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November 18th, 2014

Hal Galper Trio

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Thursday, October 30th, 2014

    Today's Birthdays
    Born on this day, October 30:
    • Clifford Brown (Trumpet) was born in Wilmington, DE, 1930–1956.
    • Teo Macero (Producer) was born in Glenn Falls, NY, 1925–2008.
    • Trilok Gurtu (Percussion-Various) was born in Bombay, India in 1951.
    • Bobby Jones (Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet) was born in Louisville, KY, 1928–1980.
    • Poncho Sanchez (Percussion-Various) was born in Laredo, TX in 1951.
    • Tom Browne (Trumpet) was born in Queens, New York in 1954.
    • Woody Herman cuts his first vocal with the Isham (eye-shum) Jones band in 1935 for Decca records.
    • The Stan Kenton Orchestra cut the classic "Artistry Jumps" in Hollywood in 1945.
    • Artie Shaw recorded "Solid Sam", "Just Kiddin' Around" and "Take Your Shoes Off Baby" on Bluebird Records in 1941.
    • Lionel Hampton and his orchestra records “The Munson Street Breakdown,” “I’ve Found A New Baby,” “I Can’t Get Started", “Four Or Five Times,” and “Gin For Christmas” in New York City in 1939.
    • Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers record “Moanin” for Blue Note records in 1958.

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    Fall Drive Celebrate Jazz

    Fall Drive Celebrate Jazz

    The Jazz 88.3 FM Fall Membership Campaign has concluded and we want to thank everyone who contributed. The final number is still being worked out, but judging by the volume of contributions and the overall enthusiasm of all involved, this week long effort was a success. For the record, you can become a member anytime at  or by calling 619-388-3000. Thanks again for supporting Jazz 88.3.
    Hal Galper Jazz Live

    Hal Galper Jazz Live • Tuesday, November 18th

    Our next Jazz Live brings one of the finest Jazz pianists around today, Hal Galper. He's played with them all- Cannonball Adderley, Joe Williams, Phil Woods, George Duke, Anita O'Day, Chet Baker and Stan Getz, to name a few. Hal will be here in a trio setting on Tuesday, November 18 at 8pm. Please make your reservation by calling 619-388-3037 and please be a valid Jazz 88.3 member. Also, don't forget about that parking pass.
    Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour!

    Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour! • Thursday, November 20th

    Are you a fan of Latin Jazz? Well, if so, you'll want to mark your calendars and plan to join us, Thursday, November 20th at 5PM in the Mississippi Ballroom at the historic and newly renovated Lafayette Hotel for our monthly Happy Hour because we're bringing in the Irving Flores Latin Jazz Quartet! All you have to do is provide $5 at the door and bring your dancing shoes! Oh, and if you're worried about parking, don't fret--there's an overflow parking lot (FREE!) on the corner of Howard and Texas Streets. We'll see you there!  


    Heads Up Jazz & Blues lovers! BOTH of our Jams now take place at Proud Mary’s: 5500 Kearny Mesa Road (Ramada Inn, on the west side of 163). The Blues Jam takes place every  Wednesday night from 6:30-9:30PM and the Jazz Jam takes place every Sunday night from 6-9PM!  J. Otis Williams is your Blues Jam host and Jeff Dalrymple is your Jazz Jam host. They're both FREE and family-friendly! So mark your calendars, dust off your instruments and plan for a smashing time! We'll see you there!
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    Connect to San Diego's Jazz 88.3

    Connect to San Diego's Jazz 88.3

    Another way to join San Diego's Jazz 88.3 is with the listening stream.  Recent improvements include upping the bitrate and offering more ways to listen via the web. You can bookmark the actual stream or use our Jazz 88 player. Keep listening with our new upgraded app(s) for Android or iPhone. Going social you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and +1 us on Google Plus  and there we are on YouTube! In response to listener calls, yes, we're still on cable; Cox 963 and Time Warner 965.'ll never miss a Jazz Live.
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