Jeff Gold

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Location California, United States
Introduction Jeff Gold has been buying and selling collectible records and music memorabilia for 40 years. Profiled by ROLLING STONE as one of five “top collectors of high-end music memorabilia,” Gold is an internationally recognized expert in the field, and a frequent consultant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio and the Experience Music Project in Seattle, Washington. Gold is the former Executive Vice President/General Manager of Warner Bros. Records where he worked with artists including Prince, REM, Madonna and The Red Hot Chili Peppers; at A&M Records, Gold worked with The Police, Cat Stevens, Soundgarden, and Al Green. A four time Grammy nominated art director, he won a Grammy Award for Suzanne Vega’s album “Day’s of Open Hand.” Gold has discovered a number of previously undocumented tapes, later released by major labels, including "Bob Dylan at Brandeis University 1963" and unreleased performances by the Velvet Underground and The Stooges. He was a featured appraiser on VH1's "Rock Collectors;" and is profiled in the book "Vinyl Junkies" by Brett Milano and "Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past" by Simon Reynolds.