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Jazz 88.3 is celebrating San Diego’s rich jazz heritage with a recreation of the swinging charts Barney Kessel recorded in 1959 of the music from Some Like It Hot
! We’re going to present a concert at the Hotel Del
, featuring guitar genius Larry Koonse
, along with Gene Cipriano – the man who ghosted for Tony Curtis! It’s all happening Saturday, March 12th
and all you have to do is make a one-time donation of just $175
– along with the concert, your ticket also includes a spectacular dinner in the ballroom at the Del, overlooking the San Diego Bay, along with a panel discussion! And, if you want, you can also stay the night in one of the gorgeous rooms at the Del (extra charge). We have a limited number of tickets, so call NOW
to make a reservation - 619-388-3743
The Gary Peacock Trio
will grace San Diego with their talent and presence THIS Saturday
, February 13th
as part of the Athenaeum's Jazz @ TSRI series
! This rare West Coast appearance featuring Peacock
on bass, Marc Copland
on piano, and Joey Baron
on drums will be one for the books! Heralded worldwide for the past 32 years as the bassist in the landmark Keith Jarrett Trio, Peacock celebrates his 80th birthday this year with a special tour and CD release. Peacock’s six-decade career has included notable stints with artists including Bill Evans, Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, and Miles Davis. You can't miss this show--you just can't! Click here
This February Jazz 88.3 celebrates Black History Month with Nechel Best
from Nechel Best- The Best Voice Choice
, producer of San Diego Black History profiles. These minute-long educational stories
delight, inspire and honor the contributions of San Diego’s African American community! Jazz came from the rich experience of African American culture and Nechel’s local cultural art radio productions provides more context, information and access to those influences in San Diego’s unique cultural heritage. Listen all month long and throughout the day for the exceptional legacies of past and present San Diego Black history makers.
Valentine's Day just got a little more special, as the historic Lafayette Hotel
is putting a Latin-spin on this lover's holiday! This year, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a Latin-inspired three-course dinner menu, paired beautifully with live Latin music! As a special treat, they’re also offering special room enhancements such as chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne! To RSVP, or for more information, simply click here
The John Scofield and Joe Lovano Quartet
will hit the UCSD Price Center Ballroom
stage, Wednesday, February 24th
! This is truly one show you simply won't want to miss! The lineup
: John Scofield - guitar, Joe Lovano - sax, Bill Street - bass and Lewis Nash - drums. What's better?! There are still
tickets available for you to see and enjoy this incredible assembly of musicians! Simply click here
The Blues Jam
is in full-swing and happens every
Wednesday night at Proud Mary's
(located at the Ramada Inn: 5500 Kearny Mesa Road, 92111) from 6:30-9:30pm
. Each week we feature special guests so dust off your instruments and plan to attend! Special guests this month include: 2/3- Chill Boy, 2/10- Sharifah, 2/17 & 2/24- Charles Burton.
"When The Rain Stops
" will officially hit the Cygnet Theatre
stage, running January 14th - February 14th
. In an intricate, multi-layered story that spans four generations and two continents, "When the Rain Stops Falling" explores patterns of betrayal, abandonment, destruction, forgiveness and love. This powerful drama unfolds with humanity, surprising humor and hope, as the past plays out into the future. Voted "The Best New Play of Year" in 2010 by Time Magazine, this play is sure to be a hit yet again! Tickets are selling FAST but there's still some left--simply click here
Mark your calendars for every Friday Jazz Happy Hour
at the Handlery Hotel
in the 950 Lounge
! San Diego's world-renowned Jazz Flutist and Presenter Holly Hofmann
brings in world class musicians every
Friday from 5:30-7:30PM
. There's NO COVER CHARGE
and parking is not only FREE, but it's bountiful! You can also enjoy a full bar and happy hour menu prices while you're there! What better way to kick off your weekend?! 2/5- Jason Hanna & Alex Ciaverelli, 2/12- Ron Eschete & Rob Whitlock, 2/19- Steph Johnson & Rob Thorsen, 2/26- Richard Sellers Trio
|For his recent concert at UCSD’s Loft, pianist Danny Green augmented his usual trio-mates, bassist Justin Grinnnell and drummer Julian Cantelm, with three other stellar San Diego musicians – reedman Tripp Sprague, percussionist Mark Lamson and vocalist Leonard Patton.
Danny Green is a gifted keyboardist and an equally gifted composer. His recent recordings include most, if not all, of his own compositions, and several of those works made it to the set list at the Loft, along with offerings from Michael Jackson, Djavan and Stevie Wonder.
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- LUCIAN BAN – “ELEVATION: SONGS FROM FAR AWAY”
- JON DAVIS – “CHANGES OVER TIME”
- ED FAST & CONGA BOP – “DO OR DIE”
- CHAMPIAN FULTON – “AFTER DARK”
- TODD HUNTER TRIO – “EAT, DRINK, PLAY”
- INTERPLAY JAZZ ORCHESTRA – “DETOUR”
- JAZZMIKAN – “FLY AWAY”
- STACEY KENT – “TENDERLY”
- RUSS NOLAN – “SANCTUARY FROM THE ORDINARY”
- HERLIN RILEY – “NEW DIRECTION”
- JAE SINNETT – “ZERO TO 60”
- SWEET BABY J’AI – “STRAIGHT TO THAT PLACE”
- ERENA TERAKUBO – “A TIME FOR LOVE”
- HRISTO VITCHEV QUARTET – “IN SEARCH OF WONDERS”
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|Jazz Vocal Legend Ernie Andrews has enjoyed a long and continuing career singing the music he loves and he seems to keep getting stronger. He stopped by the Jazz 88.3 studios and chatted with Afternoon Jazz host Ron Dhanifu (Mon-Fri, 1-4pm PT) before his appearance at the monthly Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour at The Lafayette Hotel on Thursday, February 4, 2016.
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San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter community includes a vibrant list of on-air hosts and staff that are sharing Jazz links, pictures, and images on Twitter both during their shows and between shows when they are socializing with listeners and jazz fans from around the world and sharing the best in Jazz links. Here are some quick links to get you connected with Jazz 88.3 on Twitter...
- @Jazz88 - San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter Feed: Links to trending Jazz News and Conversations, reviews of Jazz and other music albums, concerts, and events, and retweets from Jazz 88.3 partners and listeners. Let us know when you are listening with a @Jazz88 tag or use the #Jazz88 hashtag!
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