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Jacobs Presents: Michelle Coltrane
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 13, 2015
Michelle Coltrane, the daughter of jazz legend John Coltrane, makes a special visit to the Jacobs Center TONIGHT at 6:30 pm. She will be joined by acclaimed jazz guitarist Shea Welsh and opening act, San Diego’s own dynamic trio Besos de Coco. Michelle and her band will perform their unique retro and modern sound as well as some of her father’s classics. Enjoy signature cocktails and tapas as the sultry sounds of jazz fill the air in a unique setting only minutes from Downtown San Diego. To purchase tickets, click here

UPDATE: Interview with Michelle and Shea...
2015 San Diego Blues Festival
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 13, 2015
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Blues Festival -- a benefit for the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank, happening THIS(!) Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th from 12-8PM, at Embarcadero Marina Park North. Come out and enjoy 2-days worth of great live music by some of your Blues favorites like: Booker T. Jones, Marcia Ball, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials and many more; all while supporting a great cause! To purchase tickets, simply click here! We'll see you there! MORE on Blues Radio in San Diego...
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Jazz Live: Doug Webb Quartet
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 12, 2015
UPDATE: FULL CONCERT / INTERVIEW AUDIO / VIDEO..READ ONJazz Live TONIGHT at 8PM! We're bringing the great saxophonist Doug Webb to the Saville Theater stage right here at San Diego City College. The terrific band includes Mitchel Forman- piano, Kevin Axt- bass and Dan Schnelle- drums. If you're a valid Jazz 88 member you can still reserve your 2 free tickets! Don't forget about that pesky parking pass, too. See you there! MORE Doug Webb at Jazz Live...

Doug Webb Quartet Jazz Live San Diego Tuesday, September 8, 2015
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International Academy of Jazz!
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 10, 2015
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 THIS(!) Saturday, September 5th at 10AM 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! HEAR IAJSD Executive Director Guy Gonzales...
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John Hiatt & Taj Mahal!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 31, 2015
John Hiatt and The Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio will grace the Balboa Theatre with their incredible and legendary talent, TONIGHT at 7:30PM! Known for captivating crowds with his exceptional guitar performances and enthusiasm, John Hiatt continues to write brilliant character studies, with entertaining storylines, cunning lyrics and wry humor. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and nine time Grammy nominee Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. So if you're in the mood to experience a truly magical evening, this is the show for you! To purchase tickets, simply click here
Jazz 88 Happy Hour!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 25, 2015
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 from 5-7:30PM! So be sure to mark your calendars, grab your dancing shoes and plan to come out and groove to great live music TONIGHT 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 TONIGHT(!) in the Mississippi Ballroom!
Jazz 88 Happy Hour- Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 25, 2015
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 from 5-7:30PM! So be sure to mark your calendars and plan to come out and enjoy great live music TONIGHT(!) with The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio! 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 in the Mississippi Ballroom! MORE NEU...
Handlery Hotel Friday Jazz Happy Hour
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 25, 2015
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?! 
1/19- Saxophonist Ian Buss with NY percussionist, Diego Maldonado and Rob Thorsen, 1/26- Pianist Ed Kornhauser with Mackenzie Leighton and Kevin Higuchi, 2/02- Mike Wofford Trio w/ special guest- Trumpeter, Curtis Taylor (Dean Hulett on bass and Richard Sellers on drums), 2/09- 
Mike Wofford Trio w/ special guest- Flutist, Holly Hofmann (Rob Thorsen on bass and Duncan Moore on drums), 2/16- Mike Wofford Trio w/ special guest- Reedman, John Rekevics (Dave Marr on bass and Tim McMahon on drums), 2/23- Mike Wofford Trio featuring Portland bassist, Tom Wakeling and Jim Plank on drums.

 
Robert Bush Benefit
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 23, 2015
Robert Bush 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. MORE on Robert's impact at Jazz 88.3...
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Esperanza Spalding!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 12, 2015
Esperanza Spalding Presents: Emily's D+ Evolution, is coming to Embarcadero Marina Park South, TONIGHT at 7:30PM! In 2011 she won the Grammy® for Best New Artist. Her vocal talents along with her versatility in classical and jazz genres have made her one of today's most exciting and unique performers. Don’t miss the enchanting Esperanza Spalding performing in the cool Embarcadero night! It's one summer concert you simply won't want to miss! Click here to purchase tickets!
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