Dan Jost
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Dan Jost

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States | INDIE

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States | INDIE
Band Rock Pop




"Ernie Trionfo - Touring Guitarist"

"I've known Dan Jost for over 10 years. He is a player of considerable talent and is also held in high regard as a teacher. He is dedicated, intelligent and charismatic both as a musician and as a person. Dan's rhythm playing is driving and forceful and his solos are innovative and passionate. Currently, he is the house guitarist in the long running show "Almost Angels" at Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, NJ. He is outgoing and resourceful and would make an excellent artist representative for musical products. I'd be happy to endorse this fine young musician."

Performed with Patti LaBelle, Boz Scaggs, The Gatlin Brothers, Fran Smith of The Hooters, Pat Benetar, Greg Allman, Dicky Betts, and Pat DiNisio of The Smithereens. - Ernie Trionfo

"Michael Barbiero - Grammy Winning Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Songwriter, and Journalist"

"...first of all, let me say that this is, by far, the most memorable introduction to someone, musically or otherwise, than I can recall...I was just enthralled by your musicianship and production vision...I have to say that you have a really wonderful sounding voice: authoritative, but not overblown, sensitive, but not wimpy, with a range that's impressive...The last time somebody said their kid was great to me and it turned out to be true, I was working with Cissy Houston (great background vocalist of the 70's - 90's) and I told her what a pleasure it was to work with someone with such a great voice. She told me her daughter blew her away and to wait until I heard her. That was two years before I worked on Whitney's first album...I really think you're on to something with your music. It's very unique and special...You have talent. It should be heard."

(Maroon 5, Blues Traveler, Guns N' Roses, Counting Crows, John Lennon, The Velvet Underground, Alice Cooper, Cypress Hill, Three Doors Down, Thrice, Joe Cocker, Anthrax, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Earth, Wind and Fire, Mick Jagger) - Michael Barbiero

"Jim Tullio - Grammy Winning Producer/Engineer"

"Danny can play, sing and write with the best of them....what else is there?...give this boy a spin."

(Los Lonely Boys, Aretha Franklin, Phil Collins, Robert Smith, Rick Danko, John Prine, John Martyn) - Jim Tullio

"Steve Turner - Touring Guitarist"

"Dan Jost is the real deal, a total pro--substance and style, in perfect balance. Frontman skills, devastatingly funky and soulful guitar playing (with chops to die for), a great look, and a consummately pro attitude and vision. I was one of Dan's guitar teachers in his earlier days. He "had it" at an early age. Watching him fulfill his considerable potential has been a gratifying thing indeed. I've taught over a thousand music students and I've toured extensively with some of the best musicians on the East Coast--and Dan Jost represents, to me, the best of the new horizon of modern guitarists." - Steve Turner

"Brian O'Halloran - Actor (Clerks, Clerks II)"

"We all really enjoyed the show. All who were there and being in the industry totally respected the amount of work and rehearsal time a show like that takes. Good luck with the rest of the run. I hope to send more people your way." - Brian O'Halloran

"Shawn Christie - Guitarist of Zeroesque (Orchard Records)"

"I have been teaching guitar for a little more than a decade now, and during that time have seen literally only a handful of students that have what it takes to achieve a superior level of performance. Dan Jost would certainly be included in that bunch. His dedication to furthering his skills on the instrument become evident after listening to some of his compositions....never one to play more than necessary, he is a consummate professional, always soulful and appropriate. Great tone, great groove, and did I mention he can sing?"
- Shawn Christie

"Steve Gietka - Vice President of Entertainment Trump Entertainment Resorts"

"Tasteful guitar playing and fine vocals from Dan Jost really add musical dimension to the Almost Angels dance format. He has a great sense of playing the guitar slinger role and that all too rare ability to support the vocal melody and play really exciting guitar parts without overplaying." - Steve Gietka


Fictional - Single
Silver Screen - Single

Both tracks available for streaming in this EPK or at http://www.facebook.com/DanJostMusic. They are currently playing on Internet radio and radio stations in South New Jersey.



Since his debut solo release in 2011, “The Windy City Session”, recorded and produced by Grammy winner Jim Tullio in Chicago IL, singer/guitarist Dan Jost has been gaining ground and grabbing the attention of listeners, media, and renown industry professionals alike.

A 15 year veteran musician and influenced by Rock, Funk, Pop, Jazz, R&B, and Progressive music, Jost creates a fascinating blend of hard hitting Pop/Rock with memorable hooks yet maintains a devastating rhythmic groove and depth to both the composition and lyric. Jost, who emphasizes storytelling in his songs, is also an accomplished soloist and all too comfortable with improvisation and is a natural fit in the guitar slinger role.

Growing up in Vineland, NJ, by way of Philadelphia and Atlantic City, Jost is the first of two children born in a creative household where expression was encouraged. His father, a four category Billboard Song Contest Winner with songs recorded by The Band and Carl Perkins, introduced him to music as a young child, performing family concerts together in the basement studio and teaching him how to play many different instruments and the fundamentals of music. It wasn’t until he was age 13 that Jost, like many others in his generation, became enthralled with the 90s rock movement and decided to play guitar, with bands such as Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Smashing Pumpkins, and Soundgarden leading the way. The kid turned out to be a quick study: two years later he was sitting in with house bands at local clubs and doing guitar session work for his father on nationally televised jingles.

After high school, Jost became a full time guitar instructor while taking on the role of lead vocalist and guitarist in his Progressive Funk Rock band, Disciples of Groove. Called “the latest and greatest Philly export” by Jim McGuinn, program director at modern rock Philly radio station Y100, the four piece band produced two albums and played hundreds of shows in the tri-state area over a ten year career, headlining venues such as World Café Live, Six Flags, the TLA, the Trocadero, Commerce Bank Amphitheatre and the Dewey Beach Music Conference. Co-founded with his childhood friend, bassist Rob Smith, who now plays with Steve Vai guitarist Dave Weiner, the band shared the stage with drummer James Bradley Jr (Crazy Town, Slash, Beastie Boys), guitarist John Hickey (George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, Bootsy Collins), and was scouted by G Love and Special Sauce’s management team.

After the band split, Jost quickly went on to become one of the most in demand guitar teachers in the South Jersey area and accepted the position of Music Director at the Paul Green School of Rock. Nominated as the best guitarist and vocalist in the city of Philadelphia by Origivation magazine and landing sponsorships with Rockstar Energy Drink and Sam Ash Music, he auditioned for and received the guitarist/vocalist spot in Atlantic City’s biggest live house act, Almost Angels, at the Trump Taj Mahal.

Jost has garnered much attention in the city and surrounding areas, with weekly radio spots, billboards, interviews, and newspaper articles taking interest. Recently landing an artist endorsement deal with renowned D’Addario and Planet Waves, Jost has his own line of signature guitar picks and has his eyes set on bringing his solo music to the masses. Considered “by far, the most memorable introduction to someone, musically or otherwise, than I can recall” and with a “wonderful sounding voice: authoritative, but not overblown, sensitive, but not wimpy, with a range that's impressive” by Mike Barbiero, multiple Grammy winning producer, mixer, engineer, songwriter, and journalist, Dan Jost is primed to take the industry by storm on his own terms.

Jost’s high profile gig has been attended and noticed by celebrities such as bad boy Charlie Sheen, roastmaster general Jeff Ross, rocker Chris Daughtry, guitar hero Kenny Wayne Shepherd, NBA legend Julius “Dr J” Erving’s 60th birthday party, guitarist Ken Wright (Trans Siberian Orchestra, Guns and Roses), Backstreet Boy AJ McLean, hip hop superstar Missy Elliot, funny man Ron White, actor/comedian Anthony Anderson, supermodel Cindy Margolis, and cast members of MTV’s the Real World and Jersey Shore, Bravo’s The Real Housewives of NJ, the Oxygen Network’s Bad Girls Club and the E! Network’s Shannon Twins.