Jazz Northwest, the Washington State University faculty jazz ensemble, will be heard in a special concert at WSU as part of the School of Music Faculty Artist Series, at 8 p.m. Friday Sept. 28 in Kimbrough Concert Hall in the Kimbrough Music Building.
The group includes vocalist and keyboard artist Jennifer (Scovell) Parker, saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky, woodwind artist and vocalist Horace-Alexander Young, trumpeter David Turnbull, 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 and Tula’s Jazz Club 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.
Admission is free for WSU Students with ID and Senior Citizens over 60, $5 for non-WSU students and $10 for general public. All proceeds benefit WSU School of Music scholarships.