Koz’s cool yule tour on tap

Smooth jazz saxophonist Dave Koz brings his annual Smooth Jazz Christmas show through Southern California this week with stops in Long Beach and Santa Barbara. Joining Koz for this year’s cool yule tour are singer Bobby Caldwell, guitarist Marc Antoine, trumpeter Chris Botti and keyboardist-composer Brian Culbertson. If you can’t make this week’s shows, Koz and company also will perform Dec. 21 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.


Long Beach Terrace Theater

300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach


Saturday, 8 p.m.

$37.50 to $75

(562) 436-3661

Arlington Theatre


1317 State St., Santa Barbara

Monday, 8 p.m.

$45 to $52

(805) 963-4408