Dave Koz & Brian Culbertson Side By Side with Special Guest Peabo Bryson
Along the way, the pair will give a special performance – "Dave Koz & Brian Culbertson Side By Side with Special Guest Peabo Bryson" – at the legendary Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on August 23rd.
"Summer is always the best time to take this music on the road—and I think this summer in particular, it'll be a great opportunity for Brian and I to put some positive energy out there, have some fun and, hopefully in the process, give folks a break," said Koz, a six-time GRAMMY® nominee. "Brian is incredible on every level. It's been seven years since we toured together— and I know this is gonna be a blast!"
Culbertson is equally excited about heating up the summer concert circuit with Koz. "I cannot wait for this tour to start!" stated Culbertson. "Dave is a phenomenal musician and performer, and I am truly looking forward to sharing the stage with him once again."
Koz will play songs from At the Movies and Dave Koz – Greatest Hits, including such smash singles as "Castle of Dreams," "Together Again," "Honey-Dipped" and "All I See Is You." Dave Koz – Greatest Hits, his first-ever retrospective album, debuted at No. 1 on both Billboard's Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart and iTunes' Jazz Album chart last year while its lead single, "Life In The Fast Lane," spent seven weeks at No. 1 on the R&R Monitored Smooth Jazz chart. His current track, "Bada Bing," is top 10 at Smooth Jazz Radio. His most recent studio album, 2007's At The Movies, topped Billboard's Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart for 12 weeks.
In addition to his many hits, Culbertson will perform songs from his milestone tenth project, Bringing Back The Funk, a historic and completely unprecedented album, revisiting the land of the "sho' nuff uncut" '70s-style funk of ages. The critically acclaimed album was produced by Brian along with executive producer Maurice White (founder of Earth, Wind & Fire) and featured "Always Remember," which peaked at No. 1 on Billboard's Smooth Jazz Songs chart last summer.
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