Upcoming Dates

Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Harrisburg Arts Festival - Jazz Stage
Greater Harrisburg Arts Fest - CPFJ Jazz Stage - 10am - 7pm
Riverfront Park - Front & Walnut Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17101
United States [map]
Price: FREE

LIVE JAZZ on the Central PA Friends of Jazz Stage - in the food court of the ArtsFest in Riverfront Park near the Walnut St. Bridge

 

SUNDAY, MAY 26TH

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10 - 11:30AM   CATHY CHEMI
Vocalist for the Harry James Orchestra sings with Steve Rudolph (piano) & JJ Shakur (bass)

teentown
11:45 - 1:45PM   TEENTOWN
Downbeat Magazine Award Winners - Central Pa’s most exciting young jazz band - Gabriel Severn (bass) Connor Rohrer (piano) and Logan Bedard (drums)

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2:00 - 3:00PM  CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF JAZZ YOUTH BAND

Student ensemble composed of music students throughout Central PA conducted by Ron Waters

3:15 - 4:45PM   RYAN KAUFFMAN TRIOLOGY
Saxophonist Kauffman with bassist Steve Meashey and drummer Chris Loser

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5:00 - 6:45PM    GAVIN HORNING TRIO
Promising young jazz guitarist currently in the Jazz Master’s program at Peabody Institute with Tommy James (drums) & JJ Shakur (bass)

 

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Harrisburg Arts Festival
Greater Harrisburg Arts Fest - CPFJ Jazz Stage - 10am - 5pm
Riverfront Park - Front & Walnut Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17101
United States [map]
Price: FREE

LIVE JAZZ on the Central PA Friends of Jazz Stage - in the food court of the ArtsFest in Riverfront Park near the Walnut St. Bridge  -  Music TBA - details to come

 

10 - 11:15AM
COMPANY 3
Great young jazz trio from the Trez Music School - Dan Sawyer (vocal/piano) Karsen McLaughlin (drums) Martin Gildea (bass)


huber
11:30AM - 1:00PM
MARK HUBER’S FUSION TRIO
Lancaster PA keyboard artist Huber’s exciting jazz fusion ensemble with Allen Roth (bass) & Dave Zygmunt (drums).

Youth band

1:15 - 2:15PM
CENTRAL PA FRIENDS OF JAZZ YOUTH BAND
Student ensemble composed of music students throughout Central PA conducted by Ron Waters


Bendave
2:30 - 3:45PM
DAVE WILSON - BEN MAUGER QUINTET
Traditional and mainstream jazz featuring Dave Wilson (sax) & Ben Mauger (tpt) Mark Huber (key) John Gingrich (bass) Mark Hunsberger (drums)

 

burtonjosedvon
4-5PM
FIRST CLASS
Talented trumpeter Michael Burton’s new jazz/hiphop ensemble.  

Jose Echevarria / Bass

Brett Kinard / Keys and Synth

Dvon Cruse / Keys and Synth

Selara Mann III / Drums

Michael Burton / Trumpet & Sax

Past Dates

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

ArtsFest of Greater Harrisburg - Jazz Stage
Greater Harrisburg ArtsFest - CPFJ Jazz Stage - 10am - 7pm
Walnut and Front Sts
Harrisburg, PA 17101
United States [map]
Price: FREE

LIVE JAZZ on the Central PA Friends of Jazz Stage - in the food court of the ArtsFest in Riverfront Park near the Walnut St. Bridge

SATURDAY, MAY 25TH

bill
10 - 11:30AM
BILL PERBETSKY & STEVE RUDOLPH TRIO
Trumpeter Bill Perbetsky with pianist Steve Rudolph's Trio
featuring Mark Hunsberger (drums) & John Gingerich (bass)


MHSJB
11:45AM - 12:45PM
MECHANICSBURG H.S. JAZZ BAND
18 piece award winning jazz ensemble directed by Ben Goldsborough


NLC
12:30 - 1:30PM
NO LAST CALL
Harrisburg’s one & only hit & run street band makes their annual appearance at ArtsFest in support of the Central PA Friends of Jazz

1:45 - 2:45PM
SUSQUEHANNA H.S. JAZZ BAND
18 piece jazz ensemble directed by Eric Hartranft
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3 - 4:30PM
ENCORES BIG BAND
Traditional 16 piece Big Swing Band - dancing is allowed!


mark
4:45PM - 6:45PM
MARK RYAN QUARTET
Lancaster based guitarist, formerly with Clyde Lucas and a student of guitar legend Billy Bauer, brings his swinging quartet to Harrisburg!  Featuring Joshua Davis. bass and Peter Lazorcik, drums.

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

CPFJ BENEFIT - LIVE RECORDING WITH JONATHAN RAGONESE & STEVE RUDOLPH
Lve recording w/ Jonathan Ragonese & Steve Rudolph - 6pm Reception - 7:30 Curtain
H.A.C.C., 1 HACC Dr.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
USA [map]
Price: $50 donor $75 premium (includes finished CD and credit in the liner notes.)

A live recording session with Jonathan Ragonese & Steve Rudolph for the benefit of the Central PA Friends of Jazz.  The 6p.m. reception is catered by Mangia Qui and the 7;30P.M. performance will be recorded by New York engineer Jon Rosenberg.  

We hope you will join us and support all the wonderful programs of the Central PA Friends of Jazz!

  Tickets must be ordered by June 10th, 2013!!

CPFJ Benefit June 2013