Greg Yasinitsky

Jazz festival to feature award-winning composer

PULLMAN – Jazz organist, pianist and composer Delbert Bump will perform noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, during the 2010 WSU Jazz Festival in Bryan Hall Theater.   Bump will play with the award-winning WSU Jazz Big Band directed by Greg Yasinitsky. The performance will feature faculty soloists Dave Hagelganz, saxophone; Frederick “Dave” Snider, bass; David Jarvis, drums; […]

Jazz concert to feature new WSU faculty quartet

  David Jarvis, left, Greg Yasinitsky, Dave Snider and Dave Hagelganz.      PULLMAN – The new WSU faculty quartet, Nighthawk, will perform a jazz concert as part of the WSU School of Music Faculty Artist Series at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in Kimbrough Concert Hall.   Nighthawk features hard driving, fiery saxophones with […]

Vocalist Kevin Mahogany performs with jazz bands

PULLMAN – Internationally renowned vocalist Kevin Mahogany is performing, Tuesday, with the award-winning WSU Jazz Big Band and VOJAZZ ensemble at 8:00 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre on the WSU campus. With eleven CD’s as a leader, and quite a few as a sideman, Mahogany has proved to be the quintessential jazz vocalist. Newsweek describes him as “the […]