2017 Jazz90.1 Cruise Entertainment Announced

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Jazz90.1 is pleased to announce entertainment and dates for the 2017 Jazz90.1 jazz cruises aboard the Colonial Belle. The first cruise of the season takes place on Monday June 12 and will feature local dixieland favorites The Smugtown Stompers. The Bill Tiberio Trio performs on the July 10 sailing. Local favorite Jive Street Five performs on August 14, and we round out the season with a new blues cruise featuring Steve Grills and the Roadmasters on Monday September 11. Tickets for these cruises go on sale in the spring. We hope to see you aboard the Colonial Belle in Fairport!

Jazz90.1 Jazz Cruise Ticket Presale on Thursday 12/8!

tourboatcolonialbelle-1Do you have someone on your holiday shopping list that enjoys cruising? Why not get them two tickets to one of our 2017 Jazz90.1 jazz cruises! On Thursday December 8 from 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Jazz90.1 will offer a limited one day sale allowing you to purchase tickets ahead of time for any of our 2017 cruises. Tickets will only be sold in pairs that day, and are $60.00 per pair. Tickets will be available by calling 585-966-5299 (not online), and we’ll even send you a special holiday gift with your tickets. Hurry – only a very limited number of presale tickets will be available.

Give the Gift of Jazz90.1 This Holiday Season

GiftsDo you have a jazz lover on your holiday gift list this year? Give the gift of jazz – with a membership to Jazz90.1. With a gift membership, you’ll get the tax-deduction and a Jazz90.1 MemberCard at the $90.10 level and above, and your recipient will receive great thank you gifts, the Jazz90.1 MemberCard, a holiday ornament and more. For more information call 966-5299 or visit our website – but you have to donate before the end of the year to get the tax deduction for 2016. Thank you for supporting Jazz90.1. Happy Holidays!

Register to Win a Stocking Full of Jazz!

Christmas-music-DeezerNow through December 20, you can register to win a stocking full of great jazz CD’s as part of the Jazz90.1 stocking stuffer giveaway! All you have to do is e-mail contests@jazz901.org with your name, address, phone number and why you think Santa should bring YOU or someone special, this wonderful gift. Don’t have access to e-mail? Simply send a postcard to Jazz90.1 – 1139 Maiden Lane – Rochester, NY 14615 with your information, and you will be entered. The winner will be announced during Rob Linton’s Christmas Eve Celebration – Saturday December 24 at 9 p.m. Complete contest rules are available by calling (585) 966-2660. Happy Holidays from Jazz90.1!

Jazz90.1 Seeks Clerical Volunteers

volunteerDo you have some spare time that you could donate to Jazz90.1 each week? Do you enjoy jazz and helping a local community radio station? We’re currently seeking daytime clerical workers to assist with general office tasks, including pledge drive membership mailings, production, our music library and more, 2 times per week for 2-3 hours per day. Experience with filing and use of MS Word and Excel is a plus. Interested in lending a hand? You can e-mail rob@jazz901.org today!

Swing & Blues Radio Available on TuneIn App

tunein_logo_2000pxDo you enjoy swing and blues music? Do you have the TuneIn Radio app for your mobile device? Now you can hear both Jazz90.1 AND Jazz90.1 Swing and Blues Radio via the popular mobile app. Don’t forget to also download the free Jazz90.1 app for your iPhone or Android device, allowing you to stay on top of everything happening at Jazz90.1. Take the best in jazz, blues and big band music with you everywhere you go with Member Supported Jazz90.1! For more information, click here.

Jazz90.1 Presents Sinatra and Co. Marathon

Frank+Sinatra+sinatra2+pngMark your calendars – on Friday, Dec. 9, Jazz90.1 is hosting a 100th birthday celebration for some of jazz music’s most beloved artists. Join Otto Bruno from 6 a.m. to midnight as we feature the music of Frank Sinatra and centenarians Harry James, Dinah Shore and Billy May. Last year, Jazz90.1 presented 24-hour Frank Sinatra musical marathon celebrating the singer’s 100th birthday. The event was so well received, Jazz90.1 decided to make it an annual special called “Sinatra – Marathon of the Centennials”. (more…)

Greece Students to Host Monthly Jazz Radio Program

olympiaJazz90.1 is proud to announce a new monthly show featuring young jazz musicians from the Greece Central School District. Every month, Olympia Jazz Band students will join their teacher, Aaron Staebell, and a Jazz90.1 DJ for a live hour-long program featuring music handpicked by a student musicians. The Olympia Jazz Radio Hour panelists will discuss the artists, their music and their influence on jazz. The program will also be rebroadcast on Jazz90.1 Swing and Blues Radio online. The November 3 show will be rebroadcast on November 10 at 7 p.m. The next edition of the Olympia Jazz Radio Hour will be on Thursday December 22 at 11:30 a.m.  (more…)

Brockport Big Band Performs Live in December

BrockportThe Brockport Big Band will perform live on on Jazz90.1 on Wednesday December 14 from 7 to 8 p.m. This community big band, under the direction of Walt Perkins will perform holiday favorites, and some great jazz classics too. The Brockport Big Band has performed throughout the community, including at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. 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.

Traveling? Take Your Jazz90.1 MemberCard With You!

Planning a vacation? Take the great savings you receive with your Jazz90.1 MemberCard with you. Order a TravelCard to enjoy 2-for- 1 benefits while you’re away. Visit MemberCard.com/jazz901 or call (800) 423-7645 to order TravelCards and pay just $6.75 to cover shipping and handling. You can also use the MemberCard Mobile App to take advantage of benefits at your destination. Simply use the access code on your TravelCard with your existing MemberCard account.