This year the Syracuse Jazz Fest is celebrating 35 years as a premiere music event in Central New York. To commemorate this milestone WAER presents Jazz Fest 35, a limited run podcast chronicling the history of the Syracuse Jazz Fest.
This week Joe Lee and Frank Malfitano discuss the early days of the festival. What planted the seed to start this celebration of Jazz? They'll also discuss changes made along the way. All that and more on Part One of Jazz Fest 35.