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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Jazz Festival

SAVE THE DATE!! The 2021 WSU Jazz Festival is scheduled for Wednesday, November 3rd. We are planning for an in person event. A highlight of the Festival will be a midday Gala Concert featuring special guest artists: Darryl Singleton, percussion; and César Haas, guitar; the newest members of the WSU Jazz Studies faculty—with the award-wining WSU Jazz Big Band and faculty soloists. There will also be an afternoon concert by faculty ensemble Jazz Northwest. Visiting ensembles will perform for top adjudicators, who will also present clinics for groups throughout the day. Additionally, workshops will be presented by WSU Jazz Studies faculty members. To reserve a spot or to be added to our mailing list, please email Greg Yasinitsky, Coordinator of Jazz Studies.

Darryl Singleton                                                              César Haas

Watch the WSU Jazz Big Band perform Flatten That Curve as a virtual ensemble:

Watch the WSU Jazz Big Band performing at the 2019 WSU Jazz Festival:

Watch video highlights of previous festivals below: