Become a Member

By joining the Jazz Institute of Chicago, you help support the music you love AND get great benefits with other jazz organizations around the city. Join Now by selecting the membership category of your choice, then pay your annual membership fee in a lump sum or on a monthly basis**!

**only available for memberships at the sustainer level and above.

 

All Membership levels include the following core benefits (scroll down for current discounts):

 

  • Discount for the Jazz Club Tour, Annual Gala and Straight Ahead Jazz Camp
  • Access to one exclusive “member-only” event per year
  • Monthly JazzGram with cd reviews, interviews and jazz happenings around town-all in one place
  • E-blasts with discount codes for jazz events around town
  • Discounts for clubs, shops and magazines

 

Current Discounts

 

  • 1/2 off cover at Green Mill on Wednesdays
  • 20% off bill at MLounge
  • $5 off Piano Forte
  • $5 off Fulton Arts Collective/Jazz Record Art Collective concerts
  • Discounts on Jazz Times Magazine ($23.99 for 1 year subscription) and DownBeat ($21.95 for a 1 year subscription)
  • and even more special offers from places like Constellation, Cliff Dwellers, Jazz at the Logan and more via email.

 


 

Membership Levels

 

Individual $40, (Senior $30, Military $30Student $20) Core member benefits

 

Educator $30: Core member benefits plus discounts on our innovative and engaging Education Workshops.

 

Family $80Core member benefits plus admission to two exclusive Members-Only events for your whole family

 

Sustainer $10 per monthCore benefits plus 2 exclusive Members-Only events, 2 Tickets for reserved seating at the Chicago Jazz Festival each day and 2 free Jazz Club Tour passes.

Click here to make a $120 lump sum payment.

 

Champion $25 per month Core benefits plus 4 exclusive Members-Only events, 2 tickets for reserved seating at the Chicago Jazz Festival each day, 2 Jazz Club Tour passes and preferred seating at the annual Gala.

Click here to make a $300 lump sum payment.

 

Advocate $50 per month:  Core benefits plus 4 exclusive Members-Only events,  4 tickets for reserved seating at the Chicago Jazz Festival each day, 4 Jazz Club Tour passes, preferred seating at the annual Gala and personal, professional advice on jazz record collecting by an acknowledged expert in the field.

Click here to make a $600 lump sum payment.

 

Benefactor $100 per month:  Core benefits plus 4 exclusive Members-Only events,  4 tickets to for reserved seating at the Chicago Jazz Festival each day, 4 Jazz Club Tour passes, preferred seating at the annual Gala, personal, professional advice on jazz record collecting by an acknowledged expert in the field, a framed and signed original jazz poster or photograph.

Click here to make a $1200 lump sum payment. 


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