Doors at 8 p.m. | Music at 9 p.m.
$5 | 21+
Join us for a night of student ensembles from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music. Abigail Siedell is a junior studying jazz voice and composition.
Andrew Janak is an active young saxophonist/composer/arranger currently based out of Chicago, IL.
Andrew has shared the stage with jazz greats Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Christine Jensen, Gary Foster, Stefon Harris, Matt Wilson, Jeff Lederer 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 performs every Monday at Phyllis' Music Inn in Chicago. He also has performed with national acts such as the Temptations, Johnny Mathis and Michael Feinstein.
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 was also a finalist for the 2013 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Awards and received a Downbeat Outstanding Performance award for outstanding graduate college arrangement.
Andrew graduated with a degree in music education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and recently complete his masters of music in jazz composition from DePaul University.