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September 18, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$5 admission at the door. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts.
A member of Jazz Ensemble I at UW-EC, Tyler has played saxophone since 5th grade. At Eagan High School, he played with the jazz ensembles under the direction of Conrad Miska, and also studied with Ruben Haugen. During his college career, he has played in concert and jazz ensembles, including the Wind Symphony and Symphony Band (on clarinet); with Jazz Ensemble I, he had the opportunity to play with guest artists Connie Evingson and Nicholas Payton. UW-EC Jazz Director Bob Baca suggested to Tyler that he form a combo, and in 2013 Tyler’s quintet released Letting Go, an album of Tyler’s own compositions.
Tyler Anderson – Saxophone
Javier Santiago – Piano
Ted Olsen – Bass
Miguel Hurtado – Drums
About the Monday Featured Artist:
JCS invites a local jazz masters to play and direct new collaborations.
This performance is followed by a traditional jam session hosted by the featured artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills.