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Our Broadcast Signal is Down
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 10, 2019

Our broadcast is down right now due to a power outage up at our transmitter. We will keep you informed via this listing and our social media platforms. Our stream is working just fine. If you haven't had a chance to download our new App, this would be a great time. Just search for 'KSDS' in your respective Google or Apple stores. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thursday, 115p

Sounds of the Season and Top Ten Discs!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 30, 2018
We hope you enjoyed  KSDS’s "Sounds of the Season." It was brought to you by the San Diego Union-Tribune. HERE IS THE SOUNDS OF THE SEASON PLAYLIST. Speaking of lists, here is Jazz88’s Top Ten CDs of 2018 as picked by our Music Director, Joe Kocherhans (FULL LIST). Have a great New Jazzy Year from all of us here at KSDS/Jazz 88.3! HOST / CRITICS / FAN PICKS FOR 2018, MORE...
Jazz Live- Denise Donatelli
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 19, 2018
Jazz Live will welcome the debut of Grammy-nominated vocalist, Denise Donatelli. Her band consists of Josh Nelson (p), Larry Koonse (g), Alex Boneham (b) and Dan Schnelle (d). Join us TONIGHT for this momentous concert. Only current Jazz 88 members can attend this concert. Any questions about membership can be answered by the membership team. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. They are located in University Heights steps away from their old location on Park Blvd. with more spacious, dog-friendly environment and also in Solana Beach. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!
The 2018 'Gift of Jazz' Holiday Drive
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 27, 2018
Jazz 88.3's End-of-the-Year 'Gift of Jazz' Holiday Drive was a great success. We welcomed new and re-joining members and our holiday season just got more festive because of it. Thank you so much for your support. We wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year. We will be having our Christmas music marathon beginning at noon on Christmas Eve. Please tune-in. Speaking of music, here is our top ten list from the drive:

1.       Nina Simone

2.       Count Basie

3.       Herbie Hancock

4.       Gerry Mulligan

5.       Chet Baker

6.       Sarah Vaughan

7.       Wes Montgomery

8.       Duke Ellington

9.       Charlie Parker

10.   Dizzy Gillespie

Jazz Live- The KSDS Jazz Orchestra performs Stan Kenton's 'A Merry Christmas!'
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 14, 2018
Jazz Live will welcome back the KSDS Jazz Orchestra, led by Gilbert Castellanos, for Jazz 88.3's Annual Holiday Party. Join us on Tuesday, December 18th as the band will perform the original charts of Stan Kenton's Christmas masterpiece, 'A Merry Christmas!' Only current Jazz 88 members can attend this concert. Any questions about membership can be answered by the membership team however the show is SOLD OUT. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop, located in University Heights (Park Blvd.) and now Solana Beach for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!
West Coast Jazz Film Screening
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 3, 2018
Jazz 88.3 presents a screening of rare film clips from the West Coast Jazz era THIS FRIDAY NIGHT (Nov. 9th) at 7pm at the Saville Theatre on the campus of San Diego City College. The film will be presented by KSDS General Manager Ken Poston and feature performers such as Shorty Rogers, The Lighthouse All-Stars, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker as well as the only known footage of the late trumpeter Clifford Brown. Tickets for the events are $10. Students are free to attend (with valid Student ID) and parking is free (beginning at 6p) in Lot 8 (next to Saville Theatre) for the event. To make reservations call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301. 
Read full article at: West Coast Jazz Film Screening
Camarada: Bach, BeBop and Blues
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 29, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support Camarada's 2018--2019 season! The season continues with "Bach, BeBop and Blues"Sunday, November 11 (6:30PM) at the Museum of Photographic Arts, in the heart of Balboa Park. A dramatic fusion of classical meets jazz – fusing the flute prowess of Holly Hofmann & Beth Ross Buckley. This performance will feature classical music of J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, and Frederick Delius and jazz compositions with a classical twist in the style of the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet, arranged by pianist Mike Wofford and vibist Jim Plank. Gunnar Biggs, bass  and  Duncan Moore, drums, rounds out the band. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here
Camarada: Tango X's 3
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 29, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support Camarada's 2018--2019 season! The season continues with "Tango X's 3", Friday, February 22 (6:30PM) at the Museum of Photographic Arts, in the heart of Balboa Park. Uruguayan-born tango champion Raúl Jaurena joins Camarada musicians Beth Ross Buckley (on flute) and Dave Buckley (on violin) for an all-new tango for trio program featuring Tango Alma dancers and will also feature the music of Astor Piazzolla. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here
Blue Note at Sea Jazz Cruise- 2019
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 18, 2018
An oceanview room for 2 on the Blue Note At Sea (“BNAS”) cruising from Ft. Lauderdale January 26 - February 2, 2019 on the Celebrity Infinity. Ports of call include Nassau, Cozumel, Costa Maya and Key West. This will truly be the Jazz Event of the SEASon! You will experience 7 days and nights of world class jazz – Here are just a few of the headliners that will be cruising – artist such as Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Kurt Elling, Terence Blanchard, David Sanborn, Christian Scott, Jason Moran and many more! CLICK HERE FOR THE SPECIAL OFFER!
Jazz Live- Christopher Hollyday and his Telepathy Band
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 18, 2018
Jazz Live will welcome Alto Saxophonist Christopher Hollyday and his Telepathy band to the Saville Theatre TONIGHT at 8pm. His band will be stellar- Gilbert Castellanos on Trumpet, Joshua White on Piano, Rob Thorsen on Bass and Tyler Kreutel on Drums. The show is SOLD OUT but unclaimed tickets will be available at the box office beginning at 730pm. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop, located in University Heights (Park Blvd.) and now Solana Beach for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!
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