SEATTLE – Nine-time Grammy Nominated saxophonist Dave Koz, headlines the fourth annual In Concert for Cancer event. In a career spanning two decades, Koz has established himself as a platinum-selling artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, and instrumental music advocate. Koz just released Collaborations: 25th Anniversary Collection which shines a light on some of his most memorable creative collaborations hat include: Gloria Estefan, Stevie Wonder, Michael McDonald, Toby Keith, Barry Manilow, Richard Marx, Johnny Mathis, Stevie Nicks, Rod Stewart, Luther Vandross, BeBe Winans, Herb Alpert and Eric Benét.
In Concert for Cancer concert unites and inspires communities by sharing the joy of world-class live music performances–while raising awareness and funding for childhood cancer treatment and cures–benefiting Seattle Children’s Research Institute. The event is sponsored by John L. Scott Foundation, Alaska Airlines, KOMO ABC 4, KOMO News Radio, 425 Magazine, and The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley. Tickets available HERE
About Seattle Children’s Research Institute As one of the nation’s top pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is dedicated to making breakthrough discoveries that help prevent, treat and eliminate childhood disease. The Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, is pioneering groundbreaking, lifesaving cancer treatments that use the immune system to eliminate cancer, without chemotherapy or radiation, working to cure childhood cancer with minimal side effects and improve survivor’s quality of life. www.seattlechildrens.org/research
About BrightStar Entertainment
Since 1993, BrightStar Entertainment has presented acclaimed recording and touring artists of contemporary music. BrightStar Entertainment has produced live music events nationwide for some of the world’s most recognizable brands including: Grand Hyatt Hotels, National Basketball Association, Yamaha Music, YWCA of Kauai, Paul Gaugin Cruises, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, SH Worldwide, Scripps Health, Woodinville Wine Country, and numerous performing arts centers.
Passionate about music and philanthropy, Michele Abrams, founder of BrightStar Entertainment and In Concert for Cancer, has a special interest in raising awareness and funding for life-saving cancer treatment and research. After losing both parents to cancer, she wanted to apply her experience as a concert producer to support the fight against the disease. www.brightstarent.com