March 23rd and 24th
“The Dave Koz Radio Show” features Dave as host interviewing top artists and playing his favorite music. In the 25 years since the release of his self-titled solo debut album, saxophonist Dave Koz has received nine GRAMMY® nominations, had ten No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, toured the world, been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has hosted the weekly two hour internationally syndicated Dave Koz Radio Show continuously for more than 20 years.
About The Artists
A masters level jazz graduate from the University of Northern Colorado, Canadian born saxophonist Darren Rahn is rapidly becoming a major player in the contemporary jazz genre. As an artist, he has recently scored two top five Billboard hits, including his #1 smash hit "Talk of the Town' which happens to be the title track of his latest CD. His current single "What Cha Gonna Do For Me" is already sitting in the Billboard top five and features the late, great Wayman Tisdale. Rahn and Tisdale are known for their many collaborations together, many of which have topped the Billboard charts.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST
Grammy winning keyboardist/composer and Gregg Karukas is enjoying the rare accomplishment of 2 consecutive #1 hit songs from his stellar CD release "Soul Secrets". His current single, "Rio Drive" sits at top spot on the The Billboard and Smooth Jazz Top 20 charts which monitor the national airplay on radio and internet stations. It follows "Elegant Nights" which hit the top of the charts in January of this year. Gregg will bring his melodic grooves to the Catalina Jazztrax Festival for his 4th headline show on October 18 at noon. Organic, funky, and melodic is how Gregg describes his latest, long awaited 12th solo project, Soul Secrets.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST
Truth B Told, Paul Brown on his new multi-faceted Woodward Avenue Records release is pushing the envelope where few contemporary jazz artists dare to go these days. A decade into his solo career which began with the 2004 release of Up Front and includes his 2012 Woodward Avenue collection The Funky Joint - the two time Grammy Award winner masterfully sets a high bar for his genre by digging deeper into soul and blues, playing his 1963 Gibson Johnny Smith L-5 edgier and with more abandon - and bringing the freewheeling creative spirit of bands like The Crusaders and Steely Dan into an exciting modern context.... CONTINUE READING ABOUT ARTIST