Phil Woods thrilled the Match Factory crowd
Elliot Zigmund
Ian Henderson-Smith
 Sheila Jordan's Master Class in Talleyrand Park
JazzPA 2012
 Houston Person rocked the house!
JazzPA 2011
Warren Vaché at the 2011
Summer Jazz Celebration.
JazzPA 2010
Wycliffe Gordon takes a solo at
Saturday evening's concert.
Wycliffe's afternoon Master Class.
Saturday evening concert with
Wycliffe, Dennis, Jay and Russ
Friday's Zeropoint set.
Zeropoint trumpet section with
Eddie Severn.
Zeropoint's Rick Hirsch takes a solo.
The American Philatelic Society's
Executive Director, Ken Martin,
introducing the Saturday evening
concert at the historic Match Factory.
Previous Guest Artists
2010 Featured Guest Artists Wycliffe Gordon.
Internationally acclaimed, Wycliffe rocked
the house at the evening concert. He also
gave a master class on the High Street Stage
that folks are still raving about!
In 2010, Jay Leonhart dazzled us
with more than the bass, and made us laugh
and cheer with his songwriting and fabulous
duo work with Wycliffe.
2009 SJC featured artist Jerry Dodgion
graced us with both alto sax and flute
and helped us learn more about the
Joy of Sax!
Bassist David Finck joined Russ Kassoff
and Dennis Mackrel, propelling the
Friends Band and sharing his wonderful
sound for the evening sets at the APS in 2009.
Byron Stripling, featured guest artist 2008,
shared his knowledge in a morning
master class and then his exquisite sound
in the evening concert, both at
Bellefonte's Historic Garman Opera House.
Tom Malone, featured guest artist 2008,
participated in the morning master class
and played the evening concert, both at the
historic Garman Opera House. We learned
quickly why he's one of the original
Blues Brothers!
Jazz trumpet master Marvin Stamm
performed in the 2007 Festival
as part of the Inventions Trio.
The critically acclaimed Inventions Trio
opened the 2007 festival
at the State Theatre.
L-R: Alisa Horn, Bill Mays,
Marvin Stamm.

Photo by Judy Kirtley
Pianist Bill Mays - at home in Shohola PA.
Bill performed at the 2007 Festival
with the Inventions Trio and in duo
with Russ Kassoff.

Photo by Judy Kirtley
Bucky Pizzarelli
2006 Festival featured artist.
Greg Johnson takes a solo
with the State High Jazz Band
in the 2006 Festival.
Ken Peplowski
2006 Festival featured artist.
  State High Jazz Band alumnus ('92),
Ian Hendrickson-Smith played
some numbers with the band,
and then filled the night with
the sounds of his amazing quintet
at Zola, with Ryan Kisor, Brian Charette,
Al Street and Joe Strasser (2006 Festival).
Bellefonte HS Band plays
on the High Street Stage, 2009 SJC