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Resonating sound on the Earth Harp is like pulling on a cosmic string; physically emanating a frequency that will resound through out the galaxies, to the very edge of our Universe - unleashing a ripple across the fabric of time and space.”
— J. Golko

Chicago, IL native, and multi-instrumentalist, Jonathan J. Golko has forged a unique and diverse skill set as a musician, composer, and performer. Throughout the 17 year span of his musical career, J. Golko has traveled to all 7 continents, worked with a who's-who of the entertainment industry, and has continued to push his limits as a multi-instrumentalist on "Earth's Longest String Instrument," the Earth Harp.

Using the saxophone as his springboard into a life of multi-instrumentalism, world travel, and musical milestones,
J. Golko has had the honor of studying with, performing for and entertaining with:

Philip Bailey/Maurice White + Earth, Wind & Fire, Quincy Jones, Dave Koz, Victor Vanacore, David Foster, Rickey Minor, Herbie Hancock, James Moody, Steve Winwood, Howard Shore, George Duke, Jeff Lorber, Clark Terry, Christian Scott, Nancy Wilson, Patti LeBelle, Patti Austin, Melissa Manchester, Layla Hathaway, Angelique Kidjo, Rosa Passos, Maña, Paula Cole, Ben E. King, Gamble & Huff, John Avila, Richard Gibbs, Weezer, Rob Lewis, Gloria Estevan, John Legend, Kanye West, William Close (inventor of the Earth Harp) + more.

Principal/Performance Instruments:

Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Flute

(Electronic Wind Instrument-MIDI controller)

Secondary/Compositional Instruments:

Earth Harp

Chromatic Harmonica

Guitar, Bass Guitar

Piano, Synth/MIDI Programming


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"Goodnight Moon"
by - the Infinity Reset Orchestra
(Featuring Erin Thor of the Chicago Chamber Choir)
from - "Leaving: OBLIVION"


Compositional/Scoring Equipment:

Pro Tools 12

Sibelius 7.5

EastWest Hollywood Orchestral and Choir Sample Libraries

Vienna Symphonic Libraries

Spitfire Audio Sample Libraries

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