Boney James on the Dave Koz Radio Show

Boney James
This Week On the Dave Koz Radio Show

April 7th and April 8th

Special Guests: Boney James

BONEY JAMES

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It’s been a full quarter-century since a young saxophonist and composer released his debut recording as a leader, Trust. Now, on September 1, 2017, Boney James will release his 16th album, this one titled Honestly. If you sense a direct line between those titles, you’ve already come a long way toward understanding what motivates the four-time GRAMMY nominee and multi-platinum-selling musician. “I’m fighting the good fight to be my own artist and not be pigeonholed,” says the genre-blurring James. “With a record’s title I always try to find something that will communicate the feeling I get when I listen to it. The feeling I get with this music is a sense of sincerity and intimacy.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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Plus: Warren Hill - Betcha

WARREN HILL

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Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Warren Hill began his musical journey on the guitar and vocals at the age of 7. In his first lesson, his guitar teacher simply asked him “tell me your favorite songs and I’ll teach you how to play them” It was this simple question that set the stage for Warren’s entire musical future: playing the music that he loved. Within a couple of years he had a songbook the size of an encyclopedia and a growing desire to learn more music. This desire led him to a music camp where he met bassist and hit music producer Matthew Gerrard. At age 14 and 15, the two formed a rock band performing shows all over Toronto.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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Plus: Brian Culbertson - Big Break

BRIAN CULBERTSON

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Brian Culbertson is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer who crosses genres between contemporary jazz, R&B, and funk. Heralding from the musically rich city of Chicago, he began his musical studies at the early age of 8 on piano and quickly picked up several other instruments by age 12 including drums, trombone, bass, & euphonium. Inspired by the great R&B/Jazz/Pop artists of the 70's like EWF, Tower of Power, Chicago, David Sanborn, and others, Brian Culbertson started composing original music for his 7th grade piano recital and hasn't stopped having self-produced 16 solo albums, most of which have topped the Billboard Contemporary Jazz charts.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST

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