Long Beach Jazz Festival is a three-day event featuring performances by celebrated artists and a diversity of musical genres (straight ahead, smooth, fusion, bebop, Latin, R&B, blues, etc.)
Festival goers enjoy an array of food vendors, beverages, arts & crafts exhibits and various retailers.
Located at the beautiful Rainbow Lagoon Park, the festival has become a destination for nearly 30,000 music lovers each year from across the nation and Europe as well.
David S. "Dave" Koz (born March 27, 1963) is an American smooth jazz saxophonist.
Steve Cole (born August 17, 1966) is an American tenor saxophonist who has released five albums starting in the late 1990s throughout the 2000s. Most of his albums have been well-received, earning him several awards. He is also a professor/adviser of music business at the University of St. Thomas.