Dave Koz News

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

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.


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.

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, November 7 6:00-8:00 p.m. Whole Foods Market 2847 Park Avenue Tustin, CA 92606 Thursday, November 8 5:00-7:00pm Whole Foods Market 225 Lincoln Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90291 Saturday, November 10 7:00-9:00pm Whole Foods Market 18700 Ventura Boulevard #190 Tarzana, CA 91356