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Jazz Northwest

Jazz NorthwestJazz Northwest is the resident WSU faculty jazz ensemble. Individually, Jazz Northwest members have worked with many of the leading figures in jazz including Lionel Hampton, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, Mal Waldron, Randy Brecker, Bill Watrous, and Bobby Shew. Jazz Northwest plays a unique mixture of original compositions and distinctive arrangements of classic jazz standards.

The group performs at WSU and regularly appears at festivals, conferences, and schools throughout the Pacific Northwest.

snider.dave250 David Snider
bass, Jazz Northwest coordinator
Bradley Ard Brad Ard
Dave Hagelganz David Hagelganz
David Jarvis David Jarvis
Dave Turnbull Dr. David Turnbull
Brian Ward Brian Ward
Greg Yasinitsky Dr. Greg Yasinitsky
Washington State University