Jazz90.1 Fall Pledge Drive Underway

donateThe Jazz90.1 fall pledge drive is underway with a goal of $50,000. This is the time that we ask our listeners to become supporting members with a pledge of financial support at any level. Jazz90.1 relies on contributions from our members to survive each year. We’ll have great thank you gifts available at each level, including CD’s, DVD’s, Jazz90.1 clothing and our enhanced member card – now with even more added discounts! Please consider supporting Jazz90.1 during our fall pledge drive and keep great jazz on the radio in Rochester. Want to donate now? You can click the “donate now” button at the top of this page. Thank you for your support!

Jon Seiger & the All-Stars Featured in October Concert

JonJazz90.1 is pleased to announce that John Seiger and the All-Stars will be featured as part of the live studio concert series on Wednesday October 22nd from 7-8 p.m. An evening with Jon Seiger and the All-Stars is something you won’t soon forget. Their authentic renditions of songs by Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and many other jazz greats will leave you feeling as if you were living jazz history. The band is made up of seasoned jazz musicians, all of whom “swing hard.” The band performs regularly for several Swing Dance groups, and makes appearances in schools, colleges and universities. The group features Jon Seiger on keyboard, trumpet and vocals, Lynn Eberhardt on bass, Eric Metzger on drums and Floyd Hughes on trombone. The concert will be broadcast live on Jazz90.1 and online at www.jazz901.org.This Concert Series features local musicians performing LIVE from the Jazz90.1 studios. Another great reason to support Jazz90.1. For more information, click here.

Jazz90.1 Seeks Volunteers

volunteerJazz90.1 is currently looking for volunteers to assist with our music library. Tasks include working one-on-one with our Music Director to organize, catalog and import new and current music into our automation system while keeping our physical library organized. This task requires computer proficiency, and we will train you on all programs you will be using. Hours needed are Tuesday evenings from 5-8 p.m., and weekday shifts (anytime between 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) lasting 2-3 hours per week. This is a great opportunity for students looking for experience in media, and also those Jazz90.1 supporters who may be retired, or have some extra time to spare. If you’re interested, please e-mail Jazz90.1 Station Manager Rob Linton at rob@jazz901.org. Come volunteer and have a great time too!

Get a Jazz90.1 2015 Calendar Magnet

Jazz90.1 is pleased to present our new 2015 calendar magnet, available only during our fall membership campaign. If you make a pledge of financial support at any level, we’ll include this great magnet with your thank you package. The magnet measures 6″ x 3.5″ and is a great addition to any fridge or office filing cabinet! To become a member, simply click “donate now” on the top of this page.


Check Out Photos from Evening of Wine, Jazz & Art!

Photos by Steve Craddock of Preferred Photography

You’re Invited to the Jazz90.1 Open House

Jazz90.1 Open House!You are invited to attend our Jazz90.1 Open House on Friday October 17th from 5-7 p.m.  Come tour the Jazz90.1 studios and enjoy refreshments and have great conversations with our DJ’s and other Jazz90.1 listeners. While you’re here you can renew your membership or become a member of Jazz90.1.  If you pledge your financial support at the open house, you’ll receive a special bonus thank you gift. Some of the other great gifts are available now 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!!

Jazz90.1 MemberCard Now Offering More Great Deals!

WGMC_MemberCard_MarconiThe Jazz90.1 MemberCard just got better! We’re pleased to announce the addition of lodging discounts as well as even more dining options. Whether you’re looking for a Bed and Breakfast to get away for the weekend, a cafe for a quick cup of coffee, delicious desserts, cocktails, or maybe a classy night out on the town with dinner, Jazz90.1 has you covered with our enhanced MemberCard program offering great 2-for-1 discounts. All you have to do to receive these great discounts is become a member of Jazz90.1 at the $90.10 level and above. You can support great jazz on the radio while enjoying tons of discounts around town. For a complete list of MemberCard businesses, click here.

Documentary Released on Jazz90.1′s 40th Anniversary

Click Here to Watch “School for Jazz”

DerrickOttoCredotsLocal Rochester filmmaker Dave Esposito has released a documentary showcasing Jazz90.1. “School for Jazz” celebrates the station’s 40th anniversary. Esposito and Agricola Media spent nearly four months shooting the project in an effort to showcase Jazz90.1’s history, and important place in the Rochester and international jazz scene. “School for Jazz” takes viewers on a tour and shows the history of Jazz90.1 WGMC-FM – one of the nation’s last remaining 24/7/365 public jazz stations. The short film can be viewed by clicking the link above this article.

Support Jazz90.1 Through “Wish List” Donations

Wish ListLike any business, Jazz90.1 spends thousands of dollars per year on equipment and office supplies that keep the station going. In these tough budget times for us, we are always looking for ways to save money, without affecting what you hear on air each day. Now, you can help Jazz90.1 in more ways than just cash contributions. We’re pleased to present the Jazz90.1 “wish list” – which is a list of everyday items we need, but can’t quite afford out of our operating budget. If you can help by donating something off of this list, please e-mail rob@jazz901.org. On the “wish list” page, you will find items that we need, with a desired quantity. If you’re only able to do one or two of something, no worries! Every item helps us in our efforts to “take jazz further” in Rochester. If you do donate a product below, Jazz90.1 will provide you with a donation letter that you could use for a possible tax deduction*. Thank you for your help!