E.J. Gold is a jazz musician who paints monumental canvasses for jazz concert installations, such as Wynton Marsalis, Toots Thielemans, and Oscar Peterson, Marian McPartland and others at the IAJE's eight concert stages in Toronto 2003. His "Jazz Great" portraits travelled across the United States with the Harlem Renaissance show. Gold is one of the founders of the Grass Valley Graphics Group and the Woodstock Impressionist Workshop. His art is collected by hundreds of individuals and museums, including celebrity collectors Bill & Hillary Clinton, the late King Hussein of Jordan, actors Curtis Armstrong and Catherine Oxenberg, the late Harry Nilsson, Peggy Lee and Billy Barty.