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WSU receives top awards at Lionel Hampton Festival

PULLMAN — Students from the WSU Jazz Studies Program received top awards at “College Day” at the 2009 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival held Thursday, Feb. 26, at the University of Idaho.   Receiving “Adjudicators’ Choice” awards—presented to the best ensembles in their divisions—were the WSU Jazz Big Band directed by Greg Yasinitsky, Regents Professor, and […]

WSU brings home Lionel Hampton awards

Washington State University received the lion’s share of awards on “College Day” at the 2005 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival held at the University of Idaho on Feb. 24. The outstanding college instrumental soloist award winners include Matt Reid on trumpet, David Snider, bass, and Kristen DuChateau, piano. Snider was also selected the winner of the […]