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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....

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

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

EVENTS:  We produce a Spring & Fall Concert Series, six concerts annually; the Central PA Jazz Festival; our annual Picnic, CPFJ Jazz Stage at the Arts Fest of Greater Harrisburg, 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 9 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  or call

the Office 717-540-1010 to contribute.

 2018 CPFJ EVENTS

 

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 Central PA Jazz Festival - 

July 5-8/2018 

7/5  RIVERBOAT CRUISE

7/6  JAZZ PARTY AT APPACHIAN BREWING CO

7/7  HERSHEY LIBRARY LECTURE

7/7  MT GRETNA HIDEAWAY JAM SESSION

7/7 MT. GRETNA PLAYHOUSE, Benny Golson

7/8  INDIAN ECHO CAVERNS PICNIC

AUGUST 25, 2018

CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF JAZZ FUNDRAISER

@ RIVERHOUSE

JAZZ AT SUNSET 

with ALI RYERSON

& STEVE RUDOLPH

 Riverhouse Concerts

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FALL CONCERT SERIES:

SEPTEMBER 7TH - DAUPHIN COUNTY JAZZ & WINE FEST - Ft. Hunter Park, Harrisburg PA       

Guitarist Bobby Broom's Organi-sation and Jonathan Michel: L'Ouverture are featured!

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PAST EVENTS:

Harrisburg Arts Fest

Friends of Jazz Stage

MAY 26, 27 & 28/2018  RIVERFRONT PARK Harrisburg PA   

Friends of Jazz Stage - underwritten by Faulkner Subaru

 

 

Central PA Jazz CampJune 13-16 - MESSIAH COLLEGE, Mechanicsburg PA

 PAST EVENTS - 2018 ARTISTS 

MARCH 18- MARY STALLINGSWare Center, Lancaster 

APRIL 22 - BRUCE BARTH - Pollock Center, Camp Hill PA 

JUNE 15  - RODNEY WHITAKER FEATURING TIM WARFIELD, JR.- Messiah College 

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              JAZZ - because life is improvised!

PAST EVENTS - 2017 ARTISTS

APRIL 2 - BUSTER WILLIAMS      

APRIL 30 - JOHNNY O'NEAL 

JUNE 16  - BEN WOLFE TRIOTribute to Thelonious Monk

AUGUST 10th to 13th, 2017 - JAZZ FESTIVAL - DELFEAYO MARSALIS

SEPT 8 - JAZZ & WINE FESTIVAL - JOEY DeFRANCESCO

0CT 15 - JEREMY DAVENPORT

NOV 12 - JONATHAN RAGONESE 

 

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PHONE: 717-540-1010 

ADDRESS: CPFJ, 5721 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg PA 17112 

PLEASE NOTE: mailing address is NOT the address of our performances. Please see specific concert information for VENUE LOCATIONS. 

COPYRIGHT 2012  CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF JAZZ, INC 

 THANKS TO THESE ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR CONTINUING SUPPORT!!

 

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