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College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Jazz Faculty

Jazz faculty members have performed with Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell, Lou Rawls, Lionel Hampton, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, David Friesen, Randy Brecker, Bill Watrous, Bobby Shew, and many other top artists. Faculty compositions and arrangements are widely published and regularly performed around the world.

Brian Ward Brian Ward
Area Coordinator, jazz piano, big band, jazz history
Bradley Ard Brad Ard
guitar, jazz history, rock history
 David Jarvis  David Jarvis
percussion, percussion ensemble, music education, rock history
Dave Snider David Snider
jazz bass, combos, jazz history
 Dave Turnbull Dr. David Turnbull
Coordinator of Brass and Persussion, trumpet, Symphonic Band
Greg Yasinitsky Dr. Greg Yasinitsky
Director of the School of Music, saxophone, composition, arranging, jazz theory, jazz history
Horace Alexander Young
Clinical Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz History

Washington State University