hampton festival

WSU receives top honors at Hampton Festival

On College Day at the 2007 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival last week, five different WSU jazz soloists and ensembles took top honors in their division. “I am gratified that WSU was recognized for excellence across the musical spectrum, from ensembles to individuals, from instrumental soloists to vocal soloists and from performance to composition,” said Greg […]

WSU musicians win trophies at Hampton Festival

Soloists and ensembles from Washington State University received the lion’s share of awards on “College Day” at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival held Feb. 26th at the University of Idaho. Awards were received in instrumental and vocal solos, composition, large ensembles, and combos. Soloist winners include Matt Reid, trumpet; Rachel Bade, soprano voice; andDavid Snider, […]