Nov. 4: Free concerts part of WSU Jazz Festival

Horace-YoungPULLMAN, Wash. – Visiting saxophonist and Washington State University alumnus Horace Alexander Young will perform with the faculty/student WSU Jazz Big Band during a free, public concert at noon Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Bryan Hall.

Members of WSU’s faculty ensemble Jazz Northwest will perform at 4:20 p.m. in Kimbrough Hall.

The concerts are part of the daylong WSU Jazz Festival for area high school groups. The festival will include clinics and adjudicated performances throughout the day.

A multi-instrumentalist on woodwinds, keyboards, percussion and vocals and a highly skilled composer and arranger, Young has appeared on over 80 recordings and several international tours.

For more information, see


Brian Ward, WSU Jazz Big Band director, 509-335-7934,
Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148,