Archive for April 29, 2011

Daughter of Robert Williams and (the late) Myrtle W. Williams, Lori Anne Williams is the lead vocalist for two Washington-based jazz ensembles (Collaboration and Lori Williams and Friends), and featured vocalist on The Saltman Knowles Group and Sherry Winston’s CDs.

Lori has performed with many nationally-known recording artists such as Regina Belle, Eric Benet, Keter Betts, Tom Browne, Jerry Butler, Gene Chandler, N’Dea Davenport, Will Downing, David Dyson, Walter Hawkins, Nathan Heathman, William Hubbard, Allyn Johnson and Divine Order, Ben E. King, Debbie Kirkland, Ledisi, Marion Meadows, Maysa, Julia Nixon, Phil Perry, Lloyd Price, Ellie Saitoh and The Love Tambourines, Saltman Knowles Group, Spur of the Moment, Sylver Logan Sharp, The Sherelles, Gary Taylor, Tony Terry, Bobby Vee and The Vees, Andre Ward, Kim Waters, Caron Wheeler, Allyson Williams, Vanessa Williams, Vesta Williams, and Sherry Winston. She also has done extensive studio recording and commercial work on the East Coast, USA and Japan.

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. On September 22, 2009, Dave Koz, the six-time Grammy nominee, was honored 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. With a triumphant career as an artist and radio personality, and the well-earned respect of the recording industry, Dave’s artistry, commitment and influence continue to grow. His recent Concord Records release, Hello Tomorrow, features 13 tracks written by Dave and his collaborators, friends and legends and focuses on new beginnings along with a bright future.

Friday May 13th 7:30pm

In the Grove at the Radisson Sacramento, CA