Michael Engdahl is a guitarist, composer, and educator based in Wichita, KS. He is a graduate of Wichita State University’s Jazz Studies program (B.M. ’14, M.M. ’17) where he performed with the Jazz Arts I Big Band, Guitar Ensemble and led multiple jazz combos.
As a performer, Michael shared the stage with Robert Randolph and the Family Band (Wichita River Festival 2015), Rebirth Brass Band (2016), Fingerprints Band (All That Jazz! Festival 2016), Marbin (2017) and The Kandinsky Effect (Wichita Jazz Festival 2017). He was a Semi-Finalist in the Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival in Brookefield, WI (2016).
As a composer/bandleader, he has written and composed music for his groups ME3 (Michael Engdahl Trio) and Odisea, releasing albums with both projects (www.michaeljengdahl.bandcamp.com). He is a member of the jazz super-group Daydream, and performs with vocalist Molly Neeley.
The Sunflower “Miller Concert Hall”
The Sunflower “Coriander Plants New Album”
ICT Connect Interview at R Coffeehouse