Jett Hitt, Composer and Yellowstone Outfitter
He holds degrees in both music and German, including a doctorate in music composition. His teachers have included Miles Osland, Joseph Baber, Ted Hansen, and Carolyn Hickson. His works include Yellowstone for Violin and Orchestra, Doe-eyed, and Prelude to Good-bye.
He has worked as a professor at the Technische Hochschule in Merseburg, Germany, Idaho State University, and Sam Houston State University.
Jett has photographed the Yellowstone Park extensively, and you can view his photos on-line at Yellowstone Photos.
You can download MP3s of many of his compositions as well as read more about him and his works at Yellowstone Wilderness Publishing.
Favorite Quote For where thou art, there is the world itself, and where thou art not, desolation. (William Shakespeare)
Favorite Book East of Eden, John Steinbeck
Favorite Composers Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninov
Favorite Movies Lord of the Rings, Legends of the Fall, English Patient, Star Wars, Mountain Men, Lawrence of Arabia, The Lion in Winter
Dislikes Mean people, greedy people, anti-environmental people, fundamentalist religions
Basic Philosophy Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, "WOW--What a Ride!"