From big band jazz and solo tuba collections to blues and contemporary hard bop, the WSU School of Music produces and promotes many albums showcasing its faculty and students.

Here are some of the recent releases, along with links to audio samples.

 

Gator Tail, faculty jazz quartet (Brad Ard, David Jarvis, Brian Ward, Greg Yasinitsky) (contemporary hard bop—even a classic Hammond B-3 organ can be found on the album)

YAZZ Recordings

Listen at iTunes

 

 

Singular Vision, WSU student jazz big band (featuring jazz blues and funk)

Washington State University Recordings

Listen at iTunes

 

 

Solitary Freedom, solo horn by Martin King, faculty (modern solo works for horn)

Washington State University Recordings

Listen at iTunes

 

 

Just a Thought, solo tuba and euphonium by Chris Dickey (with Karen Savage, piano), faculty (collection of original works, arrangements, and transcriptions)

Albany Records

Listen at iTunes

 

 

Shadowplay: New Music for Oboe and English Horn, Keri E. McCarthy, faculty (from artists in Southeast Asia and the U.S.)

Washington State University Recordings

Listen at CDbaby