Central PA Friends of Jazz

CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF 

Welcome!

The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz is dedicated to the education, promotion and presentation of Jazz, America's original art form.

Embracing tradition....moving it forward to create new legacies...

Formed in 1980, CPFJ is a non-profit membership organization serving a diverse community of jazz lovers and students in South Central Pennsylvania.   We proudly celebrated our 35th year in 2015!!    

Go to our Membership Page to join!

EVENTS:  We produce a Spring & Fall Concert Series, six concerts annually; the Central PA Jazz Festival; our annual Picnic, Jam Sessions, and other events.  

EDUCATION:  CPFJ annually hosts the Central PA Jazz Camp for students aged 10 - 21, a college scholarship program, and the CPFJ Youth Band - an improvising ensemble that performs frequently throughout Central PA.    

THE ViBE, Central PA's Jazz Newsletter, is published 10 times a year and is also available on this web site - if you're looking for news of jazz events, concert or clubs, stay up to date by reading The ViBE! 

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 or contribute to CPFJ - your support keeps Jazz alive in Central PA!

Visit our ONLINE STORE to contribute

or call the Office 717-540-1010

 

2016 EVENTS:

SPRING CONCERT SERIES:

 Sun., April 3rd – Pollock Center, Camp Hill – 3pm

Peter Bernstein Trio

Sun., May 22nd HAAC – Rose Lehrman Arts Center – 3pm – 

Steve Turre Quartet

Friday, June 17th – 7:30pm - Messiah College’s Parmer Hall

Steve Wilson - Stefon Harris Group

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Monday, May 9th - 7pm - River City Blues Club, Harrisburg PA

Slippery Rock Jazz Ensemble - CPFJ Scholarship Fundraiser

Sat., May 28th - Sun., May 30th  - Riverfront Park, Hbg PA

Central PA Friends of Jazz Tent and Stage @ Harrisburg Arts Fest

August 11th to 15th - Central PA Jazz Festival

FALL CONCERT SERIES:

Fri., Sept. 9th - Dauphin Co. Jazz & Wine Fest

               1st Fall Concert

              Central PA Friends of Jazz Night

               feat. Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio & Leon Foster Thomas Quintet

Sun., Oct. 9th - Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center (HMAC)   

          2nd Fall Concert - Harry Allen Quartet & Hilary Gardner 

Sun. November 27th - Wyndridge Farm, Dallastown PA

              3rd Fall Concert     Pat Martino Trio

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Wednesday, October 26th - River City Blues Club  7:30pm

           Moutin Brothers feat. Jean Michele Pilc

Tuesday, December 27 - River City Blues Club  7:00pm

            Ron Waters Scholarship Fundraiser

 

 

 

 

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