Dave Koz Christmas Tour Finalized

It looks like another strong lineup for Dave Koz's annual holiday show.

KozChristmasTour.jpgKeyboardist Brian Culbertson, guitarist Norman Brown and vocalist Brenda Russell will all join saxophonist Dave Koz for this year's Dave Koz and Friends Smooth Jazz Christmas tour.

In addition, trumpeter Chris Botti will join the tour in Los Angeles and other select dates.

The U.S.-only tour begins Nov. 26 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A list of shows is now posted on Koz's tour page at davekoz.com.

Brown and Russell both have new CDs coming out. Brown's West Coast Coolin' will be released on Sept. 21. The current single is called "Up 'N' At 'Em." And Russell's first new album in four years, Between the Sun and the Moon, features the first single �I Know You By Heart.� The CD will be available on Oct. 5.