Janet Planet

Janet Planet Professional Singer Promo Shot
Campus Address
Music-Drama Center
Room B47
Conservatory of Music
Lecturer of Music

Described as a “The voice of the new jazz culture with seemingly limitless expression” by Jazziz Magazine, the spirited and vivacious Janet Planet has been self-produced and managed for the majority of her 40-year career. 

Active in all aspects of the business, she is a performer, producer, teacher, voice-over talent, commercial singer and recording artist with over 25 recordings in her discography. She co-owns the Oshkosh-based Steel Moon Recording Studio.  In 1995 she developed the independent record label, Stellar Records with her husband, Tom Washatka.   

Her determination and creative output continue to take her around the world through her recordings and live performances.  She has toured all over the U.S., Canada, Japan, Europe, South Africa, and Russia.  Planet is a six-time WAMI award winner and, in 2014, she was inducted in to the WAMI Hall Of Fame. 


Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
Years at Lawrence