Friday Jazz @ Five with Andrew Janak and the Wind Armada on Friday, September 2: Two admissions for $6 ($12 value)
As a member of the UNL Jazz Orchestra and DePaul Jazz Ensemble, Andrew shared the stage with jazz greats Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Christine Jensen, Gary Foster, Stefon Harris, Matt Wilson, Jimmy Heath and Scott Wendholt . He has also worked with various groups around the Midwest such as the Omaha Big Band, Omaha Symphony, Bob Lark Alumni Big Band, Tom Matta Big Band, Nebraska Jazz Orchestra and Mike Gurciullo and His Las Vegas Lab Band. His current creative endeavor is Andrew Janak and Wind Armada, a modern jazz group specializing in original compositions that performed every Monday for a year and a half at Phyllis' Music Inn in Chicago. The group's debut album "Borrowed Time" will be released this winter.
Also an up-and-coming composer, some of Andrew’s compositions have been performed/recorded by groups around the United States including the UNL Jazz Orchestra, DePaul Jazz Ensemble, Bob Lark's Alumni Big Band, Tom Matta Big Band and the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra.
Andrew graduated with a degree in music education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a masters of music in jazz composition from DePaul University. Currently he is pursuing a DMA in jazz studies/composition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Friday, September 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
VEGA, 350 Canopy Street, #220
Lincoln, NE 68508
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About Capital Jazz Society
The mission of the Capital Jazz Society is to produce jazz events and to provide educational opportunities where students and professionals can learn from one another.
The Capital Jazz Society is pleased to bring you great music, food, and fun at VEGA in Historic Haymarket!
It's a great way to spend an evening!