Michael Jost – He’s the Most!

Venice Beachhead | May 2014 | By Suzy Williams

Above: Matt Demerit and Michael Jost. Photo: Margaret Molloy
Above: Matt Demerit and Michael Jost
Photo: Margaret Molloy
Have you ever read a review of something in the arts and just wish they could come right out and write whether the artist was great or not? Well, I’d like to try that tack, which is to state the fact that our own Venice-based classical guitarist is a phenomenon – a master, a virtuoso, an exquisite performer. Michael Jost (pronounced like “Yo,” man!) – who has lived on Ocean Front Walk for twenty years, is a respected star in Europe. However, you know the old story: sometimes people take for granted high-end talents like Jost in the States. A prophet without honor and all that.
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