Gil Goldstein is an American musician born in 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland. Goldstein first gained prominence by working with Pat Martino, Lee Konitz, and Wayne Shorter. As a frontman, he released the albums Wrapped in Your Cloud and Bob Mintzer & Gil Goldstein. When he was a sideman, he released albums with artists such as Billy Cobham, Elaine Elias, Gil Evans, and Jim Hall. His most famous songs include Lament, Willow Deep for Me, and Send in the Clowns.