PULLMAN — Jazz Northwest, Washington State University’s faculty jazz ensemble, will perform in a special summer concert on the Pullman campus May 24.

The 7:30 p.m. concert will be in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.

The concert will be the last with the group for vocalist and composer Jennifer Scovell who has accepted a new faculty position in Minnesota.

The group also includes vocalist-saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky, woodwind artist and vocalist 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 jazz entertainers, including Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, Abdullah Ibrahim, McCoy Tyner, Jon Faddis and others. Jazz Northwest has performed at Experience Music Project in Seattle and regularly appears at festivals, conferences and schools throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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 original songs “The Reason Why” and “When, Where, Why” and her arrangements of “I’m in the Mood for Love,”  “Bluesette” and “Nostalgia in Times Square.” Young’s arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Bird of Beauty” will highlight the group’s two vocalists. Also, Snider’s arrangements of “In a Hurry” and “How High the Moon” will be performed as will Argersinger’s treatment of “It Could Happen to You.” The program will also include Yasinitsky’s composition “Atomic Clock” and “Love Came Knocking on My Door,” a new song by Scovell and Yasinitsky.