DEC 21, 2022
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts – Ruth Finley Person Theater, Santa Rosa, CA
Concert Tickets tour 2022-2023
Biography and Tour
David S. “Dave” Koz (born March 27, 1963) is an American smooth jazz saxophonist.
Koz was born in Encino, California, to Jewish parents, Norma, a dental hygienist, and Harry Koz, a pharmacist. He graduated from William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. He studied business at the University of California in Los Angeles but dropped out after one year to pursue a career in music.
He began playing professionally at age 19, eventually working with Bobby Caldwell, Jonathan Butler, Jeffrey Osborne and Richard Marx. He also became musical director for Bette Midler and opening act for Natalie Cole. In 1990, he released his self-titled debut album, which went to No. 8 on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz chart.
Koz was a founding member of the group Hiroshima in 1990 with Dan Kuramoto, June Kuramoto and Martin Pizzarelli. The band recorded the album East, which was nominated for a Grammy Award.
In 1993, Koz began hosting The Dave Koz Morning Show on 94.7 The Wave in Los Angeles. He hosted the show for three years before resigning in 1996 to focus on his musical career.
- Dave Koz (1990)
- Lucky Man (1993)
- The Dance (1999)
- Saxophonic (2003)
- At the Movies (2007)
- Hello Tomorrow (2010)
- Summer Horns (2013) (with Tower of Power, Chicago, and Earth, Wind & Fire horns)
- Smooth Jazz Hits: The Ultimate Collection (2014)
- Collaborations: 25th Anniversary Collection (2017)
The Dave Koz Lounge is a weekly two-hour podcast hosted by American smooth jazz saxophonist Dave Koz.
How to Buy Tour Tickets?
If you’re interested in purchasing tickets to see Dave Koz, there are a few things you should know. Depending on the venue, you may be able to buy tickets online, through an authorized ticket outlet, or at the box office. Presale tickets are sometimes available before tickets go on sale to the general public. You can also sign up for Dave Koz’s fan club or mailing list to get access to presale codes and other exclusive offers.
VIP a Ticket
If you want to make sure you have the best seats in the house, VIP tickets may be the way to go. With VIP tickets, you’ll get access to special areas like the front row or backstage, and you may even get meet-and-greet opportunities with Dave Koz himself. VIP tickets can be more expensive than regular tickets, so be sure to check the price before you buy.
No matter where you get your tickets, make sure you have them in hand before the concert date. Dave Koz puts on an amazing show, so you don’t want to miss a minute of the fun!
I had a great time at the Dave Koz concert! The music was awesome and the saxophone playing was incredible. The VIP tickets were definitely worth it, as we got to sit in the front row and meet Dave after the show. If you’re a fan of smooth jazz, I would highly recommend seeing Dave Koz in concert.
I wasn’t sure what to expect from a Dave Koz concert, but I was pleasantly surprised. He’s an amazing musician and he puts on a great show. The VIP tickets were a bit pricey, but they included some great perks like backstage access and meeting Dave after the show. Overall, it was a great experience and I would definitely recommend it to fans of smooth jazz.
I wasn’t familiar with Dave Koz before the concert, but I enjoyed his music and performance. The VIP tickets were a bit pricey, but they included some great perks like backstage access and meeting Dave after the show. Overall, it was a great experience and I would definitely recommend it to fans of smooth jazz.