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:

  • "It is one of tough task to play solo guitar and make it swing. Kozar is certainly a fine player, knows his instrument and plays the right changes."
    John Gilbert - eJazz News

Next Performance:

Date: April 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM till 10 PM
Place: Buchanans Steak & Seafood, Doubletree Resort
Address: 6039 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V6

Enjoy the finger stylings of Dan Kozar and his guitar  while you dine and sip on a glass of wine and enjoy the beautiful ambience of Buchanans located on the 2nd Floor of the Doubletree Resort  


Date: April 19, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM till 8:30 PM
Place:  89 Ridge Road South, Ridgeway, ON 

I will be providing background fingerstyle guitar music for this event as Margaret A. Feaver has donated 150 paintings to raise funds for the Fort Erie Public Library to support children literacy. Her work is featured in private collections in Canada, the U.S., and Australia. http://www.fepl.ca/artsale


Date: May 5, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM till 10 PM
Place: Buchanans Steak & Seafood, Doubletree Resort
Address: 6039 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V6

Enjoy the finger stylings of Dan Kozar and his guitar  while you dine and sip on a glass of wine and enjoy the beautiful ambience of Buchanans located on the 2nd Floor of the Doubletree Resort  


Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM till 4:00 PM
Place: Lundy Manor Winery Address: 9941 Lundy’s Lane,Niagara Falls, Ontario  L2H 0T8

Come and enjoy a glass of wine in Niagara Falls Ontario. I will be performing a collection of music for this day. 

https://lundymanor.ca/


Date: May 13, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM till 4:00 PM
Place: The Pelham Art Festival,  1120 Haist St, Fonthill, ON L0S 1E4

Come and enjoy the art of the finest Artist from Niagara and Ontario. I will be performing in the Cafe Area - The Pelham Art Festival


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.

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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.

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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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