All posts by Michael Jost

LA Talk Radio: All About Guitar with Jeff Floro

Michael Jost is my guest on All About Guitar. Hailing from Germany, Michael lives in Venice Beach and his European heritage, rigorous classical training, and his 21st Century American experience have molded him into a rather unique artist and musician. We take a look at his work on his albums, “Zeitlos” and “California Burning.” We also get a sneak peak at his upcoming album, “Concierto!” We talk to Michael also about his guitars, including “Miss Lucy,” a Flamenca guitar made by Tomas Delgado of Candelas Guitars. And we talk about his weekly internet radio program, Radio Venice, on every Sunday, live from Venice Beach! It’s a night of some great tone, killer technique, and some very exciting music!

In the Venice Paparazzi spotlight: Michael Jost

Today the Venice Paparazzi “Pass the Spotlight” shines on Michael Jost, a 24 year Venice resident, mainstay on the local music scene, and founder of Radio Venice.

Pass the Spotlight is a transferable interview that is passed from person to person in the Venice community. Whoever is completing the interview gets to choose who the goes next. The purpose is to shine a light on all the positive things being done by the fantastic folks in our town!  Maybe you will be next!

Tell us about your business or art! How you got into it, and why it is awesome.  Music, music, music….always loved it…always have been drawn to it… It is awesome because it brings people from all different cultural backgrounds to communicate & learn about & from each other.  Everybody understands the language of music! Venice as a multicultural place is perfect to meet & make music with people from all over the world.

What projects are you working on now, and what are your goals for the future?  

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Kontrapunkt – The Church in Ocean Park – 29 July

Kontrapunkt featuring:

SUNNY WAR / www.sunnywar.com
MILO GONZALEZ / www.milogonzalez.bandcamp.com
MICHAEL JOST / www.guitarjost.com
ERINN WILLIAMS / www.erinnwilliams.com

Live @ THE CHURCH IN OCEAN PARK…

All Acoustic in this beautiful Venue…Feed your Ears & Soul…

“in music Kontrapunkt (counterpoint) is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent (polyphony) yet independent in rhythm and contour”
Kontrapunkt is presented by Breakwater Live & Co sponsored by 3.1 Venice Magazine

Suggested Donation $ 5,-

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Concierto – Friday January 29

Concierto - Michael Jost

CONCIERTO, the latest concert composition by accomplished Venice Beach guitarist, Michael Jost, is having its premiere performance at the Electric Lodge, January 29th.

The Lodge, home of Michael’s ZEITLOS Album Release Fundraising Event, and other spectacular performances, will be host to an exciting night of art, video projection, and a stellar line up of musicians, joining Michael onstage.

Composed in the wintery landscape of his native country, Germany, CONCIERTO, will take the audience on a mystical journey of music that progresses through a variety of stringed instruments accompanied by some of the finest musical artists Venice Beach has to offer.

Special Guests

Special Guests confirmed for the event include: bass player, Joey Maramba, straight off his tour with John Cale from Velvet Underground; Singer/Songwriter, and Venice Beach royalty, Suzy Williams; and Austrian saxophonist, Reinhold Schwarzwald!

Art

Original Artwork by Brian Mylius and Video Art by Karen Criswell/KONCEPT FILMS.


EVENT VENUE

Electric Lodge
1416 Electric Ave, Venice CA

INFORMATION

Friday January 29, 2016
Doors Open 7:30 PM

TICKETS

$20 at the door
$10 Venice residents
$10 Pre-Sale Tickets available until 1/29 3PM

Purchase pre-sale tickets here
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