Guitarist + Composer + Author

Dan Cosley is a guitarist, composer, and author based in Seattle, Washington.

Bio & CV here…


“Dan Cosley is a real, gifted musician with genuine skills as a composer. He belongs to a restricted community of guitarists who place music even above the guitar.”

– Roland Dyens


“Exceptional qualities as a performer, scholar, and human being… Cosley is also a very talented and accomplished composer and improviser.”

– Ricardo Iznaola


Bio & CV here…

Estudios Sencillos 1-5 by Leo Brouwer

A habanera for solo classical guitar by Dan Cosley

Recorded December 1st, 2021 at Ima Koko Studios in Kyoto, Japan

This one is for L. B.

Chant by Dan Cosley (12 contemplative pieces for solo classical guitar)

Recorded November 19th, 2021, at Shunkan Hall in Kyoto, Japan

Silent Lunch by Dan Cosley (solo classical guitar improvisations)

弦月 (Crescent Moon) by Dan Cosley (six pieces for solo classical guitar)

Twelve Symphonic Images by Dan Cosley (short pieces for orchestra)

Fünf Stücke im Volkston (Five Pieces in Folk Style) by Dan Cosley & Christopher Fryman (improvisations for classical guitar & cornet)

More recordings on Bandcamp