father's Place!
Most recently, Jay has used his songwriting talent to write songs about important causes, Political & Sports figures and issues of the day! Jay's new Animal Rights Anthem"The Ballad of Cecil the Lion"is starting to go viral and has attracted the attention of many followers on Facebook & Twitter.
Jay announces the formation of his new band The Long Island Souls.
the name was derived from the title of their upcoming first single 'Long Island Soul', a song that is destined to become a classic Long Island Anthem! As Jay Gold says " I wanted to write a song about growing up on Long Island & being influenced musically by the many Rock Icons who came from Long Island". This epic Long Island Rock song pays homage & gives honorable mention to billy Joel, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, the Lords of 52nd Street & Paul Simon (who was from Queens New York, but close enough to Long Island!) and My Father's Place, the world famous original Long Island Rock & Roll venue!
So keep an eye and ear on this prolific singer/songwriter Jay Gold who has his own signature 'Long Island' sound & his own 'Long Island Soul'! Jay's powerful songs will entertain for years to come!