About Peter Janson

"My Creative Jazz style is based on my own artistic vision. Drawing from my roots in jazz, classical, and acoustic instrumental styles, my sound incorporates soft interesting grooves and improvisation." Based in Boston MA, Peter Janson's music has earned him national acclaim: “the substance of great jazz presented in an original and accessible style. Truly great!” ~ Steve Hunt, keyboardist (Allan Holdsworth, Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobham,) “absolutely one of the best, heartfelt, acoustic players today” ~ Chuck Ebert, GRAMMY® winning producer, and “a rare 10+” ~ Spirit of Change Magazine.

He has performed extensively throughout North America; notably at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall, Montreal Jazz Festival, Healdsburg Guitar Festival, Argenta Acoustic Music Series, WUMB Music Festival and more. His session guitar work on “Old Black Roller” by Grant Maloy Smith (Celtic / Americana) spent 17 weeks on the Billboard charts, including eleven weeks in the Top 10. Peter’s “Beautiful Day” record (jazz / new age) won Best Contemporary Instrumental Album (NAR Music Awards), and he’s had three solo guitar albums in the Top Five of the NAR radio charts. Peter has over 3.3-million verified broadcasts across all media spanning 116 countries. (BMI, SE, MLC)

Dirty Linen Magazine says, “Peter Janson is a gifted acoustic fingerstyle player.”

“Peter Janson's music has the substance of great jazz presented in an original and accessible style. Truly great!”
Steve Hunt, keyboardist (Allan Holdsworth, Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobham)

"had the audience on their feet time and time again. Superb playing and material"
Steve Davison, producer, Argenta Arts Acoustic Music Series

"One of the most enjoyable evenings I have had, attending a concert, in almost 40 years – and I have been to LOTS of concerts."
Lee Greene, concert reviewer, Jacksonville Review, Medford OR

"You know that I hear A LOT of great guitar playing; I’m very lucky. But your concert was among the very best that I’ve ever heard!"
Jennifer Martin, concert promoter, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo CA

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