The Jazz90.1 spring pledge drive is now underway! All of us at Jazz90.1 hope that you’ll help to keep the great jazz, blues and big band music you love going strong by making a pledge of financial support. When you support jazz90.1, you give us the power to spread the joy of this music not only throughout the Rochester community, but also worldwide via our internet stream and mobile apps. We again have thank you gifts available at each level, but feel free to make your own level, too! Make a difference, and ensure great jazz, blues and big band music remain on the air on Jazz90.1 and Swing and Blues Radio online. You can pledge by calling 585-966-5299 or click “Donate Now” on this page. Thank you for supporting YOUR community jazz station – Member Supported Jazz90.1.
Jazz90.1 is pleased to announce the release of a limited edition baby blue t-shirt, available only during our spring 2017 pledge drive – which begins Monday March 20. This new “taking jazz further” t-shirt was designed by Saturday DJ and artist Max Wheeler, and is available with pledges of $90.10 and above. The t-shirt features this new design on the back, and the Jazz90.1 logo on the front of the shirt. Show your support for your favorite jazz radio station with this cool new t-shirt design – all while supporting one of the nation’s last 24/7/365 jazz radio stations. Hurry – these cool new t-shirts are only available until we end our membership campaign. Ready to donate now? Click here, or call 585-966-5299 today!
Tickets go on sale April 3 for the 2017 Jazz90.1 Jazz Cruises. The first cruise of the season takes place on Monday June 12 and will feature local dixieland favorites The Smugtown Stompers with Carol Mulligan. 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 April 3 for $30.00 ea. We hope to see you aboard the Colonial Belle in Fairport!
Due to the popularity of this program, you can still receive TWO Jazz90.1 MemberCards for a pledge of just $110.00 – a savings of $70.00. This offer will now run through Sunday April 2 at 11:59. At that time, this promotion will absolutely end! Enjoy great 2-for-1 discounts around Rochester and take your Jazz90.1 pledge further. This powerful card entitles you to discounts at many area restaurants, wineries, bed and breakfasts and more. (click here for a full list of benefits) Hurry – this limited time offer will end Sunday night and will not be extended. Take advantage of this great offer by calling with your pledge of support. Call 585-966-5299 or pledge online, and be sure to select the other great thank you gifts available at each level.
(w/o) Premiere Promotions presents the 16th annual Small Business Show – SOHO Rochester 2017, Wednesday March 29th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. This show is a networking opportunity for the small business owner, manager or entrepreneur. SOHO Rochester is an annual conference that brings together the Upstate New York’s most passionate members of the small business and entrepreneurial community including founders, investors, and emerging leaders to build community, start conversation, and provide inspiration. For show tickets and information, click here. Jazz90.1 will be at the SOHO show all day. Stop by and say hello!
(w/o) On Saturday, April 1, 2017, the Greece Rotary Club will host a Greece Community meal packing event at the Greece Assembly of God on Long Pond Road. Stop Hunger Now will deliver the ingredients and supplies and provide on-site guidance. Volunteers will work in teams to put together small meal packages consisting of rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and nutritional supplements. With the help of 300 volunteers from local civic groups, faith congregations, schools, and businesses, we will pack 60,000 meals to feed starving children in developing countries around the world. Stop Hunger Now, is a non-profit international organization focused on ending hunger in our lifetime. They distribute meals through partner organizations in developing countries. The feeding programs promote education, encourage children to attend school, improve students’ health and nutrition, stimulate economic growth, and fight child labor. We’ll also address hunger in our own community. On April 1, we’ll collect items for local food cupboards serving struggling families in our community.
The Greece Athena High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Brian King will perform live on Jazz90.1 on Wednesday April 12 from 7-8 p.m. The group includes 24 students performing live, as part of the Athena Jazz Band. They have performed many concerts locally, including at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival annually. 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.
Do 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 is proud to announce 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 March 30 at 11:30 a.m.