Dave Koz: Off the Beaten Path
Some tunes add folk instruments, such as mandolin, accordion, fiddle, dobro, and nylon-string guitar to the mix, at the same time adding to the earthy feel with Hammond B-3 organ. Koz does a competent vocal on the romantic ballad "That's the Way I Feel About You." The album closer, the beautiful, contemplative "Remembrance," was performed entirely by Koz on piano and saxophones and composed on the island of Bali. My favorite track is "Wake Up Call," which kicks butt with a five-piece horn section of Greg Adams, Chuck Findley, Nick Lane, Gary Herbig, and Dave Koz.
Dave Koz succeeds in providing us with something beyond the current standard fare.
Record Label: Capitol Records