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Jazz Recordings

Jazz Big Band

Dr. Greg Yasinitsky, director

Bill Liston—Tri-Bop

Soloists: Tanner Brown, bass; Sarah Cosano and Oliver Walter, tenor saxophones; Charles Wicklander, piano
From the Jazz Big Band CD Zoot Suit

Matt Finders—Terilyn’s Dance

Arranged by Greg Yasinitsky

Guest soloist: Matt Finders, trombone (Kevin Eubanks Tonight Show Band)
From the Jazz Big Band CD Zoot Suit

Greg Yasinitsky—Five Spot

Soloists: Jonathan Urmenita, tenor saxophone; Noah Austin, trumpet

WSU Jazz Big Band 2011-12
Recorded in the WSU Recording Studio, Dave Bjur, engineer

Billy Byers—Big Brother

Soloists: Charles Wicklander, piano

WSU Jazz Big Band 2011-12
Recorded in the WSU Recording Studio, Dave Bjur, engineer

Matt Lanka—Howl

Soloists: Matt Lanka, alto saxophone; Jonathan Urmenita, tenor saxophone
(Matt Lanka, WSU Master’s student and Teaching Assistant)
This recording is featured in the Fall 2012 issue of Jazziz magazine

WSU Jazz Big Band 2011-12
Recorded in the WSU Recording Studio, Dave Bjur, engineer

WSU Fight Song
Arranged by Greg Yasinitsky

Jazz Solos by Greg Yasinitsky

Recorded by Jeremy Krug in the WSU Recording Studio

Greg Yasinitsky—The Big T (excerpt)

Performed with the WSU Jazz Big Band

Greg Yasinitsky—Snagglepuss (excerpt)

Performed with the Jazz Quintet Crosscurrent

Thelonious Monk—Ruby My Dear (excerpt)

Arranged by Dan Bukvich

Performed with the WSU Jazz Big Band

 

Jazz Solos by Dave Hagelganz, tenor saxophone

Dave Hagelganz—Vepishta

with Brian Ward, piano, Scott Steed, bass, and Dru Heller, drums

Dave Hagelganz—Integrity

with Brian Ward, piano, Scott Steed, bass, and Dru Heller, drums

Dave Hagelganz—Thanks From All Of Us

with Brian Ward, piano, Scott Steed, bass, and Dru Heller, drums

Benjamin Weiman—The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

with Brian Ward, piano

Sam Rivers—Beatrice

with Brian Ward, piano

Nighthawk

Dave Hagelganz and Greg Yasinitsky, tenor saxophones; Frederick “David” Snider, bass; and David Jarvis, drums
Recorded by Jeremy Krug in the WSU Recording Studio

Jerome Kern—All The Things You Are

Hagelganz plays the first part of the melody; Yasinitsky comes in on the bridge. Hagelganz plays the first solo; Yasinitsky plays the second.

Jimmy Van Huesen—Like Someone in Love

Yasinitsky plays the first half of the melody; Hagelganz plays the second half. Yasinitsky plays the first solo; Hagelganz plays the second.

Richard Rogers—Have You Met Miss Jones

Begins with a Hagelganz and Jarvis duet, then a solo by Yasinitsky when Snider enters.

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