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Dave Koz: There Is A Lot Of Collaboration On Stage

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Dave Koz performs Santa Claus is Coming to Town" on Good Day LA. His CD "Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns" spent five weeks at number one on billboard's jazz chart and is currently in the top 10. He has an upcoming Christmas show at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts--his 16th anniversary of Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour.

Fun Facts About Dave Koz: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American smooth jazz saxophonist. He attended William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California performing on saxophone as a member of the school jazz band. He later graduated from UCLA with a degree in mass communications in 1986, and only weeks after his graduation, decided to make a go of becoming a professional musician.

2) Koz was recruited as a member of Bobby Caldwell's tour. For the rest of the 1980s, Koz served as a session musician in several bands, toured with Jeff Lorber. Koz was a member of Richard Marx's band and toured with Marx throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. He also played in the house band of CBS' short-lived The Pat Sajak Show, with Tom Scott as bandleader.

3) Koz is the host of a weekly half-hour television series named Frequency put on by Fast Focus. Koz interviews musicians on the show such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Jonathan Butler, and Kelly Sweet. At the end of each interview, he plays along with the musician, adding some of his saxophone riffs to one of their hit songs.

Click HERE for the details on Dave's upcoming concert at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts.

For more on Dave's new album and to connect with him on social media.

Dave Koz's Official Website

Follow Dave Koz on Twitter:@davekozmusic

Dave Koz's Official Facebook page

Here are all of Dave's upcoming performances and locations:

12/16    Santa Barbara, CA        The Granada Theatre
12/17     Santa Rosa, CA            Wells Fargo Center
12/18    El Paso, TX                    Plaza Theatre    
12/19     Mesa, AZ                      Ikeda Theatre
12/20     Cerritos, CA                 Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12/21     Cerritos, CA                 Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12/22    San Francisco, CA         Warfield Theatre

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