On Saturday, January 18, instrumental jazz ensembles from four states arrive early as competition stretches throughout the day in seven locations in the Purdue Stewart Center and Purdue Memorial Union on Purdue’s campus. The music starts at 7:30 a.m. and continues through 5:30p.m. These events are FREE! All the festival guest artists will give clinics, which are also free and open to the public on Saturday.
[caption id="attachment_4578" align="alignleft" ] Steve Allee[/caption] Artist in residence, Steve Allee, will be featured in concert with the Purdue Jazz Band set for noon Jan. 18 in Loeb Playhouse. It’s free and open to the community. Tenor Saxophonist, Donny McCaslin, will headline Saturday’s Festival Finale concert with the Purdue Jazz Band at 5:30 p.m. that evening in Loeb Playhouse. Awards and outstanding performances and honors for the high school performances will be announced at this concert.For more information about these events and other special "happenings" in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com