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.      

EVENTS:  We produce a Spring & Fall Concert Series; the Central PA Jazz Festival; Jazz Stage at ArtsFest of Greater Harrisburg, and three monthly jam sessions.  

EDUCATION:  CPFJ annually hosts the Central PA Jazz Camp for students aged 10-21; the Ron Waters Scholarship; the CPFJ Youth Band - an improvising ensemble that performs frequently throughout Central PA; CPFJ Jam Sessions are held three times monthly.   

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! 

 

Fall 2019 Concert Series

Tickets now on sale!

New York Guitar Summit

Alphonso Horne and the Gotham Kings

Friday, September 6

Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Festival

rising star vocalist

Lucy Yeghiazaryan

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Saturday, October 20

Susquehanna Art Museum

master jazz pianist

Geoffrey Keezer Trio

feat. Gillian Margot, vocals

Sunday, November 17

WITF Public Media Center

 

 

 
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CPFJ OFFICE

5721 JONESTOWN RD

HARRISBURG PA 17109

 717-540-1010  friends@friendsofjazz.org