On April 14, singer and performer Pamela Rose will present her acclaimed show, “Wild Women of Song: Great Gal Composers of the Jazz Era,” in a benefit concert for KCSM-FM. In this original, multimedia production celebrating women songwriters of the Tin Pan Alley era, Rose artfully delivers a cultural retrospective while treating the audience to a wonderful jazz and blues concert. Joining her on the stage are some of the Bay Area’s finest musicians: Tammy Hall on piano, Ruth Davies on bass, Kristen Strom on sax, Jeff Massanari on guitar, and Kent Bryson on drums. The concert will be held in CSM’s Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the station’s website, kcsm.org
KCSM Jazz 91 (91.1 FM) is the only full-time jazz station in Northern California, and one of few NPR affiliates in the United States dedicated exclusively to jazz. KCSM announcers have hundreds of years in total of experience in jazz, education and broadcasting. The station is 82% listener funded. Its mission is to craft extraordinary jazz programming and to deliver the music and its related history to inspire and enlighten jazz listeners and artists worldwide. KCSM serves the sixth largest market in the country, with on-air and internet audience of more than 245,000, (Arbitron); 4,000 unique web listeners daily; 15,000 members; more than 8,100 Facebook friends; and over 1 million hits per month to access the station online.