Scott Pazera

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A rebirth of the late Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival will make its debut this weekend in downtown Lafayette. Friends of Downtown’s development of the Star City Blues and Jazz Festival could fill a void in the Lafayette festival scene.

Two years have passed since Greater Lafayette Commerce’s decision to retire two summer staples -- Dancing and Cruising in the Streets and the Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival.

The decision, still confusing to many, was not forgotten by members of the community.

Kathryn Matter (purdueexponent.org)

WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with professor Scott Pazera about the next Purdue Jazz performance, Wednesday, February 27th at 6 pm at Purdue Memorial Union.

Learn more here.

Kathryn Matter (purdueexponent.org)

WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Dr. Mo Trout, Director of Jazz Bands, and Professor Scott Pazera about the next Purdue Jazz performance, Friday, February 22nd at 8 pm at Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center.

Kathryn Matter (purdueexponent.org)

The Tower of Power (TOP) Band and Lab Jazz Bands I & II perform this Friday evening at Loeb Playhouse. The diverse program is led by Scott Pazera and Mo Trout. WBAA’s John Clare spoke to Pazera and Trout about the performance.

Find out more about the concert here.

Kathryn Matter (purdueexponent.org)

There are seven bands performing for Jazz on the Hill this Sunday afternoon. WBAA's John Clare spoke with bassist and leader Scott Pazera about the program.

WBAA's Greg Kostraba talks to Scott Pazera with Friends of JAM about the organization, their upcoming events and Jazz Appreciation Month, which takes place each April nationwide.