Dave Koz News

Steve Cole

Monday, 21 October 2013 by

October 26th and October 27th Saxophonist Steve Cole is one of the most celebrated players in contemporary jazz. The Chicago native exploded onto the scene in 1998 with the album “Stay Awhile” that was produced by fellow Chicagoan Brian Culbertson. The disc scored two #1 hits and earned Cole the Oasis Smooth Jazz Award for

Jeff Lorber

Monday, 14 October 2013 by

October 19th and October 20th Keyboardist/composer/producer Jeff Lorber, heralded as “one of the founding fathers of fusion” (Keyboard), returns with his GRAMMY®-nominated power trio the Jeff Lorber Fusion, featuring bassist/co-producer Jimmy Haslip and saxophonist Eric Marienthal. Since the late 1970s, this contemporary jazz collective has blended elements of jazz, funk, rock, R&B and world music

16th Anniversary Dave Koz and Friends Christmas tour featuring Oleta Adams, Jonathan Butler and Keiko Matsui kicks off Friday, November 29! Now celebrating its 16th anniversary, this year’s Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour will feature renowned singer Oleta Adams, who first came to prominence when Tears for Fears asked her to appear on their

William Shatner’s New Album “Ponder The Mystery” Available today, Ponder The Mystery. William Shatner’s new album! Dave played on the song “I’m Alright, I Think.” Check it out!

Jeff Golub

Sunday, 06 October 2013 by

October 12th and October 13th “To me, there’s only two kinds of music: the kind that’s from the heart and the kind that’s not,” Jeff Golub says while discussing Train Keeps A Rolling, his 12th album under his own name, and his third for Entertainment One Music. “Regardless of the style or genre, music is

Boney James

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 by

October 5th and October 6th Robert James Oppenheim [born Sept. 1, 1961], better known to smooth jazz fans as Boney James, was born in Lowell, MA.  He took up the saxophone at age 10, and by his late teens, had formed a fusion band which found some success opening for established acts like the Yellowjackets.

Paul Hardcastle

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 by

September 14th and September 15th Paul Hardcastle [Dec. 11, 1957] never planned to become a musician; he wanted to race motorcycles for a living.  But after an accident sidelined those dreams, he discovered his true calling. Working as a stereo salesman, he famously traded some video equipment for his first synthesizer. Following some minor underground dance

Raise a glass and MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Enjoy a glass of Koz Wine – beautifully handcrafted California wines. Your purchase of KOZ wine will ensure that more families have access to the programs of the Starlight Children’s Foundation, where Dave has served as a Global Ambassador for over 20 years. KOZ Wine is now available

Chuck Loeb

Monday, 02 September 2013 by

September 7th and September 8th Grammy nominated guitarist, composer, and producer Chuck Loeb’s musical career spans over 4 decades, and he is proud to be known as a “renaissance man” in the music world. He is a 1 jazz recording artist, composer of over 250 published songs, network television show themes and scores, a producer

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