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KSDS Celebrates Recorded Jazz Centennial With Your Help!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 7, 2017
San Diego's Jazz 88.3 celebrated 100 years of recorded jazz (2/26). Back, in 1917, The Original Dixieland Jass Band cut two sides for the Victor Recording Label. Since then we have been blessed with hundreds of quintessential jazz recordings. We aired our Top 100 Jazz Recordings (voted on by the KSDS listeners) to celebrate this historic date. Thank you for all the votes and support during this historic date. You can always become a member- just call 619-388-3301 or pledge here. HERE'S THE FULL LIST...
The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - January 29 2017
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 29, 2017
Welcome to the Sunday, January 29, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. on the January 29, 2017 installment of the Round Up: This past week heard Jazz Explorations with Ken Poston starting a multi-week series on that hot bed of West Coast Jazz, Contemporary Records, plus the Jazz 88 Studios on Curran Plaza at San Diego City College played host to several guests from the local Jazz community, so we’ll look back at that and other news from our social media channels. We also look forward to what’s happening next week on the Live Music scene from the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar at Jazz88.org including Jazz superstar Donald Harrison’s upcoming La Jolla Athenaeum Jazz Series appearance, plus what you will be hearing on your radio this week, including a preview of next week’s Inside Art interview with Branford Marsalis talking about vocalist and collaborator Kurt Elling , and what’s up ahead for Jazz in San Diego, the world, and on your radio! So, let’s get to the Round Up!

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The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - January 22 2017
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 22, 2017
Welcome to the Sunday, January 22, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. On the January 15, 2017 installment of the Round Up, we look back at this week’s Jazz Live San Diego featuring the Mark Dresser Quintet, the 2017 kick-off of the Jazz at the Jacobs series by the San Diego Symphony spotlighting West Coast Jazz, along with what was trending on Jazz 88 Social Media. We take a look at what’s happening on the Live Music scene in San Diego from the Jazz88.org San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar, what you will be hearing on your radio this week, and what’s up ahead for Jazz. So, lets get to the Round Up!Last Week's Show...will become this week's when the audio is loaded to the Speakeasy...

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Tadd Dameron Author Paul Combs Previews Jazz Live Celebration
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 22, 2017
Saxophonist, Bandleader, and Author of "Dameronia: The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron", Paul Combs, dropped into the Jazz 88.3 studios to preview his February 21, 2017 quintet performance at Jazz Live San Diego celebrating the life of Jazz great Tadd Dameron [TICKETS / INFO] . Paul gives us a quick bio of Tadd Dameron,  teases the special, little-heard music the quintet will be featuring on Jazz Live, and provides some background, along with a musical selection, of Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane. 

Paul Combs Jazz Live San Diego Preview Video





A Celebration of Tadd Dameron with the Paul Combs Quintet - Jazz Live San Diego - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 8-10pm PT

The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - January 15 2017
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 15, 2017
Welcome to the Sunday, January 15, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. On the January 15, 2017 installment of the Round Up, we look back at this week’s Jazz Live San Diego featuring the Mark Dresser Quintet, the 2017 kick-off of the Jazz at the Jacobs series by the San Diego Symphony spotlighting West Coast Jazz, along with what was trending on Jazz 88 Social Media. We take a look at what’s happening on the Live Music scene in San Diego from the Jazz88.org San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar, what you will be hearing on your radio this week, and what’s up ahead for Jazz. So, lets get to the Round Up!

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Jazz Live- A Celebration of Tadd Dameron
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 10, 2017
February is Black History Month and Jazz Live will be celebrating one of the architects of modern jazz composition and orchestration, Tadd Dameron. The concert will be TONIGHT at 8pm and it will feature saxophonist and the world's foremost expert on Tadd Dameron, Paul Combs. His quintet along with special guest, pianist Bill Cunliffe will be playing Tadd's compositions all night long for this very special evening of music. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve up to 2 free tickets in the Speakeasy. For the general public you can purchase tickets for $10 by calling 619-388-3301. The parking pass needs to be printed and displayed. MORE ON SHOW...
The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - January 8 2017
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 8, 2017
Welcome to the Sunday, January 8, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. On our first Round Up of  2017, we look back at how we rang out 2016 with New Years Eve Across America and our renewed partnership with the La Jolla Athenaeum for their 2017 Jazz Series at The Library and Art Center, along with what was hot on Jazz 88 social media. We take a look at the upcoming week of Live Jazz and Blues in San Diego which includes the highly-anticipated Mark Dresser Quintet at Jazz Live San Diego Tuesday, January 10, what’s planned for broadcast this week on your station, and a look at head at 2017

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Athenaeum Jazz 2017 Season!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 4, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017 season at the Library and Art Center. Up next: Claudia Villela and Vitor Goncalves (March 11th) the Art Center, followed by the Clayton Brothers Quintet (March 20th), the Joe Lovano Classic Quartet (April 7th) and Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes (May 9th)--all at TSRI Hall. The Athenaeum is a 501(c) 3 and is devoted exclusively to music and art! To become a member of the Athenaeum and/or for more information, simply click here! MORE ON THE SERIES' ARTISTS...
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Top Ten Discs of 2016
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 31, 2016
Happy New Year to all our Jazz and Blues lovers! It was a great year of music. Music Director, Joe Kocherhans culled his list down to a mere 10. See below for his Top Ten selections. We hope you have a great and jazzy new year. 

HERE'S OUR TOP 10...
Read full article at: Top Ten Discs of 2016
New Year's Eve Across America- A Live Special Event
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 21, 2016
It's been another great year of music and we can't think of a better way to end it than with a live concert to welcome in the new year. Join us on TONIGHT at 8PM (pacific) for a special live program. Tim Pinch and Inside Jazz, in association with KSDS-FM presents "New Year's Eve Across America." It will feature some of the greatest jazz musicians around today including Bob McChesney, Doug Webb, Brandon Fields, Scott Whitfield Calbria Foti, Steve Hufsteter, Carl Saunders and other special guests.
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