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Greg Yasinitsky

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Greg Yasinitsky is a Regents Professor of Music in the Washington State University School of Music where he teaches composition, jazz studies and saxophone. He served as Director of the School of Music from 2011 to 2018. Greg is the winner of the 2017-18 American Prize for Orchestral Composition, Pops Division, for his Jazz Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. Greg is a Board Member of the Jazz Education Network, is a member of the Washington Music Educators Hall of Fame, and is a recipient of the WSU Eminent Faculty Award, the top honor for faculty at WSU and the College of Arts And Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award

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New Normal

Label: Origin Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: G.P.; Song for Laura; Blues for Brecker; Blues for a King; New Normal; Diva; Synergetic; Hangtown Fry.

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Take Five with David Larsen

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Meet David Larsen David Larsen is a saxophonist, composer, and educator. He has performed with a variety of artists including Ken Peplowski, Francisco Torres, Dave Glenn, Ron Vincent, Bill Mays, Dean Johnson, and the internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Halie Loren. Recently, Larsen appears on the Origin Records release New Normal (2021) by Greg Yasinitsky and was ...

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Greg Yasinitsky YAZZ Band: New Normal

Read "New Normal" reviewed by Jack Bowers


As one good album clearly deserves another, Greg Yasinitsky, who wears many hats—composer, arranger, woodwind specialist and educator among them—has released New Normal, the second impressive outing by his admirable Washington state-based ensemble, the YAZZ Band, which varies in size from septet to tentet. Unlike Yasinitsky's earlier album, YAZZ Band, which was recorded basically in one ...

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Label: Origin Records
Released: 2021
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YAZZ Band

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018
Track listing: Serpentine; New York Confidential; True North; Sideways; Full Blown; Gator Tail; Partial Eclipse; Missing You; One-Two-Three.

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Greg Yasinitsky: YAZZ Band

Read "YAZZ Band" reviewed by Jack Bowers


You're right, Greg Yasinitsky isn't a household name--apart from his own household, that is, and perhaps a handful of others in and around Pullman, WA, where Yasinitsky serves as professor of music and coordinator of Jazz Studies at Washington State University. And while his impressive debut album as overseer of the well-spoken YAZZ Band may not ...


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