Jannaro "Jan" Uvena (born August 29, 1950)[1] is an American musician, best known for playing drums with a number of notable rock bands, including Alice Cooper's backing band, Iron Butterfly, Alcatrazz, and Signal.

Jan Uvena
Birth nameJannaro Uvena
Born (1950-08-29) August 29, 1950 (age 72)
Huntington, New York, United States
GenresHard rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Instrument(s)Drums, percussion, vocals
Years active1978–2000

Uvena retired from the music business in 2000 and, as of 2016, manages a U.S. Cellular store in Walpole, Massachusetts.[2]


with Bonnie PointerEdit

  • Bonnie Pointer (1979)

with PipedreamEdit

  • Pipedream (1979)

with Alice CooperEdit

with AlcatrazzEdit

with SignalEdit

  • Loud & Clear (1989)
  • Live (2000)

with Jonas Hansson BandEdit

  • No. 1 (1994)
  • Second To None (1996)
  • The Rocks (1999)


  1. ^ "Xtreme Musician: Jan Uvena". www.xtrememusician.com. Archived from the original on October 19, 2002.
  2. ^ Logan, Ian (March 26, 2016). "Keene musician's golden past of touring with Alice Cooper, Alcatrazz". The Keene Sentinel. Keene, New Hampshire: Tom Ewing. Retrieved April 18, 2020.