Past Dates

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Harrisburg Arts Award - Ron Waters - 5pm
Whitaker Center - 222 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-232-5501 [map]
Price: $150

We are proud to announce that Ron Waters, legendary area musician and Director of our Friends of Jazz Youth Band for over 35 years, will be a recipient of the Harrisburg Arts Award this year.  The event is organized as a fundraiser for Theater Harrisburg and the lavish ceremony is held in the Whitaker Center with tribute music performed by Jonathan Ragonese, Diane Wilson, Jim Wood, Steve Rudolph, Fred Griggs and more!

Please call 717-232-5501 or visit the Harrisburg Theater's website for tickets and more information.  All proceeds benefit the Harrisburg Theater.

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Boomerang Grill - Scholarship Party
Central PA Friends of Jazz - Ron Waters Scholarship Party - 7-10pm
110 Limekiln Rd.
New Cumberland, PA 17070
(717) 920-3627 [map]
Price: $10

Join us for the annual Ron Waters Jazz Scholarship Party
Wednesday, December 26th, 2018    7-10 p.m.

Held this year in the Comedy Zone of Boomerang's Grill!

Silent Auction - Raffles   (All proceeds benefit the Ron Waters Scholarship Fund, providing assistance to Central PA Friends of Jazz Camp students & the Ron Waters College Scholarship)

Performances by the Friends of Jazz Youth Band and a jam session with notable Central PA musicians.

   Tickets $10 - available at the door, call 717-540-1010, or online

While you're in the ONLINE STORE purchasing your tickets, please donate to the Ron Waters Scholarship Fund or become a Friend of Jazz!!

NOTE CHANGE IN VENUE: Boomerang Grill (Comedy Club) 110 Limekiln Rd. New Cumberland PA (717) 920-3627 -  Food and drink available - free parking in the Cedar Cliff Mall lot.

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Extraordinary Give - Midnight (12AM) to Midnight (12PM)
ONLINE - Lancaster, PA
717.397.1629 [map]
Price: Donate any amount

Please go online to the Extraordinary Give  on November 16th and donate to the Central PA Friends of Jazz and over 200 other non-profit organizations serving Lancaster County - this is one of the biggest annual fund drives in PA.  The drive only lasts for 24 hours. so mark your calendars and join the thousands of generous supporters in this effort!  Any amount is greatly appreciated...


Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Jazz at Sunset - 6-9 pm
5258 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-540-1010 [map]
Price: $125

Join us for a fabulous evening of jazz, wine and good food to benefit for the Central PA Friends of Jazz in this lovely riverfront home near Ft Hunter.  Wonderful Susquehanna views and an intimate concert featuring internationally acclaimed flutist Ali Ryerson, pianist Steve Rudolph and bassist Steve Meashey- don't miss this special event!

RSVP to 717-540-1010 or