Kozar, a lifelong Niagara, Ontario resident began his pursuit to become a professional guitarist at age 12. In his formative years, Kozar gained his education on the bandstand, Eastman School of Music Summer Jazz Studies, and the Banff School of Fine Arts where he was mentored by Canadian Jazz Guitar Legend Ed Bickert.
Over the last three decades Dan has performed with various 18 piece big bands, quartets, trios, duos and as a soloist. He is available performing standards with a trio, duo, as well as performing fingerstyle guitar. Currently Dan is studying with Martin Taylor, a world renowned fingerstyle Jazz Guitarist, to improve his already vast experience in solo Jazz guitar playing.
Critics & Customers:
"Dan Kozar is an excellent solo guitarist whose technique is conventional; much closer to Joe Pass and Charlie Byrd."
Some More Recent & Upcoming Events
Set the table with some fine food, Wine ended in joy able evening with someone you love while Dan plays music in the background to enhance a romantic environment.
I Remember You" (2003)
Whether relaxing by a fireplace with a glass of wine or having a candlelit dinner with that special someone. These songs will join you in creating wonderful lasting memories.
Here is where I will be uploading public domain song videos and even some of my own compositions. If you shopping for a guitarist for a wedding, here is a small sample my sounds.