Dave Koz News

Originally independently released on September 25, 2012, Concord Records will give Live at the Blue Note Tokyo - Koz’s first-ever live album – its wide distribution physical release on February 12, 2013. Recorded in Japan in 2011, the disc features a dozen songs, including such hits as “You Make Me Smile,” “Faces Of The Heart,” “Honeydipped” and

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The SMOOTH JAZZ NETWORK® will begin broadcasting the well-­-known DAVE KOZ RADIO SHOW across the terrestrial radio network and on iHeart Radio starting this Sunday night at 9PM Eastern U.S. time on the stream, with the same air time on local affiliate radio stations. Smooth Jazz Network® programming reaches listeners weekly in over 20 markets

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Richard Elliot

Saturday, 26 January 2013 by

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, saxophonist Richard Elliot moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was three. He learned to play the accordion as a child but admits he was initially attracted to the sax for its interesting shape! While still in high school, Elliot landed touring gigs with Natalie Cole and the Pointer

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Congratulations Laura Shipman!

Monday, 21 January 2013 by

Laura was selected as the lucky winner for a cabin on the 2013 Dave Koz & Friends Cruise to Greece! As the winner, she has received a superior ocean view cabin with balcony on the upcoming Dave Koz Cruise, which is sailing from Rome, Italy on September 22, 2013.

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Saturday, 12 January 2013 by

Born and raised in Munich, Germany, Nils initially thought he’d become a rock guitarist, following in the footsteps of his idol, Richie Blackmore of Deep Purple. However, once he discovered funk and R&B, he was hooked.  He spent hours listening to Nile Rogers and Paul Jackson Jr., and mastering their licks. Upon moving to L.A.

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Pat Sajak Show

Thursday, 03 January 2013 by

I became a fan of Dave’s back in 1989 when I discovered him on the Pat Sajak show. My uncle and I watched the show each day. He mentioned that his friend’s friend played sax in the pat sajak show band. After the show cancelled I continued to follow Dave as he came out with

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A New Years message from Dave

Monday, 31 December 2012 by

Happy and Healthy 2013 to everyone! Well, we wake up on a Tuesday morning—and a whole new wealth of possibility lies before us. A new year of opportunities for us to be our best selves, to live the life we know we want to lead, to get that much closer to existing in this world

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North of the Border

Monday, 17 December 2012 by

My wife and I attended your concert at Aqua Caliente. We must admit that it was the first time we had been entertained by you. We are from Canada and the comparision we are about to make, you will understand. Your concert and all the entertainers that we were priviledged to watch was amazing. It

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You Make Me Smile

Thursday, 13 December 2012 by

My mom started dating my stepdad when I was 8 years old and he was/is a big jazz fan. Like many native Texans, the only music that I had ever listened to up until that point was country lol. He made her a mixtape and ‘You Make Me Smile,’ among other songs, was on the

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