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Washington State University
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.

Greg Yasinitsky
Coordinator of Jazz Studies, Jazz Big Band, Composition, Arranging, Saxophone, Jazz Theory
Dave Snider F. Dave Snider
Jazz Bass, Coordinator of Combos, Rock Music, Jazz History
Gabe Condon
Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz History, Rock Music 
Jake Svendsen
Jazz Keyboards, Jazz History, Rock Music
David Jarvis
Jazz and Classical Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Music Education
Dave Turnbull
Coordinator of Brass and Percussion, Classical and Jazz Trumpet
Sarah Miller
Trombone, Associate Director of Athletic Bands
Horace Alexander Young
Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz History