Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. - Smooth sounds of jazz are grooving through Centre County, as the Jazz PA Festival is back in Bellefonte for the 11th year.
The four-day event features local musicians and some who are well-known in the jazz world.
"I like all kinds of music but jazz tends to surface to the top," said Jeffrey Krauss.
Which is why jazz lovers like Jeffrey Krauss comes to the festival every year.
Jazz PA Festival features local talents, like the Zeropointeband and renowned artists, like Gene Bertoncini.
"People are now dedicated and are rearranging their summer schedule around making sure they can be here," said Catherine Dupuis, director of the event.
"What it is is a soulful collaboration of all these musicians playing at the same time, they're all the pieces that make the magic of one," said Russ Kassof, a director and pianist.
Kassof comes all the way from New York just to take in the sights and sounds of the different acts. In fact, he's had the privilege of playing with frank Sinatra.
Jazz lovers can expect him to perform in the festival as well.
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