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.
Embracing tradition....moving it forward to create new legacies...
Formed in 1980, CPFJ is a non-profit organization serving a diverse community of jazz lovers and students in South Central Pennsylvania. We proudly celebrated our 35th year in 2015!!
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!
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or call the Office 717-540-1010 to contribute
2017 CPFJ EVENTS
2017 SPRING CONCERT SERIES:
Sun., April 30th
International Jazz Day
Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center 3pm
JOHNNY O'NEAL TRIO
Friday, June 16th
BEN WOLFE TRIO
Tribute to Thelonious Monk
7:30pm - Messiah College’s High Center
B. Wolfe (b) Victor Gould (p) Donald Edwards (dr)
Celebrating Monk's 100th Year!!
2017 SPECIAL EVENTS:
Sat., May 27th - Sun., May 29th - Mon. May 30th
Front & Walnut Sts.- Riverfront Park, Hbg PA
Central PA Friends of Jazz Tent and Stage
@ Arts Fest of Greater Harrisburg
June 14 - 17, 2017
Central PA Friends of Jazz Camp
August 10th to 13th
Central PA Jazz Festival
|2017 FALL CONCERT SERIES:
Fri., Sept. 8th - Dauphin Co. Jazz & Wine Fest
Joey DeFrancesco + the People
and the Jost Project
1st Fall Concert
Central PA Friends of Jazz Night
Ware Center Lancaster PA
2nd Fall concert
live from New Orleans
|November - 3rd Fall Concert TBA|
|November - Extra Ordinary GIVE - donate to CPFJ and many other charities!!|
|Friday, December 29 7:00 pm Ron Waters Scholarship Fundraiser|
|JAZZ - because life is improvised!|
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