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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, 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
Coordinator of Jazz Studies, Big Band I, Jazz History, Jazz Keyboards, Composition, Arranging, Combos, Jazz History, Rock Music
Horace Alexander Young
Clinical Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz History
 Greg Yasinitsky Dr. Greg Yasinitsky
Jazz and Classical Saxophone, Composition, Arranging, Jazz Theory, Orchestration, Jazz History
Dave Snider F. David Snider
jazz Bass, Combos, Rock History, Jazz History
 David Jarvis David Jarvis
Jazz and Classical Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Rock Music, Music Education
Bradley Ard Brad Ard
Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Class Guitar, Combos
Dave Turnbull Dr. David Turnbull
Coordinator of Brass and Persussion, Classical and Jazz Trumpet

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