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"Big Band space funk" from Brooklyn Feb. 3 at Kinser Jazz Fest

MK Groove Orchestra

MK Groove Orchestra

From Casper College:

Tickets are still available for both the instrumental and vocal headline concerts featured as part of the 47th Annual Casper College Kinser Jazz Festival. On Monday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. the MK Groove Orchestra will perform, while Grammy Award winning artist Luciana Souza will perform with her group on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

The MK Groove Orchestra is a New York-based big band that “fuses jazz, rock, and funk,” said Jerome Fleg, jazz festival executive director.

The Luciana Souza Quartet features Grammy Award winner Luciana Souza. A singer and songwriter, Souza’s two latest albums were both up for Grammys in 2013: “The Book of Chet” for Best Jazz Vocal Album, and “Duos III” for Best Latin Jazz Album.

Tickets for the MK Groove Orchestra are $10 per person and tickets for the Luciana Souza Quartet are $18 per person. Tickets are available online at: caspercollege.edu/jazz, by calling 268-2606, emailing kcoe@caspercollege.edu, or at the door. Both concerts will take place in the John F. Welsh Auditorium in Natrona County High School.

Support for the MK Groove Orchestra is provided by the Natrona County School District while support for the Luciana Souza Quartet is provided by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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