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Casper College Jazz Fest Presents Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

Casper College Jazz Fest Presents Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

*(Casper, Wyo.)* - Tickets are now on sale for the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, one of two headline acts for the 49th Annual Kinser Jazz Festival February 8-10, 2016. The Dorsey Orchestra will perform on both Feb. 9 and 10, each night beginning at 7:30 in the Wheeler Concert Hall. Tuesday night will feature the Wyoming All-State Jazz Choir, directed by Brennan Baglio, as the opening act. Wednesday night will feature only the orchestra. One of the renowned bands of the big band era, the orchestra is considered one of the best all-around dance bands. Under the direction of accomplished musician Terry Myers, the orchestra will perform a range of well-known big-band tunes that will delight young and old alike. The festival includes three days of jazz performed by senior and junior high school jazz bands, combos and vocal groups. The festival provides a setting for the groups to perform in a noncompetitive setting over a three-day period. Nearly 700 junior and senior high school students and their instructors will participate in the festival. Tickets for either the Tuesday or Wednesday night performance of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra are $30 each and can be purchase online at caspercollegejazz.com or by calling 307-268-2606 or 800-442-2963, ext. 2606. The first night of the festival will feature the Air Force Falconaires, however tickets for that concert are sold out. The festival will take place in the Music Building on the Casper College campus. All festival daytime events are free and open to the public. The Casper College Kinser Jazz Festival is supported by the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, the National Endowment for the Arts, Sax Alley, Evans, Promark, Puresound, D’Addario Woodwinds, Hill Music Company, the Casper College Foundation, Casper College, and in part by a grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature. Click here for more information. Casper College , 125 College Dr., Casper, WY 82601 #caspercollege #sponsored #news #oilcity