Dan Coy is an Atlanta-based self-taught jazz guitarist. Born in Columbus, OH, Coy began playing guitar at age 14. His influences include Wes Montgomery, Django Reinhardt, T-Bone Walker, and Jimi Hendrix. A successful band leader in the region for over 40 years, Dan enjoys accompanying others and studio work. He has been featured in TV and radio shows, concerts, festivals and shared the stage with notables such as Kenny Loggins and Little Anthony. He had the honor of opening for Herbie Hancock, Jeff Lorber, and David Benoit.
Atlanta-based guitarist, Dan Coy, plays jazz, gypsy swing, blues, all kinds of fun stuff. Years of playing in many types of situations helped to forge a distinctive guitar style in which many diverse elements are combined. Equally at home in an intimate jazz setting or a full-blown dance band, Dan enjoys performing a variety of music with some of the best players in the city at many venues around town. Check the schedule for a complete listing of appearances.
Currently, Dan’s Parisian-style jazz group, Musette Nouveau, can be heard most every Tuesday and Friday evening in Atlanta at Violette Restaurant.
Typically when the weekend rolls around, the schedule leans more toward private events, parties, banquets, and concerts. Dan enjoys playing with several other bands including “The Bonaventure Quartet”, Frederic Gomes (Parisian accordion), and more.
You can purchase Dan’s live CD, Dan Coy Trio – “Nothing But The Truth” on Amazon.com.
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