CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF

Welcome!

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

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

 

We can't make a sound without you!! 

Visit our ONLINE STORE  or call the Office 717-540-1010 to contribute.

Formed in 1980, CPFJ is a non-profit organization serving a diverse community of jazz lovers and students in Central Pennsylvania.      

EVENTS:  We produce a Spring & Fall Concert Series, six concerts annually; the Central PA Jazz Festival; an annual Jazz Picnic, CPFJ Jazz Stage at the Greater Harrisburg ArtsFest, Jam Sessions, and other events.  

EDUCATION:  CPFJ annually hosts the Central PA Jazz Camp for students aged 10 - 21; a college scholarship program; the CPFJ Youth Band - an improvising ensemble that performs frequently throughout Central PA; CPFJ Jam Sessions  are held three times monthly in area venues; and a "Jazz in the Schools" program sends professional artist/educators to area public and private schools to help area band directors with their jazz ensembles.    

THE ViBE  , Central PA's Jazz Newsletter, is published 8 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!

Become a contributor - click here to become a Friend of Jazz! 

NEXT CPFJ EVENTS:

Spring Concert - June 14th:

Dynamic trumpeter/educator

Sean Jones Quartet

Mack Avenue Recording Artist

The High Center, Messiah College

Mechanicsburg PA 

Tickets & Info HERE! 

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 2019 CPFJ EVENTS

- SAVE THE DATES!

2019 SPRING CONCERT SERIES   

 APRIL 7 - POLLOCK CENTER, CAMP HILL PA   DUDUKA DA FONSECA

APRIL 28 - THE TRUST -LANCASTER PA  JD ALLEN

JUNE 2 - WHITAKER CENTER - HBG - RON WATERS RECEIVES THE HARRISBURG ARTS AWARD

JUNE 14 - HIGH CENTER - MESSIAH COLLEGE - MECHANICSBURG PA  SEAN JONES

SPRING 2019 

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HARRISBURG ARTSFEST

CPFJ JAZZ STAGE

May 25, 26 & 27, 2019

RIVERFRONT PARK, HBG 

CENTRAL PA JAZZ CAMP

CAMP

JUNE 12 - 15 - 2019 - MESSIAH COLLEGE

FACULTY INCLUDES SEAN JONES, TIM WARFIELD, KIRK REESE, STEVE VARNER & MORE!

 CENTRAL PA JAZZ FESTIVAL

JULY 11 - 14, 2019

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 THANKS TO THESE ORGANIZATIONS 

FOR THEIR CONTINUING SUPPORT!

 Jazz  -

because life is improvised!

 

 
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CPFJ OFFICE

5721 JONESTOWN RD

HARRISBURG PA 17109

 717-540-1010  friends@friendsofjazz.org