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Consider this your official summer save-the-date! Jazz 88.3
will be celebrating summer in style on the last Sunday of each month
with a jazz-inspired pool party at the historic and newly renovated Lafayette Hotel
. TODAY(!), The International Hustlers
the eclectic poolside jams and vibes!
So grab your bathing suit, sunblock and pick up a day pass ($15) at the front desk when you arrive and come out and join us for a relaxing Sunday by the pool. We'll see you there!
Heads-up Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour goers! Our monthly happy hour at the historic Lafayette Hotel
takes place on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
! So be sure to mark your calendars, grab your dancing shoes and plan to come out and groove to great live music THURSDAY
, September 3rd
with the ever so lively, Euphoria Brass Band
! Also, please note: There's a $10
cover charge (cash only
!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend! 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 Thursday, September 3rd
in the Mississippi Ballroom!
We've put a whole new spin on our annual Summertime Jazz Night
rooftop concert series -- a Latin-spin
! So mark your calendars and plan to join us from 6-9PM
on the rooftop of the stunning Westgate Hotel
, Friday, September 4th
as we say farewell to summer with live Latin music by "Tjaderized" - Salsa/Mambo/Cha-Cha
The event will be paired beautifully with Latin-inspired fare and cocktails! There's a $20 cover charge (cash only!)
and you must
to attend. There's also $5 valet parking
for your convenience. Also, Jazz 88.3's host of Latin Grooves
, Chris Springer
will be your ever so lively host! What better way to bid the season a proper goodbye?! We’ll see you September 4th!
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support “The International Academy of Jazz: San Diego.
” Directed by brilliant trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos
, The International Academy of Jazz: San Diego” is a 501c 3 non-profit and San Diego’s ONLY full-academic year program for our young, aspiring musicians (ages 10-18). The IAJSD is currently accepting new students for the 2015-2016 program year. Opening day is Saturday, September 5th at 10am PT at the Music Department at Grossmont College (Opening day is FREE
to the public)! For more information or to register your child for the program, simply click here
translates music into words as well as anyone in the business ever has. A recent health crisis fortunately broke in our favor. The local Jazz community is coming together to help with expenses and show support for one amongst us. The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 13th
at Panama 66
in Balboa Park. A generous donation in lieu of admission fee seems to be the plan. Gilbert Castellanos has summoned Our Finest so tighten your wig and get with it. Start: 4pm
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
. So dust off your instruments and plan to attend! Blues Jam Special Guest
9/2): Len Rainey
, (9/9): Michelle Lundeen
, (9/16): Jocko Marcillino
, (9/23): Ty McKnight
9/30): Janice Edwards.
Mark your calendars for Fridays
and plan to join Holly Hoffman
at the Handlery Hotel
in the 950 Lounge
for the happiest of hours! Flutist, 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 the weekend?!
|Donate your used vehicle
to Jazz 88.3
because it's the best result from a kind act. Also, you get a TAX DEDUCTION for 2014! Seriously, you can donate a vehicle almost anywhere but if you donate your car to Jazz 88.3 we will be truly and unquestionably grateful and appreciative. Isn't that reason enough? 1-888-JAZZ-CAR (1-888-529-9227)
. It's easy, quick, and you support Jazz 88.3
Are you proud of your favorite Jazz and Blues Station? Of course you are! We're proud of you for having such good taste in music. So, we want to show you off a little (or a lot). Please send us
a picture(s) of your Jazz 88.3 swag in action and we'll display it for all the world to see. The more the merrier and the further from San Diego the better. The e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gilbert stopped by the KSDS-FM Jazz 88.3 studios on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 for a live, on-air chat with Afternoon Jazz host Ron Dhanifu
about all of those next steps plus the mentorship that Dizzy Gillespie gave him that inspires him to do the same to the next generation, and more. READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for Jazz 88 Speakeasy Audio of the interview along with a full transcript...
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