Nine-time GRAMMY® nominee Dave Koz remembers the first record he ever purchased – Tower of Power’s 1974 album, Back To Oakland. It had a powerful impact on him, as his 2013 release, Summer Horns, shows. Teaming up with three of his most talented and trusted colleagues – Gerald Albright, Richard Elliot and Mindi Abair – Koz revisited the music that made him want to pick up the saxophone in the first place: classic tracks from Tower of Power and other brassy juggernauts that ruled the airwaves from the late 1960s through the ‘70s – bands like Sly & the Family Stone, Earth Wind & Fire, Chicago and Blood Sweat & Tears.
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. 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.
Dave Koz: Wine with a Koz
Exclusive virtual experience hosted by Jazz legend, Grammy-nominated artist, and wine connoisseur, Dave Koz
Virtual solo saxophone performance
An interactive wine tasting led by Dave Koz featuring Koz Wines
Each guest will receive a curated wine kit selected by Koz prior to the event
Virtual experience will help benefit the Starlight Children’s Foundation
Technology to include live comments, questions and answers
Digitally signed gift to be emailed or shipped to guests
Opportunity for a business component to kick off the event