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 membership 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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2017 CPFJ EVENTS:
Sun., April 2nd – BUSTER WILLIAMS QUARTET - Pollock Center, Camp Hill – 3pm
featuring LENNIE WHITE (dr) GEORGE COLLIGAN (p) & STEVE WILSON (sax)
Sun., April 30th - International Jazz Day - Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center 3pm – TBA
featuring the JOHNNY O'NEAL TRIO
Friday, June 16th - BEN WOLFE TRIO - Tribute to Thelonious Monk
7:30pm - Messiah College’s High Center
B. Wolfe (b) Orrin Evans (p) Donald Edwards (dr)
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 @ PennLive 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
JOEY DeFRANCESCO + the PEOPLE
October 15 - Ware Center, Lancaster PA 2nd Fall Concert
Live from New Orleans - JEREMY DAVENPORT
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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