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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Jazz Faculty

Jazz faculty members have performed with Tia Fuller, McCoy Tyner, Abdullah Ibrahim, Randy Brecker, Sean Jones, Tom Harrell, Jeff Coffin, Lou Rawls, Lionel Hampton, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, Bill Watrous, Bobby Shew and many other top artists. Faculty compositions and arrangements are widely published and regularly performed around the world.

Greg Yasinitsky
Coordinator of Jazz Studies, Jazz Big Band, Composition, Arranging, Saxophone, Jazz Theory
Darryl Singleton
Jazz Drums, Music of Black Americans
A.J. Miller
Low brass, Jazz History
Jake Svendsen
Jazz Keyboards, Jazz History, Rock Music
 Sarah Miller
Trombone, Associate Director of Athletic Bands
Dave Turnbull
Coordinator of Brass and Percussion, Classical and Jazz Trumpet
Melissa Parkhurst
Ethnomusicology
Horace Alexander Young
Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz History