Somma is an evolution of the Dave Koz Cruise, one of the most successful music festival cruises sailing today. With Somma, Dave and his production team set out to create an experience altogether different…something that not only brings the best musical talent in the world together for a week at sea in a glorious spot on the globe…but to also go a level deeper with soul-inspiring speakers, wellness experts, authors, celebrity chefs and local travel guides who will bring a completely new, holistic experience to this community. Thus, Somma was born, bringing unforgettable destinations and experiences, a luxurious, bespoke cruise meant to touch the heart and the soul. We hope you join us to find a journey of your own.ke cruise brand meant to touch the heart and soul in a meaningful way. We hope you join us to find a journey of your own.
About your host,
In a recording career that spans nearly three decades, saxophonist Dave Koz has racked up an astoundingly impressive array of honors and achievements: nine GRAMMY® nominations, 11 No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, numerous world tours, 13 sold-out Dave Koz & Friends At Sea cruises, performances for multiple U.S. presidents, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and appearances on a multitude of television shows, including “Good Morning America,” “The View,” “The Tonight Show,” “Entertainment Tonight” and more. A Platinum-selling artist, Koz is also known as a humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host and instrumental music advocate.
Dave has served as global ambassador for the Starlight Children’s Foundation for over 25 years. He founded KOZ Wines in 2009 as another avenue to support the foundation. Dave donates all his proceeds from KOZ Wines to the organization and, with help from his fans, has raised over $1.5m dollars through the Dave Koz and Friends At Sea cruise silent auction.
Koz has collaborated with many artists over the years, including Burt Bacharach, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Barry Manilow, Valerie Simpson, Gloria Estefan, Luther Vandross, Shelby Lynne, Kenny Loggins, U2, Michael McDonald, Rod Stewart and The Foo Fighters. He also hosts two radio programs: The Dave Koz Radio Show and The Dave Koz Lounge, which appears on SiriusXM Watercolors and airs nationally every Sunday. Koz completed a four-year term on the GRAMMY® Foundation Artists Committee and has served as National Trustee for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
Learn more about Dave at davekoz.com
“Music has been such a blessing to me, and we need it now more than ever."