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Dave Koz

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

In a career spanning nearly two decades, Dave Koz has established himself as a platinum-selling artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, and instrumental music advocate. A six-time Grammy® nominee, he’ll be honored in 2009 by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with a star in the sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. The list of artists who Koz has played with bears testament to his talent and includes such musical luminaries as Burt Bacharach, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Kenny Loggins, U2, Michael McDonald, Luther Vandross, and Rod Stewart.

Born and raised in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley, Koz initially picked up the saxophone to gain entry into his big brother's band. What began as a ploy became a lifelong obsession. Years later, after earning his degree in mass communications from UCLA, Koz decided to become a professional musician. Within weeks of that decision, he was recruited as a touring member of Bobby Caldwell’s band. It was during this time that Koz befriended keyboardist Jeff Lorber, who invited Koz to come play on one of his tours. That stint was followed by a fourteen-month tour with pop singer Richard Marx....
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    Dave Koz And Friends: Summer Horns

    Concord Records
    2013
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    Ultimate Christmas

    Milestone Records
    2011
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    This Guy's In Love With You (Dance Remixes)

    Milestone Records
    2010
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    Hello Tomorrow

    Milestone Records
    2010
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    Please Come Home For Christmas

    Milestone Records
    2008
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    At The Movies

    Capitol Records
    2007
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    Memories Of A Winter's Night

    Milestone Records
    2007
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