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:

January 12, February 16, March 12,  March 30 @theDoubletree

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.

Niagara Jazz Guitar Festival (February 17th 2019)

Time: 2:00 PM till TBA
Place: Roman Hall Art Center | Brock University
Address: 109 St. Paul Crescent, St. Catherines

Contact Paul Saunders to reserve tickets: paulsaundersinstruments@gmail.com905-892-2392

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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