Dan Cosley is a leading guitarist, composer, improviser, arranger, and author.

Born in the United States in 1979, he now lives in Kyoto, Japan.

Resume / CV

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“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, and that’s the main reason why I believe in him.” – Roland Dyens

“Cosley has all the stuff.” – Marc Ribot

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