The Pittsburgh Jazz Days of Winter!

As a followup to the wildly successful Jazz Days of Summer in 2018, an informal, local, voluntary coalition of performers, promoters, and venues devoted to jazz education and the community have gotten together to do it again! You can see and download a poster for this celebration and more updates at

There are nearly 70 Jazz events over the 8 days of this event! WZUM has the most updated listings at Jazz Central, and we’ve also compiled everything we know about the 8 days in a special page.

WZUM into the new year!

2018 is over - and it was a year of great jazz in Pittsburgh, and the sounds of it on the radio resonating across the the region, thanks to your support. Thank you!

Your contribution helps us continue and expand our local programs like the Pittsburgh Jazz Lunch, the MCG Jazz Spotlight Hour, the Scene - and our comprehensive broadcast and online chronicle of Pittsburgh Jazz, Jazz Central.

We’ve got great Pittsburgh Jazz to Celebrate as thanks for your support!

We’ve got great Pittsburgh Jazz to Celebrate as thanks for your support!

2018 was a fabulous year of return for jazz on the FM dial in Pittsburgh, and we’re just getting started. Support the sounds and the service with your donation, now! Call 412-322-1800 or click on the “donate” button.

You can also send a check to:

WZUM, PO Box 456, South Park, PA 15129

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Jazz Central: who, where & when!

There are scores and scores of live jazz performances to enjoy in Pittsburgh and throughout the tristate area, every month. We talk about it on the radio, and we encourage you to see and hear the great performers and venues in person! Click on Jazz Central for the latest we know about. We update it often. If you you have a gig to share, a correction or an update, send it to us at

WZUM in the Community

WZUM expands in Pittsburgh

WZUM and the Pittsburgh Jazz Channel are a public service of Pittsburgh Public Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to PPM and WZUM are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

WZUM is the Pittsburgh Jazz Channel. WZUM is Public Radio.

WZUM now reaches the heart of Pittsburgh at 101.1FM. Along with AM 1550, Braddock and 88.1FM, Bethany, plus, we are reaching more listeners than ever.

Bringing jazz back to the Pittsburgh airwaves was no small feat, and hundreds of people have joined together to bring this musical gift to thousands in the region. 

Please support WZUM, today! Click here for details.

Jazz Central Today

We had a wonderful fundraiser show January 13th, 2017 to help put 101.1FM on the air, Featuring Richie Cole and much, much more! 

Pictures from the event here.