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Dave Koz & Rick Braun featuring vocalists Kenny Lattimore & Maysa.

A lot of ‘Friends’ in the Grove!

Over the decades, the saxophone has opened numerous doors for Koz. He’s played with such artists as Burt Bacharach, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Shelby Lynne, Kenny Loggins, U2, Barry Manilow, Michael McDonald, Luther Vandross and Rod Stewart. Born and raised in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Dave initially just saw the saxophone as a way to help him gain entry into his big brother’s band. What began as a ploy became a lifelong obsession.

After graduating 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. He’s become a platinum-selling artist with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is also known as a humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host and instrumental music advocate.

Friday, August 21, 2015 – 7:30 pm

The Grove, Red Lion Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento, California 95815

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The 2-day Celebration of Black Music features on Friday, June 12, 2015:

7:00pm – 2nd Wind
7:55pm – Gerald Albright
9:05pm -Vocalist Will Downing.

The 2-day Celebration of Black Music features on Saturday, June 13, 2015:

7:00pm – Flawless Band
7:55pm – Najee
9:05pm – Vocalist Lalah Hathaway.

Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

Maze

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Klass Band Brotherhood, Terence Young.

Friday 27 February 2015, 08:00 PM

Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor Street, 29201 Columbia, SC, US

JazzintheGardens

The 3-day Jazz in the Gardens festival features a variety of Jazz, R&B & Soul vocalists and musicians, including Brian Culbertson. For more information about the line-up visit this website.

The City of Miami Gardens is proud to announce the first round of artists for the 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival at Sun Life Stadium. The three-day weekend festival on March 20th to 22nd, 2015 will feature artists Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Men of Soul’sJeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Freddie Jackson, and Brian Culbertson. Comedians and nationally syndicated radio personalities D.L. Hughley and Rickey Smiley will co-host the festival. More artists will be added soon!

Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster or http://www.jazzinthegardens.com. This event is predicted to break attendance records, surpassing last year’s 68,000 tickets sold, and promises a memorable kick off for springtime Miami. “This signature event was birthed from humble beginnings with just 1,800 people in attendance our first year,” said City of Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert. “I am proud to have watched this festival grow in number and esteem and reach this landmark of 10 years. With our top notch production team, the City of Miami Gardens promises this year’s experience is one for the books, you haven’t seen anything yet!”

Sun Life Stadium, 347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056

JFS

The Smooth Jazz Cruise in association with Alan Stein

A marriage of traditional jazz with elements of rock, R&B, funk and other electrified sounds. Lorber’s music reaches a new level by crystallizing jazz, funk, and Latin rhythms with some killer melodies that translate exceptionally to live performance. More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate musician. In a career that spans four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles and contexts. Lorber and Loeb will be joined by talented saxophonist Everette Harp.

$95 VIP Orchestra Pit , $65 Orchestra, $50 Balcony

Saturday, November 22 at 7:30pm in EST

Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11570

TributeDH

BRENCORE Entertainment Presents International Recording Artist Frank McComb’s Tribute to the Music of Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder at The Carlyle Club. Don’t miss the talented Keyboardist/Songwriter Frank McComb as he pays homage to two of the greatest artists in the music industry. Close your eyes and you can hear both Donny and Stevie when Frank performs their hits.

In addition to Frank yo4u will be also enjoying the sounds of the talented Capital Jazz Festival Winners PHAZE II Band onstage. Don’t wait to get your tickets to this event!

Advanced tickets are onsale at http://www.thecarlyleclub.com for $30.00 – $40.00 (Booths only) and $35.00 and $45.00 the day of event. Two shows 5:00pm and 8:00pm

Sunday 11/16

The Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Tel: (703) 548-8899

JazzFunkSoul

Jazz Funk Soul featuring Chuck Loeb, Jeff Lorber and Everette Harp in the Madison Theatre, special opening guest: Al DeGregoris with Chris Geith.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 – 8:00 pm

Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11571 (Long Island)