The official name is “Dave Koz and Jonathan Butler Together Again 2010” as the saxophonist hits the road with a few “friends” to jazz up your summer concert season. Always the showman capable of turning packed theatres into intimate venues, Koz has a canny ability for breaking down barriers and communicating directly with audiences. This is gonna be fun.
Koz also has a new album in the works scheduled for a fall release, so expect a few new tunes as well as his crowd pleasers.
Butler’s new album – So Strong – comes out a bit sooner: May 11.
The tour begins in Detroit at the Snow Board at Motor City Casino June 17, plays Atlantic City at House Of Blues June 18 and hits Virginia’s Hampton Coliseum June 25. Other stops include Hammond, Ind., at The Venue At Horseshoe Casino July 17; Milwaukee’s Pabst Theatre July 18; Baltimore at Pier Six July 30; San Diego at Humphrey’s August 13; Honolulu at Blaisdell Concert Hall Aug. 20 and Seattle at Benaroya Hall Aug. 27. The tour wraps with two nights in Temecula, Calif., at the Thornton Winery Aug. 28-29.
Bryson appears July 17 and Aug. 13. For more information, click here for the Dave Koz website.