Jazz90.1 Again Celebrates Black History Month

NatIn celebration of Black History Month 2016, Jazz90.1 proudly salutes African-American Jazz Musicians.  Throughout the month of February, we will present biographical vignettes of great jazz and blues artists like Cannonball Adderley, Cindy Blackman, Donald Byrd, Terri Lyne Carrington and more.  Be listening each weekday at 7:30 a.m., 12:30, 4:30 and 8:30 p.m., when Jazz90.1 will honor a different African American jazz musician.  We’ll also feature these vignettes during the weekend, too. For a complete listing of artists featured, see the schedule by clicking “more.” (more…)

Penfield H.S. Jazz Ens. Featured in February Concert

PenfieldThe Penfield High School Jazz Band will perform live on Jazz90.1 on Wednesday February 24th from 7 to 8 p.m. as part of our live studio concert series. This very talented group of young jazz musicians will perform under the direction of Robert Howard. The Jazz90.1 Live Studio Concert Series features local musicians performing LIVE from the Jazz90.1 studios. Another great reason to support Jazz90.1. For more information, click here.

Dates for 2016 Jazz90.1 Jazz Cruises Announced

Colonial-BelleSure, it’s not boating weather quite yet, but we’re excited to announce the dates of the 2016 Jazz90.1 jazz cruises aboard the Colonial Belle in Fairport. Cruises will take place Monday June 13, July 18, August 15 and September 12. The cruises will feature live jazz on board, great food, a cash bar and a two hour cruise on the Erie Canal. Entertainment includes Jon Seiger and the Dixieland All-stars in June, The Bill Tiberio Trio in July, Jimmie Highsmith Jr. in August, and the Mike Melito Trio in September. Tickets are $30.00 and go on sale April 1st. We’ll again offer the cost saving “cruise pack” including two tickets on each cruise for only $220.00. Mark your calendars, and we hope to see you aboard the Colonial Belle!

Save the Date! Spring Pledge Drive Begins March 14th

Jazz TrumpetAttention Jazz90.1 members and listeners! The spring 2016 pledge drive begins on Monday March 14th with a goal of $50,000. We’ll be offering great incentives for becoming a member, like CD’s, DVD’s and Jazz90.1 clothing. The biggest and best incentive however, will be that with your financial support Jazz90.1 can keep playing the great jazz, blues and specialty programs that you love. We’ll also be holding our semi-annual Jazz90.1 open house and party complete with live jazz, great food and awesome conversation on Friday March 18 from 5-7 p.m. at our studios. Whether it’s a $10.00 pledge, a $10,000 pledge or anything in between, every dollar raised stays local, and supports YOUR community jazz radio station – Member Supported Jazz90.1.

You’re Invited to the Jazz90.1 Open House & Party

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You are invited to attend the Jazz90.1 open house and party on Friday March 18th from 5-7 p.m.  Come enjoy live jazz by The White Hots with vocalist Tina Albright and tour the Jazz90.1 studios. Enjoy refreshments and great conversations with our DJ’s and other Jazz90.1 listeners. While you’re here you can renew your membership or become a new member of Jazz90.1.  If you pledge your financial support at the party, you’ll receive a special bonus thank you gift! Some of the other great gifts will be available for you to take home as an instant “Thank you!” for your support. Look for the signs in the front parking lot – and we’ll see you then, right here at Jazz90.1.

Jazz News


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