Dave Koz News

Pick up the June issue of Smooth Jazz News and check out Jonathan Widran’s interview with Dave! www.smoothjazznews.com

BWB

Monday, 10 June 2013 by

June 15th and 16th Brown-Whalum-Braun, better known as BWB, is a jazz band that is named after its three members: guitarist Norman Brown, saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and trumpeter Rick Braun. Buy BWB’s MUSIC HERE

World Premiere on smoothjazz.com

Saturday, 08 June 2013 by

Join Dave Koz with SmoothJazz.com Founder Sandy Shore for the World Premier of his brand new album SUMMER HORNS on Concord with Friends Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, and Richard Elliot on Saturday, June 8th at 10AM. The album is available on June 11th everywhere fine music is sold! Buy in advance in the SmoothJazz.com Listening

Euge Groove

Monday, 27 May 2013 by

June 1st and 2nd Steven Eugene Grove (born November 27, 1962), better known as Euge Groove, is an American smooth jazz saxophonist with a strong Top-40 background. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, he graduated from the University of Miami School of Music in 1984.[1] A rather late-bloomer in the genre, Grove did not record his first

Fourplay

Monday, 20 May 2013 by

May 25th and 26th For two decades, the contemporary jazz quartet known as Fourplay has enjoyed consistent artistic and commercial success by grafting elements of R&B, pop and a variety of other sounds to their unwavering jazz foundations. In the course of a dozen recordings – six of which have climbed to the top of Billboard’s

Darren Rahn

Tuesday, 07 May 2013 by

May 18th and 19th A master’s level jazz graduate from the University of Northern Colorado, Canadian born saxophonist Darren Rahn is rapidly becoming a major player in the contemporary jazz genre. As an artist, he has recently scored two top five Billboard hits, including his #1 smash hit “Talk of the Town’ which happens to

Exclusive Summer Horns Preview

Friday, 03 May 2013 by

PRE-ORDER FROM ITUNES AND GET AN INSTANT DOWNLOAD! Eight-time GRAMMY® nominee Dave Koz remembers a time when the summers lasted forever, and the most popular rock, R&B, soul and funk bands of the day were propelled by high-octane, richly arranged horn sections. Indeed, from the late 1960s through the ‘70s, bands like Sly & the

Lee Ritenour

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 by

Listen this Weekend – May 4th & 5th Growing up in L.A. in the 60′s, Grammy award winning guitarist Lee Ritenour received a rich cross section of exposure to jazz, rock and Brazilian music. From one of his first sessions at 16 with the Mamas and Papas to accompanying Lena Horne and Tony Bennett at

Boney James

Saturday, 27 April 2013 by

Three-time GRAMMY nominee Boney James has returned with a dynamic, genre-busting album “The Beat”. One of the most successful instrumental artists of our time with sales totaling over 3 million records, James’ new project fuses his R&B/Jazz roots with Latin rhythm and percussion. “This record was born of my love for both Latin and R&B

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