Purdue Jazz Festival
The 27th Annual Purdue Jazz Festival is slated for January 19-21, 2017. The big-band and combo competition will take place all day on Saturday, January 21st. Registration opens October 3rd at 10:00am, on a first-come basis. We will admit 75 big bands and 20 combos in various categories, including Large High School Big Bands and Combos, Small High School Bands and Combos, and Middle School/Junior High School Big Bands and Combos. As usual we will have 21 outstanding adjudicators representing significant performers and jazz educators from throughout the country, as well as numerous internationally regarded guest artists and clinicians. There will be a number of clinics and concerts throughout the day by our guest artists and adjudicators representing virtually every aspect of jazz performance. Looking forward to seeing you at Purdue soon!