Dave Koz And Friends Summer Horns Tour 2013 will feature special guests Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot
Eight-time GRAMMY nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz typically spends every summer on the road, bringing a stellar group of musician friends along with him. This summer he's assembled an all-star line up of saxophonists: Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot will be the special guests on the Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns Tour 2013, a celebration of the instrument that has fueled some of the world's best-loved songs. The run will kick off on June 7 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL and include a show at The Hollywood Bowl in Dave's hometown of Los Angeles on August 18. See below for initial itinerary; additional dates will be announced shortly. For ticket information, visit the tour page.
SMOOTH JAZZ NETWORK® ADDS DAVE KOZ RADIO SHOW TO BROADCAST LINEUP 01.28.13
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 worldwide.
For a complete list of where you can hear the Dave Koz Radio Show please go to davekoz.com.
GRAMMY® NOMINATED LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE TOKYO SET FOR RELEASE FEBRUARY 12, 2013 ON CONCORD RECORDS 01.28.13 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 "Put The Top Down." Live at the Blue Note Tokyo has also been nominated for a GRAMMY® award in the category of Best Pop Instrumental Album. Watch The 55th Annual GRAMMY® Awards live on CBS, Sunday, Feb. 10!
Congratulations Laura Shipman! 01.21.13
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.
A New Year's Message from Dave: 12.31.12
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 in a true and authentic way—a way that is uniquely us. I gotta say, it's pretty awesome! All the answers are inside—we just have to quiet down enough to listen for them. All the love we need and deserve is there for us. We just have to know where it is. So,my wish for you on this new years day: plenty of time in this new year for you to uncover and nurture the best you--all the aspects of you that are so amazing and so beautiful and so utterly unique—may 2013 offer us ALL countless opportunities to share our own greatness with the world, no matter how big or small that greatness is manifested. It all counts, and it's all vital. Envision the kind of life you would like to live—the kind of year you dream of having. And then, go get it and claim it as yours! Thank you so much for being in my life and for all the support you have so generously shared with me—I am grateful. The time is now. This is the year. We owe it to ourselves to live to our fullest potential—to not hold back from anything. Bring it ALL on and let's have our very best year--ever. I mean, why not?!
With love and gratitude, DK.
New Years Day 2013
CONGRATULATIONS DAVE KOZ ON YOUR GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM "LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE". 12.06.12 55th Grammy Nominees
Catch The 55th GRAMMY's on Sunday, February 10th on CBS. Grammy.com
KOZ Wines, Now At California Pizza Kitchen Restaurants Nationwide Starting Friday, November 16! 11.14.12
Seven-time GRAMMY® nominee and Starlight Children's Foundation global ambassador Dave Koz has partnered with California Pizza Kitchen tobring holiday cheer to audiences and restaurant guests across the U.S. Beginning today, KOZ Wines' delicious "You Make Me Smile" Chardonnay and "Know You By Heart" Merlot wines will be available by the glass and bottle at all California Pizza Kitchen locations nationwide. In addition, CPK is also partnering on the Dave Koz and Friends Christmas 2012 tour. A special CPK surprise will be given away at each stop on the tour…a tasty early holiday gift.
Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour, a high-energy holiday tradition now celebrating its 15th anniversary, kicks off on November 23rd in Sarasota, FL at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Koz will be joined on this year's run by special guests GRAMMY-nominated pianist/composer David Benoit, who appeared in the original 1997 line-up and was instrumental in the tour's creation; Javier Colon, who sang on Koz's Saxophonic album and was the winner of the inaugural season of NBC's hit television show, "The Voice," and the inimitable drummer/percussionist/vocalist Sheila E. (Prince, Cyndi Lauper. Ringo Starr), who makes her debut in the Christmas lineup after appearances on previous Dave Koz & Friends summer tours, and introducing singer/songwriter Margo Rey. To catch a show near you please check out the tour page.
RSVP now to "A Jazz Fete"! 10.30.12
Join us Friday, November 9 at 7pm for a holiday celebration with Dave Koz, Patrick Bradley & Friends benefiting the GRAMMY Foundation at the House of Rock! RSVP here www.ajazzfete2012.eventbrite.com to locate a store near you!
Introducing KozCruisers.com 10.25.12
A community forum to find out who is sailing with you on your cruise, make new friends, learn from your fellow cruisers, share photos and shore excursions. Come join our community!
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New Vintage of Koz Wine Available Now at Whole Foods Market!
Please join us at the following CD and Bottle Signings this week: 10.16.12
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DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS ANNOUNCES ITS 15TH ANNIVERSARY CHRISTMAS TOUR FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS DAVID BENOIT, JAVIER COLON, SHEILA E. AND INTRODUCING MARGO REY 09.07.12 Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour, a high-energy holiday tradition celebrating its 15th anniversary, will kick off its 2012 edition on November 23rd in Sarasota, FL with a return engagement at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. The tour is one of the longest-running Christmas tours.
Led by seven-time GRAMMY® nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz, this year's run is featuring special guests GRAMMY-nominatedpianist/composer David Benoit, who appeared in the original 1997 line-up and was instrumental in the tour's creation; Javier Colon, who sang on Koz's Saxophonic album and was the winner of the inaugural season of NBC's hit television show, "The Voice," and the inimitable drummer/percussionist/vocalist Sheila E. (Prince, Cyndi Lauper. Ringo Starr), who makes her debut in the Christmas lineup after appearances on previous Dave Koz & Friends summer tours, and introducing singer/songwriter Margo Rey.
Together the quintet will perform hits from their respective catalogues and jam on fresh, fun arrangements of seasonal favorites. As always, there will be surprises, but Koz hints that the production will take things to a new level and will include a special medley of "Peanuts" holiday music inspired by Benoit, who has paid tribute to Vince Guaraldi's timeless music with several "Peanuts" themed albums.