Central PA Friends of Jazz

CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF 

Welcome!

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 membership organization serving a diverse community of jazz lovers and students in South Central Pennsylvania.   We proudly celebrated our 35th year in 2015!!    

Go to our Membership Page to join!

EVENTS:  We produce a Spring & Fall Concert Series, six concerts annually; the Central PA Jazz Festival; our annual Picnic, 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 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!

Visit our ONLINE STORE to contribute

or call the Office 717-540-1010

 

2016 CPFJ EVENTS:

 Tuesday, December 27 - River City Blues Club  7:00pm

            Ron Waters Scholarship Fundraiser

2017 CPFJ EVENTS:

2017 SPRING CONCERT SERIES:

 Sun., April 2nd Buster Williams Quartet - Pollock Center, Camp Hill – 3pm

Sun., April 30th - International Jazz Day - Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center 3pm – TBA

Friday, June 16th – 7:30pm - Messiah College’s Parmer Hall - TBA

2017 SPECIAL EVENTS:

Sat., May 27th - Sun., May 29th  - Riverfront Park, Hbg PA

Central PA Friends of Jazz Tent and Stage @ Harrisburg Arts Fest

June 14-17, 2017 -  Central PA Friends of Jazz Camp - Messiah College  

August 10th to 13th - 37th Annual Central PA Jazz Festival 

2017 FALL CONCERT SERIES:

Fri., Sept. 8th - Dauphin Co. Jazz & Wine Fest

               1st Fall Concert -  Central PA Friends of Jazz Night  Music TBA

October - Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center (HMAC)   2nd Fall Concert TBA

November - 3rd Fall Concert TBA

2017 SPECIAL EVENTS:

November - Extra Ordinary GIVE - donate to CPFJ and many other charities!!

Friday, December 29  7:00pm  Ron Waters Scholarship Fundraiser

 

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