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THE ASTRONAUT

Blending a mixture of Reggae, Singer/Songwriter, Ambient Rock, Electronic, and Soul, The Astronaut creates a unique blend within the sonic spectrum. The Astronaut Michael Kozma is a multi-instrumentalist who holds a B.S. degree in Music Industry & Technology for audio engineering and music. Kozma grew up playing in a band in high school with Jeremy Fraites of THE LUMINEERS. Both from a small town in New Jersey, Ramsey has harbored and prospered many talented musicians. The Astronaut is accompanied by a three piece band live. Drummer Michael Klopp has played with Domenick Allen (Foreigner, Buddy Rich Band, Liberace, Broadway, London's West End) and continues to enjoy the MD chair to this day. As well as Telarc/Concord Recording Jazz artist Tony Desare. With Tony, Michael has been able to travel all over the country performing jazz and cabaret music in various settings, including 2 Midwest tours as a trio and multiple Pops performances with various orchestras. Bassist Christopher Linder has played with Kozma through two prior bands Atlantic Victory and The Talk About through east coast tours. ”Sea of Tranquility" chosen as NASA's Challenger Learning Center's theme song for their welcoming video exemplifies the growing mediums The Astronaut is being showcased upon. Winner of the 2010 New York City's Songwriters Circle Contest, The Astronaut's "Summer Fling" beat out thousands of contestants in NYC's premier songwriting competition as one of the finalist to showcase at The Bitter End for his solo artist's debut appearance and receive publishing awards at the start of his career. The Astronaut has played notable NYC venues such as Webster Hall, Piano's, The Bitter End, The Stone Pony, and Crossroads to name a few. The Astronaut will be constantly writing, recording, touring and playing his music to as many listeners as possible. Come along with him on this journey....