SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
Musician (bass, spoken word, performance art). Occasional performances with Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Keith Jarrett, Bill T. Jones, Captain Kangaroo, Tuli Kupferberg (Fuggs), Jemeel Moondoc, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), and in Broadway musicals. Music educational and biographical essays published in leading reference books and journals. Appearances on nationwide television and radio. Taught privately--and at The Boston Conservatory, Berklee, Massachusetts College of Art, Northeastern University, and Boston Arts Academy. Served on the Board of Overseers at the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University. Twelve recordings, one video released.
QUOTES: Jazz more than only music: Musicians regal,
experienced, relaxed, in perfect harmony.... John Voigt with
his super-modern sleek structured bass makes light as a
feather dialogues with the drums, then trumpet....he [Voigt]
says ‘There is much that's bad in the world, but even the
hides sparks of divine light.' Here is music that celebrates
victory of life over death; [as Voigt mentioned] the victory
the glittering sparks over the darkness. -- Dachauer
Nachrihten 12. March 2007.
“John Voigt's bass has developed into a loquacious and
pleasing conversationalist through his fastidious attention
timbre and a wealth of experience” Elliott Simon,
allaboutjazz.com, March 3, 2007
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