Steve Rudolph is the leader of many ensembles and organizes live jazz for all types of events - from concerts to workshops and masterclasses to clubs and restaurants to business functions and weddings - he can supply the right music for your special occasion.  


Steve's classic jazz stylings are a perfect fit for any event, featuring music from the American Songbook and beyond.  

Duos/Trios/Quartets and Quintets

(These ensembles feature Steve in pairings with many great jazz artists from all over the world. )

Steve is a member of the cooperative jazz trio "DAYDREAM" with Drew Gress & Phil Haynes


Steve Rudolph/Jonathan Ragonese 

Steve Rudolph and saxophonist/composer Jonathan Ragonese bridge many eras and styles of improvised music - they documented their duo with the recording "Ardent Marigolds" in 2014.

Available as a duo / trio with bass or quartet with bass & drums.

A full program of original orchestral arrangements of American classics for strings is also available.


Steve Rudolph Piano Trios



Ali Ryerson/Steve Rudolph Quartet

All of these ensembles feature Steve in pairings with many great jazz artists from all over the world and there are many other combinations of musicians available for your concert or event.  Call/email to discuss the possibilities.


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Harrisburg Jazz Collective (formerly the River City Big Band)

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Englewood Hershey, 1219 Research Blvd., Hummelstown, PA 17036

Hello to all fans of the Harrisburg Jazz Collective (formerly the River City Big Band) We are all set to renew our regular schedule at Englewood’s fabulous Listening Room! ( The Englewood - 1219 Research Blvd., Hummelstown, PA 17036 - just off HWY-322 near the Hershey Hospital) - PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE MESSAGE BEFORE ORDERING TICKETS!

The first date will be October 20th from 6:30-9pm.
November 17th and December 8th are the other dates for this year.

Tickets for all three dates will go on sale on Wednesday 9/15 and are available only at .

Please read all the details of the HJC performances in the Listening Room below – these are management rules for all major shows at Englewood:

• YOU MUST BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19 and have a card verifying your completed vaccination for admission on big band nights (must be dated at least two weeks before any HJC date). You may also bring a negative test result that is dated no more than three days prior to any of the HCJ Concert dates. There are no exceptions to this rule – all band members and attendees must comply.

• Harrisburg Jazz Collective will be selling tickets ONLY FROM STEVE RUDOLPH’S WEBSITE HOME PAGE – - DO NOT CALL ENGLEWOOD FOR TICKETS. Tickets are $12 in advance (online orders only – please print a receipt to show at the door when you arrive) or $15 at the door (ADVANCE ONLINE TICKET SALES STOP AT NOON ON THE DAY OF THE PERFORMANCE AND ANY REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR for $15 ) All ticket proceeds go to the HJC - sorry, no refunds. Go to and scroll down - the ticket link is on the home page.

• NO RESERVED SEATING – ALL SEATING IS GENERAL ADMISSION – every ticket holder is guaranteed a seat, but you may not reserve specific seats. There are only 160 seats in the Listening Room so purchase your tickets early. Doors open at 5:30pm – all seats will be sold, so you may have to share a table.


• The seating at Englewood includes booths that seat 6 and tables that seat 4 – YOU MAY NOT MOVE TABLES TOGETHER FOR LARGE GROUPS. There are no bad seats - all of the seats have a great view of the stage at Englewood.

• FOOD AND DRINK IS AVAILABLE DURING THE PERFORMANCE. BUT...there is no table service. You must go to the bar and order food which will then be delivered to your table. Drinks must be purchased at the bar as well. •

• The Englewood is doing everything possible to support and keep live music viable in shifting times. Please be patient with the staff.

As always, we thank you for your support and understanding in these matters and we look forward to a long and successful run of appearances at Englewood. Please come out and enjoy the band in this great new venue! Bill Perbetsky & Steve Rudolph Co-Leaders of the Harrisburg Jazz Collective

$12 in advance - $15 at the door - all seats general admission



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Wednesday Jazz Series at Englewood featuring Kevin Valentine w/ Steve Rudolph Trio

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Englewood Hershey, 1219 Research Blvd., Hummelstown, PA 17036

Philadelphia vocalist Kevin Valentine joins the Steve Rudolph Trio featuring bassist Amy Shook and drummer Frank Russo for Wednesday's Jazz Series at Englewood. No cover charge - free parking - food and drink available (including fine craft beers) - we hope to see you there!


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"The trip of a lifetime!"

Join us as we travel to the heart of Tuscany for a week of splendid scenery, live jazz under the stars, gourmet food and wine - JazZenJourney to Italy July 24-31, 2021!!


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Thought for Today!

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” – Lao Tzu