School of Music

Jazz Studies


Nighthawk is a faculty ensemble that features hard driving, fiery saxophones and an emphasis on high energy improvisation. Individually, these musicians have performed with the top figures in jazz including Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell, David Friesen, Mal Waldron, Gabe Baltazar, Bill Watrous, Jim Pugh and Marvin Stamm. The group performs a mix of original compositions written by members of the ensemble and jazz standards.

To see a video of Nighthawk, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Greg Yasinitsky, saxophones
David Jarvis, percussion
David Snider, acoustic and electric bass
David Hagelganz, tenor saxophone




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