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Musican Profile: Dan Voll

Dec 18, 2015 02:00AM
Dan Voll, a lifelong professional musician, moved from the Midwest to Northeast Florida in 2010. Voll was born and raised in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He studied guitar in Los Angeles with esteemed recording artist Ted Greene, enhancing his jazz skills and adding to his natural versatility. While living in Rockford, Illinois, Voll was honored with five top music awards and countless accolades from fans and peers.

In addition to solo performances, Voll has led several successful bands. Now based in Fernandina Beach, Florida, he can be heard playing regularly with his pop/rock trio and a blues band. Along with weekly nightclub gigs, Dan performs at The Cloister at Sea Island and the Jekyll Island Club in Georgia; the Omni-Plantation and Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, plus upscale venues and events in Jacksonville, Florida.

Known for his dazzling instrumentals and soulful vocals, Dan's genres include rock, pop, blues, jazz, country/Americana, Latin and world music. He is a songwriter and arranger, with an impressive repertoire of original compositions and unique instrumental arrangements. Thanks to his amazing versatility and professionalism, Dan Voll is among the most popular guitarists in the NE Florida area, performing and/or teaching daily.

Career highlights include opening for California Guitar trio, plus many other concerts, including blues artist Roy Buchanan; Chuchito Valdes; Herb Ellis; Guy Fricano; Lonnie Brooks; A.C. Reed; Eddie Shaw; Danny Gatton; Alan Holdsworth; and saxophonist Richie Cole. Jazz veteran, Cole, states, "Dan Voll is one of the best guitar players I have had the pleasure to work with."

Dan Voll is available for private engagements and can be heard at a variety of nightclubs in and around Amelia Island. His Latin instrumental CD, Suncat, is available at