Friday Lunch Club with Lexi Nomikos
Friday Lunch Club w/ Lexi Nomikos Trio
Lexi Nomikos – Saxophone, Alex Heffron – guitar, Michael D’Angelo – drums
Lexi Nomikos is a saxophonist, composer, and educator from Milwaukee currently residing in Denver, Colorado. Lexi earned her Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies at Northern Illinois University, where she studied with Jazz saxophonist Geof Bradfield and Classical/Contemporary music saxophonists Jessica Maxfield and Ryan Muncy. While earning her bachelor’s, she played around the Chicago area and taught privately. Since 2016, Lexi has taught at NIU’s Summer Jazz Camp. In the spring of 2019, she earned her Master’s in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Colorado Boulder where she was the saxophone teaching assistant for the duration of her time there. While at CU Boulder, Lexi had the opportunity to play Maria Schneider’s music under her direction, teach combos, big bands, and assist with classes such as CU’s BLork (Boulder Laptop Orchestra) and Jazz History. The Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts, a Jazz program for teens, has asked her to be a Mentor at the annual “She-bop” workshop for the past two years. In Colorado, Lexi plays with renowned musicians such as Greg Gisbert, Annie Booth and with the Boy/Girl Band lead by Art Lande.