CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF
The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz is dedicated to the education, promotion and presentation of Jazz, America's original art form.
Formed in 1980, CPFJ is a non-profit membership organization serving a diverse community of jazz lovers and students in South Central Pennsylvania.
We produce a Spring & Fall Concert Series, six concerts annually; the Central PA Jazz Festival; our annual CPFJ Picnic, Jam Sessions, and other events.
CPFJ annually hosts the Central PA Jazz Camp for students 12 - 21, a scholarship program, and the CPFJ Youth Band.
THE VIBE, Central PA's Jazz Newsletter, is published 10 times a year and is available on this web site.
Looking for news of Central PA concerts and clubs - go to the latest issue of our newsletter - The ViBE - pages 4 & 5.
Wondering what our associated organizations are presenting - the Pride of the Susquehanna, Music at Gretna, the Berks Jazz Festival, Dauphin County Parks - check out the "Associate Events" page.
Interested in joining the Friends of Jazz - click on Membership!
Please enjoy our web site and come back often to see updated concert news, order tickets, or read the latest issue of The ViBE. Please join the Central PA Friends of Jazz - we need your support!
2014 SPRING CONCERT SERIES
MAY 25 3 P.M.
WITF PUBLIC MEDIA CENTER, Harrisburg PA
An intimate evening with
EHUD ASHERIE AND KEN PEPLOWSKI
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June 18-20th - Central PA Jazz Camp
STEVE MEASHEY, JEFF STABLEY AND MORE!
Messiah College, 1 College Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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34th Annual Central PA Jazz Festival
JazzWalk, Picnic, Workshops & More!!
Sunday Concert - August 10 - in association w/ Music at Gretna
7:30 P.m. @ Mt. Gretna Playhouse
LEE SMITH GROUP
& HENDRIK MEURKENS SAMBA JAZZ QUARTET
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2014 FALL CONCERT SERIES
Friends of Jazz Night @
The Dauphin Co. Jazz & Wine Festival
Friday, Sept 5th, 2014 6:30-10pm
Rene Marie Quartet
& Tim Warfield Organ Group
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Past 2014 Events:
FEATURING GUITARIST PAUL BOLLENBACK
& DRUMMER GEORGE FLUDAS
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Cecile McLorin Salvant
FEATURING The Aaron Diehl Trio
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Past 2013 Events
March 17th Clarence Penn
April 21st Stan Kenton Alumni Band
May 19th Anthony Wonsey "Spiritrio"
Aug 8-11 Central PA Jazz Festival w/ Dave Stahl Big Band,
Justin Faulkner, Jonathan Ragonese and more!!
Sept 28th, 2013
Tribute to Dave Brubeck w/
Cyrus Chestnut Trio and Sharel Cassity
Oct 13th, 2013
Violinist Christian Howes and Southern Exposure
Nov 10, 2013
Freddy Cole Quartet
Click on the link below to read about 2012 events!
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