The Dance (Dave Koz album)

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The Dance
Studio album by Dave Koz
Released September 28, 1999
Genre Smooth jazz
Length 60:40
Label Capitol
Producer Glen Ballard, Carl Sturken, Evan Rogers, Jeff Lorber, Jeff Koz, Burt Bacharach, Montell Jordan, Schappell Crawford, Brad Cole, Dave Koz
Dave Koz chronology
December Makes Me Feel This Way
(1997)December Makes Me Feel This Way1997
The Dance
A Smooth Jazz Christmas
(2001)A Smooth Jazz Christmas2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Dance is the fifth studio album by saxophone player Dave Koz. It was released by Capitol Records on September 28, 1999. The album peaked at number 2 on Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart.[2] The album has been sold more than 500,000 copies and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Together Again" Dave Koz, Jeff Koz 4:17
2. "I'm Waiting for You" D.Koz, J.Lorber 3:18
3. "Can't Let You Go (The Sha la Song)" (featuring Luther Vandross) D.Koz, Carl Sturken, Evan Rogers 4:17
4. "Careless Whisper" (featuring Montell Jordan) George Michael, Andrew Ridgeley 6:11
5. "Love Is on the Way" (featuring Chris Botti) Jeff Lorber, D.Koz 4:45
6. "Know You by Heart" D.Koz, Skip Ewing 3:39
7. "Surrender" J.Koz, D.Koz 4:43
8. "You Are Me, I Am You" (featuring Marc Antoine) D.Koz, Sturken, Rogers 4:52
9. "The Dance" (featuring BeBe Winans) Tony Arata 5:19
10. "Cuban Hideaway" D.Koz 2:14
11. "The Bright Side" (featuring Jonathan Butler) D.Koz, Lorber 4:41
12. "Don't Give Up" (featuring Burt Bacharach) Burt Bacharach, D.Koz 4:02
13. "Right by Your Side" D.Koz, J.Koz 4:04
14. "I'll Be There" Berry Gordy, Bob West, Willie Hutch, Hal Davis 4:18



Year Chart Position
1999 Billboard 200 190[4]
1999 Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 2[2]
1999 R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 67[4]
2000 Jazz Albums 3[4]
Title Year Chart Position
Careless Whisper 2000 Adult Contemporary 30[5]
Know You by Heart 2000 Adult Contemporary 26[6]


Country Certification Sales/shipments
United States Gold[3] 500,000


  1. ^ Wildran, Jonathan. Dave Koz: The Dance > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Dance – Dave Koz > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Search Results for Dave Koz". RIAA. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "The Dance – Dave Koz". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Dance – Dave Koz > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". allmusic. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Know You by Heart – Dave Koz". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2011.