Central PA Friends of Jazz

Welcome!

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 are proudly celebrating our 35th year in 2015!!    

Go to our Membership Page to join!

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

CPFJ annually hosts the Central PA Jazz Camp for students 10 - 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..

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!

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AUGUST 27-30 

35TH ANNUAL CENTRAL PA JAZZ FESTIVAL

RIVERBOAT CRUISE 8/27    5:30PM   SOLD OUT!!

Pride of the Susquehanna - City Island, Harrisburg

JAZZ PARTY - FRIDAY 8/28   7PM - 1AM

Four bands - River City Blues Club, Harrisburg

JAM SESSION - SATURDAY 8/29   3-6PM

The Mt. Gretna Hideaway

CONCERT AT MT. GRETNA PLAYHOUSE - SAT. 8/29   7:30PM

"A Night of Legends"

Freddy Cole Quartet & Eddie Henderson Quintet

featuring George Cables, Billy Hart, Eric Alexander & Doug Weiss

PICNIC AT INDIAN ECHO CAVERNS - SUN. 8/30   1 - 7PM

Andy Roberts Quintet - CPFJ Youth Band  - The Hammond Brothers -  Marko Marcinko Latin Jazz Quintet - Lower Paxton Township Variety Band - No Last Call

FOR FESTIVAL TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE!

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2015 FALL CONCERT SERIES
SEPTEMBER 11 - FRIENDS OF JAZZ NIGHT   6:30-10PM
@ THE DAUPHIN COUNTY JAZZ & WINE FEST

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SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA

& Dred "Perky" Scott and the Steve Rudolph Trio

The first of our Fall Concerts - Ft. Hunter Park, Harrisburg PA    6:30-10PM

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OCTOBER 11 – TERELL STAFFORD QUINTET - 3PM

Fall Concert Series

POLLOCK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, CAMP HILL, PA

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NOVEMBER 29 – FARID BARRON - 3PM

STRIDE AND RAGTIME PIANO

WITF PUBLIC MEDIA CENTER, HARRISBURG PA

Fall Concert Series

 

 

 

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