Live Acoustic Guitar

Dan Kozar performs live acoustic Jazz guitar for weddings and other private events. Creative and unique, Dan's music will fill your event with the melodic sound of Jazz music, perfecting that touch of class that you need for your event.

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Dan's Bio

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's ability to create fluid transition between the bass lines and the voiced harmonic treatments create a beautifully executed historical interpretation."
    H. Allen Williams - Jazzreview

Next Performance:

September, 8th, 15 with vocalist Laura Revell

At the Krāv Fine Grill & Bar - 259 St. Paul Street East, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M7 - From 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM 

September  16th with Vocalist Barbara Mantini 

At the Moose and Pepper - 4740 Valley WY, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1W1 - From 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

September 22, 

At the Doubletree Buchanans Steak & Seafood - 6039 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V6 - From 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

September 23rd with vocalist Laura Revell

At the Moose and Pepper - 4740 Valley Way, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1W1 - From 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

September 29th, with vocalist Laura Reveal

At the Krāv Fine Grill & Bar - 259 St. Paul Street East, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M7. From 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

October 14th with Doug Mundy

OLG Slots at Georgian Downs - 7485 5th Side Rd, Innisfil, ON L9S 3S1 - From 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Call 705-726-9400 for more details.

Some More Recent & Upcoming Events

"Gafia" (2012)

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.



Music Videos

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.

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