Jazz Northwest, the
The group includes vocalist Jennifer Scovell, saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky, woodwind artist Horace-Alexander Young, trumpeter David Turnbull, pianist Charles Argersinger, percussionist Dave Jarvis and bassist David Snider.
Individually, the members of Jazz Northwest have performed with top figures in jazz including Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, Abdullah Ibrahim, McCoy Tyner, Jon Faddis and many others.
Jazz Northwest has performed at Experience Music Project in
The program will include original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards created especially for Jazz Northwest by members of the group.
Featured will be Scovell’s arrangement of Toots Thielman’s Bluesette and her adaptation of Cole Porter’s I Get a Kick Out of You, Argersinger’s arrangements of the standards All or Nothing at All, Day by Day and You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To, and Dave Snider’s new arrangement of Christian McBride’s In a Hurry. The group will also perform Yasinitsky’s original composition Fancy Pants and his arrangement of Dizzy Gillespie’s Con Alma.