Central PA Friends of Jazz

CPFJ MUSICIANS

The following musicians performed on CPFJ Stages from January 1989 to the present.

See CPFJ Historical Book  for performances from June 1980 thru December 1988

 

* Central PA Musicians (Some musicians are not included for the JazzMobile/Picnic/JazzWalk)

 

--A--

Mike Abbott, guitar  6/92

John Abercrombie, guitar  4/07

Charles Ables, bass  6/91

Steve Abshire, guitar 6/94

George Adams, tenor sax  6/90

Mark Adler, fulte, 8/14

Airmen of Note  8/90, 6/91, 6/95, 6/00

Eric Alexander, tenor sax  10/99, 4/03, 6/04, 08/2105 Festival

Monty Alexander, piano  6/07

Carl Allen, drums  1/95, 6/97

Eddie Allen, trumpet  11/93, 6/00

Geri Allen, piano  2/96  

Harry Allen, sax   10/16

Steve Allee, piano 10/2012

Mose Allison, piano/vocals  3/01, 6/06

Fabian Almazon, piano  6/04, 6/05

*Andy Alonso, bass  8/06, 8/2013 Festival

Gustavo Amarante, bass - 8/14

Robby Ameen, drums  8/92, 6/99

Jay Anderson, bass  6/05, 6/06

Ray Anderson, trombone  1/97

Ernie Andrews, vocals  6/89, 1/92, 6/04

Jeff Andrews, bass  11/89

*Tony Angelo, sax/clarinet/vocals  5/94

*Andy Angelucci, trumpet/vocals  5/94, 10/94, 6/03

Bill Anschell, piano  10/95

Harry Appleman, piano  10/92

Vincente Archer, bass  4/04

Army Blues Jazz Ensemble  6/99

Jeff Ashby, trombone  11/91, 6/94

Marty Ashby, guitar  11/91, 6/94

Ehud Asherie, piano  5/14

Victor Atkins, piano  6/99

Patti Austin, vocal  6/10

Teodross Avery, sax  4/96

 

--B--

Chris Bacas, alto & soprano sax/clarinet  5/89, 6/91, 10/92, 6/93, 6/94, 1/95, 5/96, 6/01, 6/05

Steve Bagby, drums  6/89, 6/90, 6/92, 6/93, 6/00, 6/04 (died 7/07)

Craig Bailey, alto sax  1/94

Elias Bailey, bass  10/05, 10/2013, 9/2014

*Pete Bainbridge, bass  6/99

Kevin Bales (piano)  9/2014

Ramon Bando, timbals  2/90

Tony Bando, bass  2/90

*Banjo Bob’s Jazz-Time Band  5/00

*Amy Banks, vocals  6/06, 8/06, 6/07

*Sam Banks, drums  1/89, 2/91, 5/91, 2/92, 5/92, 6/93, 5/95, 6/94, 6/95, 6/96, 10/96, 5/97, 5/98, 6/98,

   6/99, 9/99, 6/00, 6/01, 10/01, 6/03, 6/04, 6/05, 8/14

Yagil Baras, acoustic bass  2/03

Eddie Barefield, sax  12/89

Bootsie Barnes, tenor sax  11/05, 6/06, 08/2105 Festival

Joey Baron, drums  4/07

Art Barron, trombone  12/89

Kenny Barron, piano  2/89, 6/90, 11/99

Bruce Barth, piano  6/93, 3/95, 9/97, 4/00, 4/16, 8/16

Gary Bartz, sax  2/98, 11/99, 6/02

Todd Bashore, alto sax  6/05

Stefan Bauer, vibraphone  6/05

Quentin Baxter (drums)  9/2014

*Edwin Bayard, sax  5/92, 6/96

Marcus Baylor, drums  2/00

Wayne Beach, piano  4/94

Francesco Bearsatti, sax  6/94

Gerald Beasley, bass  9/89

Richie Beirach, piano  4/91

*Carl Bell, drums  1/89, 2/90, 10/90

Andrew Bellanca, bass  6/03

Louie Bellson, drums  6/93, 1/95

*Belvederes Blues Band  6/96 (Cecilia & Ken Jankura, Ezell Jones Jr., Pete Sheridan)

John Benitez, bass  6/93, 6/95, 6/98

Casey Benjamin, sax  3/07

Bob Berg, woodwinds  6/00

Chris Berger, bass  6/07

Steve Berger, guitar  6/05

Ginger Berglund, vocal  4/2013

Dave Berkman, piano  1/90, 6/95

Peter Bernstein, guitar  9/98

Ignacio Berroa, drums  5/02

Eddie Bert, trombone  11/97

Pat Bianchi, organ   9/14, 11/16

Fred Biondi, drums  1/89

Nate Birkey, vocals/brass  6/07

Cindy Blackman, drums  2/98, 6/00

Brian Blade, drums  6/95

John Blake, violin  9/89, 9/99, 8/2012

Johnathan Blake, drums  9/99

Kenny Blake, sax  6/05

Ron Blake, tenor sax  6/93, 4/97

Terence Blanchard, trumpet  6/93

Jane Ira Bloom, sax  6/93

Blues Night  6/02

Arthur Blythe, alto sax  6/89

Bog Band (The)  6/02

Paul Bollenback, guitar  11/92, 6/94, 10/96, 6/99, 6/02, 3/2014

Luis Bonilla, trombone  6/06

Marc Bonilla, guitar  9/06

Mike Boone, bass  11/05, 6/07

*Larry Bortz, drums, 8/14

*Frank Bostick, trombone  5/01

Lester Bowie, trumpet  6/89

Michael Bouie, bass  2/92, 11/06

Curtis Boyd, drums  6/02, 10/05

Wayne Boyd, guitar/vocals  11/95, 3/02

*Jim Boyer, trumpet  6/94

Joanne Brackeen, piano  2/96, 6/99

Don Braden, sax  9/94, 11/97, 2/05

Sergio Brandao, bass  6/91

Paul Bratcher, piano, organ - 08/2105 Festival, 8/16 Festival

Sonny Bravo, piano  6/92

Chip Breaux, bass  6/98, 08/2105 Festival

Michael Brecker, sax/EWI  11/89, 6/97 (died 1/13/07 leukemia, age 57)

Randy Brecker, trumpet  6/00, 6/05

Cecil Bridgewater, trumpet  1/90, 4/95, 6/95

Nick Brignoli, sax/clarinet  9/91, 4/98

Ray Brinker, drums  6/02

*Bob Brookin, bass  5/89, 6/95, 10/96, 5/97, 6/99, 9/99, 6/00, 6/01, 10/01, 6/03

Cecil Brooks III, drums  2/05

Jamie Broumas, vocals  1/96

*Brown Derby Junction  3/99

Art Brown, reeds  6/04

Baron Brown, bass  9/06

Donald Brown, piano  2/92

Jason Brown, drums  2/06, 9/12

John Brown, bass  10/95

Justin Brown, drums  3/07

Lucas Brown, organ  6/06

*Mark Brown, piano  7/04

Ray Brown, bass  6/94, 2/99, 6/02 (died 7-02-02)

Reuben Brown, piano  6/89, 9/89, 6/90, 6/91, 1/92, 6/92, 8/92, 6/93, 8/93, 1/94 (stroke 2/95)

Tyrone Brown, bass 6/95

Baron Browne, bass  2/04

*Jay Browning, bongos  5/91

Jimmy Bruno, guitar  10/95

Rich Budesa, piano  6/00

Maureen Budway, vocals  1/95

Greg Buffford - drums - 6/13

Rich Bullock

John Bunch, piano  1/91

Nina Bundy, vocals  11/07

Jane Bunnett, sax/flute  9/00

Steve Burger, guitar  6/00

Greg Burk, piano  6/01

Gene Burkert, sax/flute  2/90

Dwayne Burno, bass  3/94, 6/03, 6/07

Jon Burr, bass  6/93

Ronnie Burrage, drums  1/90, 4/95

Sam Burtis, trombone  6/92

Abraham Burton, alto sax  6/91

Gary Burton, vibraphone  1/91

*Mike Burton, trumpet  3/06

*Bill Butler, drums  6/89, 6/94

Paul Butler, clarinet  6/94

Bob Butta, piano  2/92, 6/92, 6/95, 1/96

Dr. Donald Byrd, trumpet  9/90

Jerry Byrd, guitar  2/91, 6/02, 10/05

Winston Byrd, trumpet/flugelhorn  6/03

Jean-Michel Byron, vocals  9/06

 

--C--

George Cables, piano  1/99, 9/02, 3/03, 6/03, 08/2105 Festival

Yunior Terry Cabrera, bass  6/07

Jackie Cain, vocals  1/89

David Calarco, drums  9/91

Joey Calderazzo, piano  11/89, 6/97, 6/99

*Anthony Calderone, bass  6/90, 5/93, 6/95

*Jeff Calvin & the King Bees w/Black & Blue Horns  6/94

*Tony Cameron, keyboards  5/91, 6/97

James Cammack, bass  6/01

Larry Camp, guitar  6/91

*Bruce Campbell, bass  6/96, 6/98, 6/99, 7/03, 8/14

John Campbell, piano  3/93

Tommy Campbell, drums  10/90

Gerald Cannon, bass  4/97, 6/00, 10/04

Milton Cardona, percussion  6/93

Keith Carlock, drums  6/05

*Don Carn, bass  6/90, 6/94, 5/96, 6/98

Terri Lyne Carrington, drums

Dennis Carroll, bass  6/99

Benny Carter, alto sax  6/89

Regina Carter, violin  6/96

Ron Carter, bass  6/89, 9/90

Marc Cary, piano  6/91, 10/91, 6/93, 3/07

Sharlel Cassity, alto sax  9/2013

Dave Catney, piano  6/93

Tommy Cecil, bass  1/90

Cello + Two  6/02

Dennis Chambers, drums  2/02

Joe Chambers, drums  6/00

Bill Charlap, piano  11/00, 11/03, 2/07

Doc Cheatham, trumpet/vocals  1/91

*Cathy Chemi (Stine), vocals  2/91, 5/91, 6/94, 6/96, 6/99, 10/99, 6/02, 8/2103 Festival. 10/2010. 8/16

Cyrus Chestnut, piano  3/90, 10/92, 9/95, 11/96, 1/00, 6/02, 11/02, 4/04, 6/06, 3/12, 7/12 camp, 7/13 camp, 9/13

Jodie Christian, piano  1/94, 6/04

Tyrone Clark, bass  6/96

Jose Claussell, timbales  6/96

*Co Co & Company  5/00

John Coates Jr., piano  6/94

Jimmy Cobb, drums  9/98, 4/03

Rob Cochran, bass  8/2013 Festival, 8/14

Michael Cochrane - piano 6/13

Anat Cohen, woodwinds, 6/2010

Avishai Cohen, piano/bass  2/03 

Manu Codjia, guitar  10/16

Joe Cohn, guitar/trumpet  6/89, 4/93, 6/96

Freddy Cole, piano/vocals  6/02, 10/05, 10/2012, 08/2105 Festival

Richie Cole, sax  3/03

*Coco Coleman, vocals  6/00, 6/01

Ira Coleman, bass  6/00

George Coleman, sax  2/92, 9/03

Montez Coleman, drums  11/06

Johnny Coles, trumpet/flugelhorn  6/92, 6/96

George Colligan, piano  1/04

Cal Collins, guitar  6/90, 5/92, 6/94 (died 8-26-01)

Compound Jazz  6/02

Doug Cook, guitar  6/05

Todd Coolman, bass  3/91, 6/94

Demareus Cooper, vocals  1/95

Dr. Gloria Cooper, piano/vocals  6/97

Marc Copland, piano  6/93

Lionel Cordew, drums  6/98

*Joe Coria, drums  1/90, 6/94, 8/07

Aaron Corness, drums  6/06

Larry Coryell, guitar  6/92

Count Basie Orchestra  6/05

Stanley Cowell, piano  9/92, 6/96, 10/96

*Robert "Bunny" Cox, drums  5/89, 5/93, 1/94, 5/96

Jimmy Cozier, sax/clarinet  12/89

Sal Cracchiolo, trumpet  2/90

Charles Craig, piano  6/97

Larry Cramer, trumpet  9/00

Hank Crawford, alto sax  6/91, 11/95

Ron Cuber, baritone sax  11/04

Sylvia Cuenca, drums  6/96, 3/04

*Rox Cumming bass  6/01

Bill Cunliffe, piano  4/02

Andrew Cyrille, drums  6/93

 

--D--

Dudkua Da Fonseca, drums  10/2012

Tony Dagradi, sax  11/98

John D’Amico, piano  10/00

Andrew D'Angelo, alto sax/bass clarinet  6/03

Dave D’Angelo, sax  6/96

Jim Daniels, trombone  6/07

Harold Danko, piano  4/90, 5/93

*Clint Daub, guitar/vocals  6/99

Art Davis, bass - Harrisburg native died 7/29/07, age 73

*Floreese Davis, vocals  6/99

Jesse Davis, alto sax  4/96, 4/02

Joshua Davis, bass  8/07, 8/16

Kenny Davis, bass  4/92

Richard Davis, bass  1/90, 4/95

Roberta Davis, vocals  9/89

Steve Davis, trombone  2/03

Travis Davis, bass guitar  9/06

Troy Davis, drums  6/93, 9/95, 10/96

Xavier Davis, piano  2/01

Chris Dean Blues Band 8/2013 Festival JazzWalk

Tony Deangelis, drums  8/07

Santi Debriano, bass  1/99, 3/03

*Chick DeFebo, bass  2/91

Joey DeFrancesco, organ  11/92, 6/94, 10/96, 6/00, 11/01, 3/08, 3/2014

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet  1/94

Jack DeJohnette, drums  1/94, 6/04

Rubans De La Corte, guitar  6/05

*Brian Delaney, drums  9/97

*Dave DePalma, sax  6/94, 6/97, 6/98

Carlo DeRosa, bass  6/05

Dena DeRose, piano/vocals  6/03, 6/04

Bob Devos, guitar  6/06

Torsten DeWinke, guitar  4/96

Gary Dial, piano  6/05, 6/06

Denis DiBlasio, flute/sax/vocals  4/94, 6/95

Aaron Diehl, piano 4/14

Ryan Diehl, drums  3/05

Rob Diener, trumpet  9/06

Josh Dion, drums/vocals  6/05

Joe Diorio, guitar  6/89, 6/90, 6/93, 6/97 (stroke 5/05)

DIVA No Man’s Band  6/95, 6/2010

Dixie Power Quartet  6/96 (Zach Smith, Bert Carlson, Byron McWilliams, Andy Kochenour)

*Dixie Lion Jazz Band  5/99

Akua Dixon, cello  6/96

Eldar Djangirov, piano  6/02

Chet Doboe, drums/percussion  6/00

Dwayne Dolphin, bass  6/94, 6/03, 3/06, 8/06

Lou Donaldson, sax  9/98, 6/05

Dorothy Donegan, piano  6/95

Eric Doney, piano  6/97

Bob Dorough, piano/vocals  6/89, 6/95, 6/98, 6/00, 6/02, 6/05

*Chris Doto, sax  6/00

John Doughten, sax/reeds  1/89, 2/91, 5/91, 6/92

*Steve Doyle, bass  6/97

Chuck Dressler, trombone  9/06

Kenny Drew Jr., piano  1/95, 6/96

Glen Drewes, trumpet  6/89

Billy Drews, sax  6/06

Paquito D'Rivera, reeds  6/89

*Bill Druck, guitar  5/93, 5/98

Billy Drummond, drums  6/92, 1/93, 6/93, 6/94, 9/94, 1/96

Ray Drummond, bass  6/90, 6/93, 1/98

Mike Dubanowitz, sax  6/07

Dukes of Dixieland  11/90  

Vince DuPont, bass  8/16

Duquesne University Jazz Ensemble & Chamber Singers  1/95

Hillario Duran, piano  9/00

Bobby Durham, drums  6/89, 6/96

Victor Dvoskin, bass  6/07, 8/14

 

--E--

*Jim Easton, guitar  2/91, 6/94, 6/96, 6/98, 8/02, 7/04, 6/05, 8/06

*Mike Easton, harmonica  5/91

John Eckert, trumpet  6/07

*Buddy Edgar, piano  6/01, 6/02, 6/03, 6/04, 6/05

Henry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet  6/92

Donald Edwards, drums  9/05

Mark Egan, bass  6/04

Peter Eldridge, vocals  6/98, 6/07

Eliane Elias, piano/vocals  6/94, 6/05

Herb Ellis, guitar  6/92

Ethel Ennis, vocals  3/05

Carl Enriquez, bass  6/98

Peter Erskine, drums  6/97

Essiet Okon Essiet, bass  6/04

Robin Eubanks, trombone  6/98, 10/98

Bill Evans, woodwinds  6/05

Orrin Evans, piano  6/96, 9/05, 3/06

Tom Evans, vocals  1/95

Tim Eyerman, sax/flute  4/94

Andy Ezrin, piano  6/05

 

--F--

Jon Faddis, trumpet  1/95

Mike Fahn, trombone  6/07

Dominick Farinacci, trumpet  6/00

Art Farmer, trumpet  4/92, 6/98 (died 10/99)

Allen Farnham, piano  6/01

Joel Farnsworth, drums  6/95, 10/01, 9/03

Chris Farr, sax  6/98, 11/01, 6/07

Fat Tuesday Big Band  3/99

Stephanie Fauber, french horn  6/89

Dan Faulk, tenor sax  1/94, 6/00

Justin Faulkner, drums 8/13 Festival, 8/14

John Fedchock, trombone  1/95, 6/01

David Feldman, piano  6/03

Mark Feldman, violin  4/07

Mark Ferber, drums  6/05

Bob Ferguson, drums  6/96 (died 8-28-06)

Maynard Ferguson & his ten-piece Big Bop Nouveau Band  6/96

Dominick Ferinacci, sax/trumpet  6/03, 6/05

*Glenn Ferracone, drums  6/99

*Dave Fetchin, bass  5/90, 5/93

*Steve Fieldhouse, tenor sax  5/01, 8/07

Brandon Fields, sax  6/01

Jesus (Zeus) Figueroa Jr., drums/percussion  6/00

Sammy Figuerole, percussion  8/92

David Finck, bass  6/92, 6/01

*Dominick Fiore, bass  6/94

Lou Fischer, bass  6/04

*Bill Fisher, guitar  5/94, 6/94, 10/94, 6/95, 6/96, 6/97 (died 8/99)

Colin Fisher, trumpet/flugelhorn  6/01

Greg Fishman, tenor sax/flute  6/05

Tommy Flanagan, piano  6/90

Richie Flores, congas  6/96

Bruce Flower, piano  6/99

George Fludas, drums  6/07, 3/14 

Joel Forbes, bass  10/16

Ricky Ford, sax  1/90, 4/95

Michael Formanek, bass  6/89, 9/89, 9/93, 1/96, 6/97, 6/98, 6/00, 6/03

Fort Apache Band  8/91

Sonny Fortune, sax/flute  10/96, 6/98

Bill Foster, bass  4/94

*Sam Foulger, drums  3/06, 6/06

Vernel Fournier, drums  3/91

*Wayne Fox, piano  1/90, 8/2013 Festival

Joel Frahm, sax  6/95

Peter Fraize, sax  2/05

Bob Franceschini, sax  2/02

Karen Francis, vocals  6/96

Dave Francis, guitar 08/15 Festival

*Dave Frank, drums  5/90

*Fredrico, percussion  6/90, 5/99, 6/99

*Fredrico’s Bongo Fever  5/99

Nnenna Freelon, vocals  10/95, 11/97

Chico Freeman, tenor sax  6/89

Von Freeman, tenor sax  1/94  died at age 88 - Aug 2013

Don Friedman, piano  6/96, 3/04

Johnny Frigo, violin/vocals  1/94, 6/97, 6/03, 6/05-age 88 (died 7/07)

Curtis Fuller, trombone  10/89

Larry Fuller, piano  6/02

Tia Fuller, sax  9/05, 6/2010

Kris Funn, bass 5/2012

Andy Fusco, sax  9/96, 2/04, 9/06

*Fusion Four  10/94

 

--G--

Steve Gadd, drums  6/06

Hal Galper, piano  3/89, 3/91

Roberta Gambarini, vocals  6/03, 11/06

*Martin Gangl, guitar  6/99

Paulinho Garcia, guitar/vocals  6/05  

Hillary Gardner, voice  10/16

Alvester Garnett, drums  11/96, 10/14

Kenny Garrett, sax  2/00

Victor Garzotto, piano  10/94

Ernesto Gatell, vocals  9/00

*Art Gatty, piano  1/90

*Ken Gehret 10-string guitar  6/04, 6/05, 08/2105 Festival

*Ken Gehret Trio, guitar  6/91, 6/95, 6/01

*Mike Gellar, guitar  6/95, 6/98, 6/99, 6/00, 6/01, 6/02 (trio)

James Genus, bass  6/97, 1/02

Rick Germanson, piano  10/07, 5/16, 8/16

Russ Gershon, tenor/soprano sax  6/01

George Gesslein, trombone  9/96

*Dave Gibble, trumpet  6/90

Doc Gibbs, percussion  9/89

*Ken Gibson, keyboard  10/94, 6/03

Paul Gill, bass  4/03

Luke Gillespie, piano  6/04

Joe Gilman, piano  6/07

Steve Gilmore, bass  3/89, 2/94,11/00

*Bill Gingrich, trombone  5/89, 5/93

Steve Giordano, guitar  6/89, 10/94

Joe Giorgianni, trumpet  9/96

Tim Givens, bass  6/06

Dave Glasser, alto sax  6/96, 3/04

Global Function  2/92

Savion Glover, tap dancer  10/90

*Tom Gofgan, organ  5/94

Lincoln Goines, bass  8/92, 2/02

Larry Goldings, organ/piano  3/96

*Arthur Goldstein, piano  6/00

Eddie Gomez, bass  10/93

Edsel Gomez, piano  6/98, 6/99

Pepe Gonzales, bass  10/94

Brad Goode, cornet/trumpet/bass  6/92, 6/93, 1/94, 6/97, 6/00, 6/04

Richie Goods, bass  11/94, 6/01, 10/07

Bill Goodwin, drums  3/89, 2/94, 6/94, 1/95, 6/97, 6/98, 6/99, 11/00, 6/01, 6/02 (trio), 6/06, 6/07

Jerry Gonzalez, trumpet  8/91

Enrico Granafei, harmonica  6/89

Darrell Grand, piano  6/92

Grant Street Dance Company  6/05

Stephane Grappelli, violin  6/93 (died 11/97)

Aaron Graves, piano  6/01, 6/04

Larry Gray, bass  6/91, 6/95

Benny Green, piano  6/94, 6/05

Eddie Green, piano  6/89

Jimmy Green, tenor sax  12/98

*Larry Green, alto sax  6/90, 5/93

Rodney Green, drums  1/00, 2/01, 11/02, 4/04, 6/06, 1/07

*Sterlin Green, percussion  10/96

Everett Greene,vocals  6/01

Frank Greene, trumpet  6/06

*Trixie Greiner,vocals/keyboards/piano  5/94, 6/00, 6/04, 6/05

Larry Grenadier, bass  1/91, 1/01

Drew Gress, bass  10/92, 6/93, 6/04

Al Grey, trombone  6/89, 6/90, 4/93, 6/96

Michael Grey, trombone  6/89, 4/93

*Michael Grey Trio  6/02

Johnny Griffin, sax  4/92

Fred Griggs, drums - 08/2105 Festival

Mario Grigorov, piano  6/95

*Murray Grosky's (drums) Nonet  6/01

Tom Guarna Trio  6/02

*Darrel Guimond, trumpet  6/97

Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano  6/00

Trilok Gurtu, percussion  4/89