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2013-04-01 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: April 8, 2013
New music from, among others, Gerald Clayton, The Greyboy Allstars, Lisa Hilton, Ex-San Diegan Kristan Korb, and Edward Simon added the week of Monday, April1, 2013. The full list after the split...no foolin'
Geoffrey Keezer Gets To The Heart of the Piano on The New Jazz Thing Monday April 8 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: April 8, 2013
UPDATE: Geoffrey Keezer Interview Online In Jazz88 Speakeasy! 

Geoffrey Keezer will be stopping by during Hour 2 (7PM PT) of The New Jazz Thing on Monday, April 8, 2013, 6 to 8 PM PT to chat about his upcoming solo recording release "Heart of the Piano"...and we will be debuting some of the new music for the FIRST TIME EVER ON RADIO! We will also be talking about the DVD-recording performance of the music happening at Jazz Live San Diego on April 9, 2013. Really excited!
  • Keezer‟s 2009 venture, “Áurea,” is a recording of folkloric South American music mixed with jazz and  was nominated for a Grammy award in the “Best Latin Jazz Album” category. 
  • In 2010, Keezer was again nominated for a Grammy for his arrangement of “Don‟t Explain” for singer Denise Donatelli.
  • Geoffrey Keezer started out as a drummer, but moved to piano out of necessity while doing regular gigs with his father who played drums. 
  • Preview of Geoffrey's Jazz Live San Diego Performance by Robert Bush in the San Diego Reader.
  • "Heart of the Piano" will be Keezer's second solo piano recording. His first was 1999's "Zero One"
Federal Jazz Project
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Lev Shamilov Posted on: March 28, 2013
Federal Jazz Project

San Diego trumpet virtuoso Gilbert Castellanos, recognized as a new American master by Downbeat magazine, has hosted weekly jazz sessions in local warehouses and clubs for 15 years. Inspired by those sessions, playwright Richard Montoya conceived a brand new fusion of live jazz, spoken word, dance, song and story that celebrates the landscape of San Diego from 1959 to the present. Immerse yourself in this world premiere featuring extraordinary music and unforgettable stories of the musicians who've made the city such a fascinating place.

Read full article at: Federal Jazz Project
Bonnie Wright Interview on Progressive Wednesdays
Blog Name: Progressive NightsAuthor: Chad Fox , Operations Director/HostPosted on: March 28, 2013

From the days of her Spruce Street Forum to the current Fresh Sound series, concert promoter, record label Exec., and San Diegan Bonnie Wright has a passion for exploring and sharing experimental & avant-garde music with her community. Bonnie plays a vital part with keeping the creative-music flame burning here in San Diego by bringing in cutting-edge artists from around the world. Her Fresh Sound series wraps up this month with a performance from the Rez Abbasi Trio, the #2 Rising Star Guitarist winner in a recent Down Beat magazine poll.

I sat down for a Progressive Nights interview with Bonnie where we talked about her passion for music, the local music scene, the upcoming Fresh Sound performance this weekend, and the great line-up of some upcoming concerts too. Enjoy.



ARE WE RADIO?
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: March 26, 2013

People often refer to Jazz 88.3 as a “radio station.”  Forty years ago, when we started playing Jazz and Blues, that was a perfect description of the services we provided to the community.  Today, however, we are much more than an entertainment-service-formerly-known-as-a-radio-station.

 Sure, we present endlessly varied, interesting music al statements of time, space and being, seen through the lens of the American experience to San Diego and Southern California via our traditional terrestrial broadcast.  But we also offer the same insight to listeners across the country and around the world via our online stream, and our mobile apps.  And it doesn’t stop there.  (I know I’m preaching to the choir, but there’s a reason for this.)

 We present 14 live concerts in the acoustically perfect Lyman Saville Theatre at San Diego City College.  We host eleven Happy Hours a year where people gather to enjoy one another’s company accompanied by terrific local artists’ performances, as well as roof-top gatherings during the summer at the Westgate, and other incidental events around the county. 

Besides all this, we support the interest of new people in Jazz and the Blues, and by “new” I mean newly hatched humans.  Kids, of all ages.  That is the purpose of this long intro. We have four on-going, long term music education programs that connect this music to children today.  And connect it does.  You know the toe-tapping, mood changing power of these sounds.  The syncopations, melodies and improvisations that never grow old, and always bring a smile.  We believe that kids need to know that there are musical alternatives to the thumping bass line or the electronically enhanced vocal.  And that those alternatives can be very spiritually satisfying.  (Okay, so the kids don’t realize that it’s emotional satisfaction that they crave, but we can talk about it when they’re not here.)

 All this being said, I present a letter we received in response to our sponsorship of Jazz: An American Art Form, for Title I schools.  JAAAF is a 45-minute enrichment program, based on the spontaneous evolution of this music, presented by four of San Diego’s most outstanding musicians.  Title I schools rarely have the budget for enrichment programs, so, working with our private donors, we have arranged funding for these presentations for more than 18,000 area students in the past 3 years.  Why bother?  What’s the big deal?  The note from a Title I parent below tells you.

Read full article at: ARE WE RADIO?
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday March 25 2013 Rez Abbasi
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 25, 2013
UPDATE: ENTIRE 3/25/13 TNJT ONLINE!
On The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, March 25, 2013, 6 to 8 PM PT...

2013-03-25 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 25, 2013
Lots of funky, original, heavy, large, previously unreleased, creative/progressive, exotic, energized, melodic, driving New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 music library this week and we'll be debuting it all on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, 6-8 PM PT, Monday, March 25, 2013. And there's even what's being dubbed the first Jazz cover of a Justin Bieber tune! Here's a bit from the new Jacky Terrasson disc "Gouache"...the full list is after the split...



This Is The New Jazz Thing 2013.03.18 - Tony Lasley 100k Relay
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 18, 2013
On The New Jazz Thing for Monday, March 18, 2013...
  • $100K Jazz Relay Spring Member Drive - Make A Donation TODAY! Take The Baton In A NEW Direction during The New Jazz Thing TONIGHT 6-8 PM PT..and TODAY you get entered into the drawing for an iPAD MINI!
  • Tony Lasley - San Diegan's with a NEW disc "Bossa Nova e Voce" is out and he's ON to chat about that and maybe even play a little guitar too!
  • 2013.3.18 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library - ou can't say that Jazz Vocalists are not trying their hardest to get their New out there...out of 11 New Adds To the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, 5 are vocalists! We've got vocal tributes to Miles and Laura Nyro among the bunch, along with new from Eric Alexander, Cory Weeds, David Weiss and more!
  • Top 10 Countdown from the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart for Monday, March 18, 2013 - There’s a new No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart: Terri Lyne Carrington Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue (Concord). The most added CD (+22), biggest gainer (+134 spins) and highest debut (No. 18) is Aaron Diehl The Bespoke Man’s Narrative (Mack Avenue). Still the most reported CD (51 stations) and at No. 2 is Jackie Ryan Listen Here (OpenArt).

2013-03-18 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 18, 2013
You can't say that Jazz Vocalists are not trying their hardest to get their New out there...out of 11 New Adds To the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, 5 are vocalists! We've got vocal tributes to Miles and Laura Nyro among the bunch, along with new from Eric Alexander, Cory Weeds, David Weiss and more! All of this New and what it introduces to YOU EVERY WEEK are another reason for becoming a listener-contributor to Jazz 88 during the Spring Membership Drive! And when we play this during The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw from 6-8PM PT on Monday, March 18, 2013 is a great time to do it! The full list of New is available after the split

This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday March 11 2013 Michael Gallant Peter Sprague Rob Thorsen Steph Johnson
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 10, 2013
On The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw for Monday, March 11, 2013 6-8 PM PT...
2013-03-11 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 10, 2013
Some of the biggest and recently most successful artists in Jazz have new discs out this week (Monty Alexander, Hiromi, Charles Lloyd, Lenny White), along with San Diego's own (and recent TNJT Guest) Joe Garrison and Night People, so we've got lots of great new music to hear on Jazz 88 starting this week...and debuting on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw on Monday, March 11, 2013 6 to 8 PM PT. The full list of the New is after the split, but I couldn't help but give you a taste with this beautiful cut from the new Charles Lloyd disc "Hagar's Song" featuring pianist Jason Moran...

 
San Diego New Jazz Things with Peter Sprague, Rob Thorsen, and Steph Johnson Monday March 11 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 10, 2013
It's a San Diego New Jazz Things special featuring music, performance and chats with Peter Sprague, Rob Thorsen, and Steph Johnson in Hour 2 of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, March 11, 2013 starting at 7 PM PT! Peter (String Consort's "Dr. Einstein's Spin" and Road Work Ahead's "Intersection"), Rob (Trio's "Live!"), and Steph ("Nature Girl") all have new discs out so we wanted to celebrate some of San Diego's finest together. And it looks like we'll have a little in-studio Jam going on too!


Michael Gallant Interview In-Studio On The New Jazz Thing Monday March 11 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 10, 2013
Michael Gallant and his Trio have a new disc out "Completely" and he's in Southern California doing some business, so he will be dropping by Jazz 88 studio and hanging with us LIVE in Hour 1 of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, March 11, 2013, starting around 6:40 PM PT! Listen in at 88.3 FM San Diego or click the LISTEN LIVE button to listen online or, better yet, download the iPhone/iPad App or the Android App and listen now and later!


  • Brent Black @CriticalJazz on "Completely": "...Michael Gallant is helping forge a new sound for what has become a tired, predictable and all be it boring vibe of the sterile jazz standard that makes one long to hear those two most important words "last call." "...Completely would make my desert island list of discs to take if faced with the burden of limited space. This my friends is the future of jazz. Fresh, invigorating, progressive - there are simply not enough positive adjectives to list here. "
Jason Robinson Interview on Progressive Wednesdays
Blog Name: Progressive NightsAuthor: Chad Fox , Operations Director/HostPosted on: March 4, 2013

I was fortunate enough to sit down for a Progressive Nights interview with one of the most well respected bandleaders in jazz today: saxophonist and former San Diegan Jason Robinson. Jason lent a helping-hand for creative musicians, particularly here in San Diego. He provided the opportunity to have their music heard on the artist-run independent record label he founded in the 90’s called Circumvention Music. He now has a new album out titled Tiresian Symmetry, and since his move from San Diego, he’s been tearing up the east coast jazz scene with a sound steeped in free-jazz, avant-garde, acoustical, electronic, experimental and improvisation. There was way too much to cover in the time we had together, but basically: Jason is a really busy man these days! Not only is he a musician and composer managing multiple groups, but Jason is also an Assistant Professor of Music at Amherst College. Nonetheless, we covered a good bit of ground, so sit back and enjoy.


This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday, March 4, 2013 - Hafez Modirzadeh
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 4, 2013
On The New Jazz Thing, Monday, March 4, 2013....
  • Dr. Hafez Modirzadeh will be stopping by in Hour 1 for a chat about his music, including his latest release "Post-Chromodal Out!", before heading to his rare local appearance with bass guru Mark Dresser and others tonight at Sufi
    • JazzTimes: "With no less than Vijay Iyer at the keyboard, the album delivers great returns on each musical risk Modirzadeh takes."
    • Spin: "Iranian-American saxophonist retunes Vijay Iyer's piano for cross-cultural jazz experiment." 8 out of 10 rating
    • Dusted: "The effect of Post-Chromodal Out! is like having your head buffeted by a barrage of head-scrambling information, all of it resisting conventional listening, and most emphatically not announcing itself as anything close to conventional jazz-plus-exotica. It’s a powerful statement from a composer, instrumentalist, and band that deserve your time and acclaim."
  • 2013-03-04 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: The Jazz 88 Music Library gets a varied set of New Jazz Music in for the week of March 4, 2013, including Latin (Aguanko), vocals (New York Voices with the WDR Big Band, Jan Shapiro, and even "Luke Duke" aka Tom Wopat), guitar (John Stein, Dave Haskell), the latest from Clint's little boy Kyle Eastwood and Scott Hamilton, and more
  • Top 10 Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart March 4, 2013: It’s a third week and gaining at No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for Jackie Ryan Listen Here (OpenArt). It’s also the most-reported CD of the week (62 stations.) Most added (+19) is Melton Mustafa The Traveling Man (Zaki Publishing) and the biggest gainer (+80) is Wolff & Clark Expedition (Random Act). The highest debut (No. 26) is Champian Fulton Champian Sings and Swings (Sharp Nine).
  • Coming Up On The New Jazz Thing...
    • San Diego New Jazz Things: Next Monday, March 11, 2013, we will celebrating New Jazz releases from some of San Diego's finest with LIVE IN-STUDIO appearances by, among others, Peter Sprague, Rob Thorsen, and Steph Johnson. The show will include LIVE performances, cuts from their new releases, and their thoughts on THE NEW!
2013-03-04 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: March 4, 2013
The Jazz 88 Music Library gets a varied set of New Jazz Music in for the week of March 4, 2013, including Latin (Aguanko), vocals (New York Voices with the WDR Big Band, Jan Shapiro, and even "Luke Duke" aka Tom Wopat), guitar (John Stein, Dave Haskell), the latest from Clint's little boy Kyle Eastwood and Scott Hamilton, and more...the full list is after the split! Check it all out when it debuts on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, March 4, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM PT. 

Here's a great story about pianist and composer artist Mike Prigodich who is releasing his first CD after his experience as a cancer patient...way to go Mike!
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday February 25 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 25, 2013
On The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw for Monday, February 25, 2013, 6 to 8 PM PT...
  • Member Monday! Today we put the focus on what keeps Jazz 88 operating...our Members and THOSE WHO SHOULD BECOME MEMBERS! Do it during TNJT (6-8PM PT) on the secure membership page or call 619-388-3743, and I'll be sure to mention your name on the air! I am going to see if some of those artists on the NEW list today want to show their support too!
  • 2013-02-25 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: The bounty of New continues to flow in the Jazz 88 Music Library and this week, in addition to a mix of ensemble sizes from trio to big band and large ensemble and highlights of regional tributes from Indianapolis to Harlem and Afro-Caribbean, we've got probably one of the most ambitiously technical improvisational projects around with Pat Methany's 2 Disc recordings from his Orchestrion Project.
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  • Top 10 on the Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart: February 25, 2013: It’s a second week at No. 1 and +53 spins on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for Jackie Ryan Listen Here (OpenArt). The highest debut (No. 21) and biggest gainer (+99) is Harvie S with Kenny Barron Witchcraft (HighNote). Most added is Jeremy Pelt Water and Earth (HighNote). Played on the most stations this week are Terri Lyne Carrington Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue (Concord) and Joe Lovano Cross Culture (Blue Note).
More NEW following the split....
2013-02-25 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 25, 2013
The bounty of New continues to flow in the Jazz 88 Music Library and this week, in addition to a mix of ensemble sizes from trio to big band and large ensemble and highlights of regional tributes from Indianapolis to Harlem and Afro-Caribbean, we've got probably one of the most ambitiously technical improvisational projects around with Pat Methany's 2 Disc recordings from his Orchestrion Project. We will be debuting as many as we can get to on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, February 25, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM PT. The full list of The New is after the split, but here's an excerpt from The Orchestrion Project...

This Is The New Jazz Thing 2013.2.18 - HUGE New and San Diego 2
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 18, 2013
There is soooo much New Jazz Music to play tonight...and lots of GREAT SAN DIEGO NEW JAZZ....
  • 2013-02-18 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: WOW...what a HUGE list of New Jazz Music to add to the Jazz 88 Music Library for the week of February 18, 2013! And it ranges from vocals to Big Band, straight-ahead to Brazilian, and standards to LOTS of original compositions...Jazz it ALIVE AND WELL! 
  • Top 10 Countdown! Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart February 18, 2013: Jackie Ryan NEW at #1 and I LOVE THIS DISC...so it will be played in the 6:40  post-countdown slot!
  • 2013-02-11 Adds To The Jazz88 Music Library: Missed getting this up before I missed TNJT on 2/11, but want to keep the record complete as possible, so here are the adds for last week, Monday, February 11, 2013 with some fantastic San Diego Jazz (Johnson, Road Work Ahead, Sprague, Thorsen)...I will be playing all of these San Diego New Jazz Things TONIGHT!
  • On the Last TNJT...
    • Peter Marin Interview on 2/4/13 is Online! Check out The Jazz 88 Speakeasy!!
2013-02-18 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 17, 2013
WOW...what a HUGE list of New Jazz Music to add to the Jazz 88 Music Library for the week of February 18, 2013! And it ranges from vocals to Big Band, straight-ahead to Brazilian, and standards to LOTS of original compositions...Jazz it ALIVE AND WELL! And we'll be debuting as much as we can on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, February 18, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM PT...then check it out all during the coming weeks on Jazz 88! The full list is after the split, but first here is a taste from the new Joe Clark Big Band disc "Lush"....


2013-02-11 Adds To The Jazz88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 17, 2013
Missed getting this up before I missed TNJT on 2/11, but want to keep the record complete as possible, so here are the adds for last week, Monday, February 11, 2013 with some fantastic San Diego Jazz (Johnson, Road Work Ahead, Sprague, Thorsen) that I will try and at least mention on 2/18 TNJT...

GABRIEL ALEGRIA AFRO-PERUVIAN SEXTET – “CIUDAD DE LOS REYES”
(Hard core Latin grooves, with an edgy feel to it).

TERRY BRIGGS/ART OLSON – “MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE” (Male vocalist, doing
straight-ahead standards).

ROGER CHONG – “LIVE AT THE TRANE” (Guitarist, with an organist, with a live set
of straight-ahead originals and standards).

CHRISTIAN HOWES – “SOUTHERN EXPOSURE” (Violinist, with a tango-infused,
Latin session).

STEPH JOHNSON – “NATRUE GIRL” (Local vocalist/guitarist, doing folky originals
and more jazzy versions of standards).

GRACE KELLY – “LIVE AT SCULLER’S” (Saxophonist/vocalist, with a mostly vocal
live session).

JESSICA MOLASKEY & DAVE FRISHBERG – “LIVE AT ALGONQUIN” (Vocalists,
doing the Dave Frishberg songbook).

JEREMY PELT – “WATER AND EARTH” (Trumpeter, in a very edgy contemporary
session ).

BUFORD POWERS – “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE” (Male vocalist, doing straight-
ahead standards).

ROAD WORK AHEAD – “INTERSECTION” (Legendary quartet, comprised of mostly
locals, doing straight-ahead standards and originals).

HARVIE S – “WITCHCRAFT” (Bassist, with pianist Kenny Barron, performing
straight-ahead standards and originals).

PETER SPRAGUE STRING CONSORT – “DR.EINSTEIN’S SPIN” (Guitarist, leading
a string and percussion ensemble in all originals).

ROB THORSEN TRIO – “LIVE” (Local bassist, with Joshua White and Duncan Moore,
doing Jazz tunes and standards, a bit on the edgy side).
Black History Month
Blog Name: The Jazz Ride HomeAuthor: Claudia Russell , Program Director/Interim Station ManagerPosted on: February 11, 2013

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We’re now into Black History Month in the U.S. Live theaters, concert venues, libraries, lecturer series, even some television networks are celebrating this February with a host of special programming or features. Special. As in, “we don’t usually do this.” That’s where Jazz 88.3 comes in. We celebrate Black History every day. It’s true, we don’t do a lot of feature programming for this national celebration. But, each day we note the musicians who have made jazz and blues what it is today… and what it is becoming for the future.

Read full article at: Black History Month
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday February 4 2013 Peter Marin
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 4, 2013

On The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, February 4, 2013, 6 to 8 PM PT...
  • UPDATE: THE INTERVIEW IS ONLINE IN THE JAZZ 88 SPEAKEASY! Peter Marin In-Studio Interview: San Diego's own vocalist Peter Marin has a new disc "Overnight Success" recently added to the Jazz 88 Library and he's playing gigs around town, including February 9, 2013 at Andiamo with Jazz 88's Barry Farrar, and he'll be LIVE in studio to talk about all of that and more! Click over to hear some of the new disc!
  • 2013-02-04 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: A fantastic mix of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, including the latest from Jazz stalwarts Kevin Eubanks, Benny Green, Chris Potter, and Wayne Shorter and styles ranging from guitar-led duos to blowing big bands, and latin grooves to New Orleans-style Brass Bands! Click over to hear a taste from the new Kevin Eubanks disc "The Messenger"!
  • Top 10 Countdown - Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart February 4, 2013: Clayton Bros "The Gathering" still at #1, Jackie Ryan "Listen Here" jumps into #6 (Jazz88 Add 1/21), and Ian Hendrickson-Smith is getting buzz somewhere with Highest Debut / Most Added / Biggest Gainer titles leading to a #9 spot (not added to Jazz88 yet?). And SD's Danny Green is at #40 this week...CONGRATS!
  • Last Week, 1/28/13, on TNJT...
2013-02-04 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 4, 2013
A fantastic mix of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, including the latest from Jazz stalwarts Kevin Eubanks, Benny Green, Chris Potter, and Wayne Shorter and styles ranging from guitar-led duos to blowing big bands, and latin grooves to New Orleans-style Brass Bands! And we'll debut it all on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, February 4, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM PT! The complete list of New is after the split, but here's a taste of something from Kevin Eubanks "The Messenger"...

Interview with ZZK Records' Label Head El G aka Grant C. Dull
Blog Name: One WorldAuthor: Marcus Rosario Posted on: January 28, 2013

Last week on One World, I aired a special interview with Argentine-based ZZK Records label head El G aka Grant C. Dull. He'd been playing gigs in SF and LA and we were lucky enough to have him come through the Jazz 88.3 studios for a chat. The short 10 minute interviewed covered a little bit of everything regarding ZZK, their sound and what's to come in 2013 for them. It was definitely a cool interview! ZZK was kind enough to post the interview on their Soundcloud. (By the way: They posted the interview using my DJ alias!)


This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday January 28 2013 Member Monday The Wood Brothers
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 28, 2013
It's a special Monday on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw...
  • Member Monday @Jazz88: We need YOU to become a supporting member of Jazz 88 TONIGHT on Member Monday. We are highlighting the benefits of Jazz 88 membership to you and to the Jazz and Blues music you love and Jazz 88 spreads 24/7/365!!
  • 2013-01-28 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: We've got a great mix of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, including the latest from Grammy Award winner Terri Lynne Carrington (her first for last year's "The Mosaic Project"), Jazz Live San Diego guitarist Mimi Fox, and lots more!
  • The Wood Brothers Interview: Brothers Oliver and Chris (of Medeski, Martin, and Wood fame) kick off their U.S. West Coast tour on Thurs. January 31 at The Belly Up. They are touring to support their latest in a series of live releases, "Vol. 2, Nail & Tooth" and will mosey over for a phone interview in Hour 2 of the New (7-8PM PT).
  • Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek Jazz Chart for January 28, 2013: The new No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is The Clayton Brothers The Gathering (ArtistShare) The week’s highest debut (No. 7) is Paul Carr Standard Domain (PCJ Music). Most added (+32) and biggest gainer (+108) is Jackie Ryan Listen Here (OpenArt). The most reported CD (51 stations) is Joe Lovano Cross Culture (Blue Note). San Diego's Danny Green's new "A Thousand Ways Home" hangs tight at #24 this week!!
  • Coming up on TNJT...
2013-01-28 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 28, 2013
We've got a great mix of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, including the latest from Grammy Award winner Terri Lynne Carrington (her first for last year's "The Mosaic Project"), Jazz Live San Diego guitarist Mimi Fox, and lots more! You can hear it all unwrapped and debuted on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, January 28, 2012 from 6 to 8 PM PT! 

Dig Terri Lyne and "Money Jungle: Provacative in Blue"...we are gonna DIG THIS!


The complete list is after the split
The Wood Brothers Interview On The New Jazz Thing Monday January 28 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 28, 2013
The Wood Brothers mosey on over for a phone interview on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, January 28 between 6 and 8 PM PT.  They kick off their U.S. West Coast tour on Thurs. January 31 at The Belly Up. They are touring to support their latest in a series of live releases, "Vol. 2, Nail & Tooth". The Wood Brothers are Oliver Wood (vocals and guitar) who is previously known for his work with Atlanta blues band, King Johnson, and Chris Wood (bass guitar and harmony vocals) who came to national attention as one third of the revered experimental jazz trio, Medeski Martin & Wood.

Here's a little taste and background on the band....really looking forward to chatting with them about how Jazz and Blues come together...Just like they do on Jazz 88!


Peter Marin Interview On The New Jazz Thing Monday February 4 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 28, 2013

San Diego's own vocalist Peter Marin has a new disc "Overnight Success" recently added to the Jazz 88 Library and he's playing gigs around town, including February 9, 2013 at Andiamo with Jazz 88's Barry Farrar, and he'll be LIVE in studio to talk about all of that and more on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday February 4, 2013 between 6 and 8 PM PT! 

Here's how he describes "Overnight Success" (more on the new disc after the split),
"This self-pinned tongue-in-cheek look at at his life in the music business will being a tap to your toe, a smile to your face, and encouragement to those with the blues for paying their dues!!!"

Peter has "Overnight Success" available for streaming on Soundcloud...then go support him and buy a copy!!


This Is The New Jazz Thing 2013.1.21
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 21, 2013
Tonight on The New Jazz Thing! (UPDATE: Listen To The ENTIRE 1/21/13 TNJT SHOW in the Jazz 88 Speakeasy!)
2013-01-21 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 21, 2013
The 2013 stream of New Jazz Music releases is starting to come in now and we've got a great batch being added this week. You can hear these new releases FIRST on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, January 21, 2013 6-8PM PT! The complete list of new is after the split and to get you there, here's a clip from Karen Marguth, whose new release "A Way With Words" features San Diego's Gilbert Castellanos who will be appearing with Karen at Dizzy's San Diego Saturday, January 26, 2013 (and isn't that Eva Scow playing Mandolin on this clip...she just played Jazz Live San Diego with Danny Green a couple weeks back!).
This Is The New Jazz Thing 2013.1.14 NEA Jazz Masters Ceremony LIVE
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 14, 2013
TONIGHT On The New Jazz Thing!
Danny Green Quintet at #JazzLive Tuesday January 8 2013
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 8, 2013

The Danny Green Quintet is playing Jazz Live San Diego TONIGHT, January 8, 2013 8-10 PM PT! I'm your EmCee and will be Live Tweeting the show with the #JazzLive Hashtag. You can too and be right here with us!

Live Photos...

 

Some technical-scaling issues being remedied below the split...

This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday January 7 2013
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 7, 2013
Happy New Jazz Year! The First TNJT of 2013 is upon us...
  • 2013-01-07 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: We've got several San Diego (ex-resident pianist Randy Porter w/Madeline Eastman, current-resident trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos on "Skipper" Franklin's new, bassist Bob Magnusson w/Accidental Tourists) and Jazz 88 Jazz Live (Henry "Skipper" Franklin in 2010, Lorraine Feather in 2006) tie-in's to highlight.
    • Happy New Jazz Year! The First New Jazz Things of 2013! LISTEN! 6-8PM PT @Jazz88 Get the KSDS Jazz 88 App!
  • Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart December 24, 2012: Looking at what was on top to start 2013! TNJT Interviews by Houston Person, 
  • Jazz 88 Tops of 2012
  • Jacques, RIP. Ottawa Jazz Fest Icon.
  • mas....
2013-01-07 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 7, 2013
Happy New Jazz Year! For the first new adds to 2013, we've got several San Diego (ex-resident pianist Randy Porter w/Madeline Eastman, current-resident trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos on "Skipper" Franklin's new, bassist Bob Magnusson w/Accidental Tourists) and Jazz 88 Jazz Live (Henry "Skipper" Franklin in 2010, Lorraine Feather in 2006) tie-in's to highlight and we'll do that while we sample them all on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, January 7, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM PT! The complete list of New comes after the split and to get you started, here's a sample from the gals of Nouveau Stride..

Favorites of 2012 for One World
Blog Name: One WorldAuthor: Marcus Rosario Posted on: December 30, 2012

There's been A TON of amazing music that's come out this past year from all over the world and I've been fortunate enough to share as much I could of it on One World. As 2012 comes to a close, I wanted to round out some of my favorite releases that I played a lot of as a result. This is in no particular order!

Nobody Can Live Forever: The Existential Soul of Tim Maia (Luaka Bop)

Hands down, one of the best compilations to come out from Luaka Bop. The Brazilian soul funk godfather Tim Maia finally gets recognized after being an underrated musical gem in the DJ world. 

Read full article at: Favorites of 2012 for One World
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday December 17 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: December 17, 2012
Tonight on The New Jazz Thing for Monday, December 17, 2012...
Besos De Coco Live In-Studio On The New Jazz Thing Monday December 17 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: December 16, 2012
The unique guitar, bass, and tap percussion trio that is San Diego's own Besos de Coco (Lorraine Castellanos, Evona Wascinski, and Claudia Gomez, respectively) will be chatting and (space and technology willing) performing LIVE in Hour 2 of The New Jazz Thing on Monday, December 17 2012, 6-8 PM PT. They are performing a special Holiday show on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Dizzy's @ San Diego Jet Ski Rentals, so we will be chatting about that, how they got together, and their plans for the future. And we will hopefully be hearing them perform from the cozy confines of Jazz 88's On-Air Booth and Master Control, marshaled for the event! Some links about the band, previous performances, and the Dizzy's gig after the split, but here is the band performing "Tango en Skai"...

Houston Person Coming To The New Jazz Thing Monday December 17 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: December 12, 2012
Houston Person, one of the most successful Jazz musicians working today and current #1 on the Jazzweek Jazz Charts with his latest release "Naturally", will be our guest in Hour 1 of The New Jazz Thing, Monday December 17, 2012, 6-8 PM PT! Houston was our guest at Jazz Live back in April, 2006 when we did a remote from Jazz In The Park at Balboa Park (thanks to Holly Hoffman) and it will be great to catch up with him as he's had a string of great successes since then! There are some reviews and other links after the split, but to get you in the mood, here's Houston playing Dizzy's Coca Cola in NYC in August 2012. Can't wait!

Lafayette With The Stoney B Blues Band Does Jazz Live San Diego
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: December 11, 2012
Doing a little live, albeit late live, blogging of the fantastic Blues Show tonight celebrating "T" and the 29th Anniversary of Every Shade of Blue here on Jazz 88...

9:50 "There isn't a weak cut..."> "Danny Green: "A Thousand Ways Home"" http://ow.ly/g1LlE  CD Release Party Jazz Live San Diego Tues 1/8/13!

9:35 Now it's the interview with Lafayette and drummer Tony Peterson. You can hear it on the Jazz Live San Diego page!

9:30: Hey...it's a special encore tune for both the Seville AND the radio audience...Love It!

9:20: The Live part of the show is about to close, but we've got the interview with Lafayette and Tony Peterson, drummer with the band in about 10 minutes. 

Here's some shots from the show and earlier...


The Vote is IN!
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: December 11, 2012
Jazz is Presidential!  Research about the neuro functionality of the brain as it absorbs, understands and relates to music is exploding.  Technology is now able to identify the exact areas of the brain where these processes take place, and we understand that music ignites at least seven different areas of the brain.  A preeminent scientist in this field is Daniel Levitin, the author of This is Your Brain on Music.   He is a former musician/producer/turned neuroscientist, so he's got a 360-degree point of view about music in general.  And his passion is clear in all his work.  
Read full article at: The Vote is IN!
To the Heart of It - Remembering Dave Brubeck
Blog Name: The Jazz Ride HomeAuthor: Claudia Russell , Program Director/Interim Station ManagerPosted on: December 5, 2012

It seems fitting to me Dave Brubeck died on the way to his cardiologist, on his way to have that great heart of his checked out. It was that great heart that hit its final downbeat today, the day before Dave's 92nd birthday. As the news continues to sink in and I continue think about the incredible person that was Dave Brubeck, I keep going back to that heart. His powerful heart that beat for nearly 92 solid years after his parents welcomed him in Concord, California.

Jazz Live 2013
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 4, 2012
Here's what we have planned for Jazz Live in 2013.

2012-12-03 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: December 3, 2012
It looks like this will be the last batch of New Jazz for 2012, but it comes with a stocking stuffer...New Holiday Jazz! Along with some new straight-ahead, progressive, Brazilian, and vocals, comes lots of New holiday vocal music from the likes of Susie Airioli, Jay Hoggard, and even Dino's daughter Deana Martin with a Big Band...HO HO HO!! Get in the spirit and check out ALL THE NEW on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, December 3, 2012 from 6 to 8 PM PT!

The full list is up after the split, but here's a little nutmeg on your nog from Jason Paul Curtis to get you in the mood...
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday November 26 2012 - George Cole Joe Garrison and Night People
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: November 26, 2012
Tonight on the show....
George Cole and Joe Garrison and Night People LIVE on The New Jazz Thing Monday November 26 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: November 24, 2012
Looking forward to interviews and New Jazz Music with guitarist George Cole and San Diego's own Joe Garrison & Night People featuring Gilbert Castellanos among others, on The New Jazz Thing this Monday, November 26, 2012, 6-8 PM PT. More details after the split...
Joe Marillo Interview on Offramp with T. Michael Crowell
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 19, 2012

Joe Marillo has been a force in the San Diego jazz scene since the mid-1970s when he began bringing top-name jazz musicians to Mission Beach's Catamaran Hotel. He's a fine tenor sax player in his own right and, as a teacher, Joe has helped many an aspiring jazz player learn the rudiments of the music. Now 80, Joe's brings a lot of things to the table, but his most important asset is the size of his heart. It's huge. Joe Marillo recently sat down with Offramp's host T. Michael Crowell to talk about his life in music.




This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday November 19 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Posted on: November 19, 2012
Tonight on the show...
2012-11-19 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Posted on: November 19, 2012
Getting near the end of the year and the New continues...

JACOB ANDERSKOV – “GRANULAR ALCHEMY”
(Pianist leads an international quartet in a session of all progressive originals).

ANTHONY BRANKER & ASCENT – “TOGETHER”
(Composer & Musical Director bringing together a swinging quintet of soulful
performances. All music composed and arranged by Anthony).

BRIAN CLANCY – “INTRODUCING BRIAN CLANCY”
(Young saxophonist with his debut album. A quartet doing compositions of Clancy’s
musical upbringing, including tunes from jazz icons such as Coltrane, Nat King Cole, and
Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller). - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWDP2Knalj8

HAL GALPER TRIO – “AIREGIN REVISITED”
(Pianist leads a trio offering a set of straight-ahead originals and some classic bop tunes.)

JEFF JOHNSON – “SUITCASE”
(Collective improvising quartet led by this bassist doing all originals inspired by Ernest
Hemingway and his way of writing).

BOBBY MATOS – “AFRICAN LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE”
(Afro Latin percussionist, composer/arranger, and Jazz Live performer doing collective
tunes inspired by band members families and influences).

PAUL TYNAN & AARON LINGTON – “BICOASTAL COLLECTIVE: CHAPTER 3”
(Canadian trumpeter and California-based saxophonist with their third recording on
the Bicoastal Collective series. The duo combines a quartet of improvisers for a set of
dynamic originals).

BEN WARFIELD – “A WINDOW THAT SHOWS THE MOON”
(Trumpeter/flugelhorn player and his New York jazz octet doing straight-ahead tunes
arranged and composed by him). - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNgKcFMg6b0

MICHAEL WEBSTER – “MOMENTUS”
(New York-based saxophonist/composer leads a sextet presenting a collection of nine
original compositions. Textural and orchestral options stretched out a bit).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYv0K2Nw02E
Jaime Valle Jazz Quartet at Jazz Live Photos
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 15, 2012
Special thanks to Thomas Westerlin for taking these photos at Jazz Live this past Tuesday night! Plenty more to look at after the jump...!

Ron Dhanifu: A Lifetime of Radio Activity
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 15, 2012
Here's a recent article written by Robert Bush about Jazz 88.3 host Ron Dhanifu's life in radio that was originally published in the San Diego Troubador.  


It’s always been about the radio for me.
—Ron Dhanifu

“I feel like I was born to do this,” says Ron Dhanifu. Dhanifu mans the afternoon slot, from 1-4pm, on KSDS, the local jazz station. When he says he was born to be a disk jockey, he speaks from experience. He’s spent 40 years in radio, 30 of them (in two installments) at KSDS.
Jazz Live Photos of 2012
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 13, 2012
Here's some photos of the past Jazz Live performances for 2012. Lots more after the jump!



Read full article at: Jazz Live Photos of 2012
2012-11-12 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Marcus Rosario Posted on: November 12, 2012
Here are this week's new adds to the Jazz 88.3 library. Lots of good stuff as always!

Check it out after the jump!

Red Bull - Marketing Genius??
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: November 8, 2012

So, am I the only one who didn't pay much attention to the stunt when the guy broke the sound barrier?  I guess 8 million people watched it live, but when I saw the story on the web, I thought, "Ho hum."  It's not that it wasn't a feat, and must have been incredibly frightening and cool at the same time, but I was hardly overwhelmed with excitement.  And, here's the kicker, I didn't even read the writing all over the guy's suit.  There.  I said it.  I didn't even notice it.  Sponosors' logos on sportswear have become ubiquitous.  Like graffiti, they make people's eyes glaze over.  

And yet, marketing people are all abuzz about the marketing genius of Red Bull Stratos further blurring the lines of differentiation between advertising, cause marketing and blatant self-promotion. 

Was this a brilliant was to sell more product?  Probably.  As a non-user of energy drinks in general, my loss is no big deal to them.  Besides, I'm hardly in the demo.  

But from another point of view, I can't think of much that would make me less likely to ever consider the purchase of a Red Bull can.  I find this stunt environmentally offensive.  The author of the post says, "The beauty of Red Bull Stratos is that it's not just a sensational stunt, but a business move that could translate into estimated sales of tens of millions of dollars, according to Ben Sturner, founder and CEO of Leverage Agency, a New York City-based sports, entertainment and media marketing company."  Ick. 

Read full article at: Red Bull - Marketing Genius??
Red Bull - Marketing Genius??
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: November 8, 2012
So, am I the only one who didn't pay much attention to the stunt when the guy broke the sound barrier?  I guess 8 million people watched it live, but when I saw the story on the web, I thought, "Ho hum."  It's not that it wasn't a feat, and must have been incredibly frightening and cool at the same time, but I was hardly overwhelmed with excitement.  And, here's the kicker, I didn't even read the writing all over the guy's suit.  There.  I said it.  I didn't even notice it.  Sponosors' logos on sportswear have become ubiquitous.  Like graffiti, they make people's eyes glaze over.  

And yet, marketing people are all abuzz about the marketing genius of Red Bull Stratos further blurring the lines of differentiation between advertising, cause marketing and blatant self-promotion. 

Was this a brilliant was to sell more product?  Probably.  As a non-user of energy drinks in general, my loss is no big deal to them.  Besides, I'm hardly in the demo.  

But from another point of view, I can't think of much that would make me less likely to ever consider the purchase of a Red Bull can.  I find this stunt environmentally offensive.  The author of the post says, "The beauty of Red Bull Stratos is that it's not just a sensational stunt, but a business move that could translate into estimated sales of tens of millions of dollars, according to Ben Sturner, founder and CEO of Leverage Agency, a New York City-based sports, entertainment and media marketing company."  Ick. 

The author goes on to brag about the excellence of the Red Bull Air Race.  Again, Ick.  Why?  

The Air Race is loud, intrusive and annoying.  And it wastes a ton of fossil fuel!  Sorry, I just can't get behind the "genius" of a company that pollutes the air all in the pursuit of tens of millions of dollars.  Yes, I think free enterprise is a good thing.  And no, I don't think that profit is inherently bad. I just think that being environmentally respectful is everyone's responsibility.  I also resent the subliminally intended advertising.  That's no good for anybody.  

This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday November 5 2012 - George Cables
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: November 5, 2012
Here's some of what's happening on The New Jazz Thing on Monday, November 5, 2012...
  • George Cables! The great Jazz pianist's new release "My Muse" is at #1 on the Jazzweek Jazz Charts for the top disc in all of Jazz Radio and he will be with us in Hour 2 of The New (7-8 PM PT) to talk about this fantastic New work! Update: listen to the interview here!
2012-11-05 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: November 5, 2012
Lots of great new Jazz vocals being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, including former San Diegan Cath Eckert (known now as Cat Conner), plus Big Band, Guitar (with and without Organ), some well known players (Houston Person, Frank Kimbrough), and some international Jazz. You can hear it all debuted Monday, November 5, 2012 from 6 to 8 PM PT on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw!

Here's some live video of Cat Connor to wet your whistle for The New...



Complete listing of all this week's NEW after the split...
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday October 29 2012!
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 29, 2012
Tonight on the show....
  • 2012-10-29 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music LibrarySan Diego's own Jason Robinson has just one of the list of great NEW Jazz Music in the library at Jazz 88 this week...there Beatles Brazilian, vocals, progressive, and lots MORE!
  • Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart Top 10 for October 29, 2012: New #1 George Cables!! And I've got Denise Donatelli (new #9) in my clutches for Hour 2 of The New!
  • Thanks to New and ReNewing Members during our Fall Membership Campaign for supporting the show and The New and Jazz 88!
  • More....!!!
2012-10-29 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 29, 2012
San Diego's own Jason Robinson has just one of the list of great NEW Jazz Music in the library at Jazz 88 this week...there Beatles Brazilian, vocals, progressive, and lots MORE! Hear it for the first time on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, October 29, 2012 6-8PM PT! 

Here's some samples, along with some explanation, from Jason...and the complete list is available after the split...
NEW JAZZ MUSIC with YOUR Jazz 88 Membership TODAY!
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 26, 2012

Support Jazz 88 and BECOME A NEW or RENEWING JAZZ 88 MEMBER during Afternoon Jazz with Ron Dhanifu at 619-388-3000 or online at http://Jazz88.org! I'm on the air with Ron and T, Friday Afternoon from 1 to 4 PM PT @Jazz88, 88.3 FM San Diego, http://Jazz88.org, and on your KSDS Smart Phone App!

GET NEW MUSIC when you make your contribution during Afternoon Jazz. These artists have donated their latest releases to get you to help...GO FOR IT!

  • "Ritmo!" and "Continuum" Clare Fischer (Latin Jazz) Big Band led by Brent Fischer
  • "Turn Signal" Holly Hofmann  / Mike Wofford
  • Other discs in Holly Hofmann catalog
  • "Blossom and Bee" Sara Gazarek
  • "Azul" Anne Sajdera
  • "Our Modern Lifestyle " Young Lizards (Chris Fagan)
  • "Guitar Decathlon", Wayne Riker 
  • "Drawn To You" Kevyn Lettau
  • "At This Time", Norman David and The Eleventet 
  • "The Next Chapter" Nate Jarrell
  • "Duo LaRe"

This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday October 22 2012 - Jazz 88 Membership NOW!
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 22, 2012
Tonight, the show is all about YOU becoming a JAZZ 88 MEMBER!
2012-10-22 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 22, 2012
It's the Fall Membership Campaign at Jazz 88 this week and the breadth of New Jazz Music made available by paying members illustrates the importance of what we are doing here. We'll be hearing these and talking about the importance of financial support and membership on The New Jazz Thing, Monday, October 22, 2012, 6-8PM PT. 

Here's a taste of what's New this week...the complete list after the split....


This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday October 15 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 15, 2012
Tonight on the show...
Danny Green and Craig Long and I in The New Jazz Thing Google Hangout On Air
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 15, 2012
Well, this is another first. Craig Long, Google+  Hangout Multimedia Services Entrepreneur, and New TNJT Listener, splices up a portion of last weeks sort-of inaugural TNJT Google Hangout On Air with Danny Green video with a bit cleaner audio from the TNJT Interview Archives at http://Jazz88.org/thenewjazzthing and the crack Jazz 88 Production Team to make....Danny Green and Craig Long and I in The New Jazz Thing Google Hangout On Air Monday October 8 2012




Basic improvements needed to start. I think we just need to apply some basic radio audio type of discipline to the 'official' Jazz 88 Webcam Live Audio and we'll get rid of feedback and such, at least. Then maybe focus on the interaction parts of how much can one DJ do at once, to keep a music and public information stream flowing. It's got to be more community interaction around the show playlist...this is an interesting experiment for me...fun! Thanks Craig. 

2012-10-15 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 15, 2012
List mix-up and The New Jazz Thing is just seeing the New along with You. It's happened before. And we got through it just fine. 

The Complete New after the split...
Jazz 88.3 Summertime Events
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Marcus Rosario Posted on: October 8, 2012

Here's some photos taken from our events done this past summer!



Read full article at: Jazz 88.3 Summertime Events
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday October 8 2012 - Danny Green
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 8, 2012
Tonight on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw Danny Green LIVE In-Studio with his new "A Thousand Ways Home", the New adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library, Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart Top 10, a preview of Tuesday's Jazz Live San Diego with Storm, Jazz News, and More (details after the split...so click that link)! 

Here's a promo clip, with some nice samples, from Danny's New Disc...


2012-10-08 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 8, 2012
Among the treats in the batch of New being added at Jazz 88 this week includes Big Band music featuring Jeff Hamilton, new solo work from The Bad Plus' drummer Dave King, the Harris / Sanchez / Scott "Ninety Miles" guys go Live, and piano legend Mike Longo pays tribute to Diz (his once collaborator) and Miles! Here it all debuted on Monday Night, October 8, 2012, 6-8 PM PT, on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw! Complete list of the New after the split...in the meantime...

Here's a taste from Ninety Miles, Live at Cubadisco...

Beyond Big Bird
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: October 4, 2012

Last night, Candidate Romney had no trouble at all promising to eliminate all Federal funding for public broadcasting.  He didn't even blink as he looked at the debate moderator, whose paycheck comes from a public entity.    Here's a link Big Bird Himself to the television side's response to Romney's comments.  But this post is not intended to be political.  I'm not trying to direct votes.

Read full article at: Beyond Big Bird
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday October 1 2012 - Hristo Vitchev
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: October 1, 2012
Really excited about chatting with Hristo Vitchev about his New "Heartmony" AND San Diego gig this Thursday, August 4...more details to come...

2012-10-01 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 30, 2012
Lots of different New music this week being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library, including The Bad Plus (Jazz Live alums!) adding some electronics, new discs from pianists Cables and Mabern, progressive outings from McCaslin and Mazurek, and San Diego's own Danny Green's New One (interview soon?!), among others. Tune in to hear the debut of these on Jazz 88 on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, October 1, 2012, 6-8 PM PT! Here's a little taste from The Bad Plus...



The complete list, descriptions, and videos after the split...
Bruce Barth Interview on The New Jazz Thing Monday September 24 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 23, 2012
Bruce Barth has the #1 record in all Jazz Radio for the 4th week in a row (and sure to be in some of those Tops of 2012 lists) with "Three Things of Beauty", so you'd think it's about time for him to chat about it on The New Jazz Thing! He sits in with us between 6 and 8 PM PT on Monday, September 24, 2012!!

UPDATE: Here's the complete interview...



Some interesting tidbits after the split....
2012-09-24 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 23, 2012
Vocals (Brazilian, standards), Latin, Big Band, Solo, and More...and give the Sax Man Some (Maceo's got some new Soul out)! Check out all the new adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, September 24, 2012 6-8 PM PT on Jazz 88.3 KSDS San Diego!

Here's the low down on the new Anat Cohen release "Claroscuro"..


Complete list of The New after the split....
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday September 17 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 17, 2012
Lots of great New Music tonight, and we'll make it up from there!!! IT'S ALL ABOUT THE NEW!!!
2012-09-17 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 17, 2012
Fantastic set of New music you will be hearing on Jazz 88 in the coming days and that we debut LIVE on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, September 17, 2012 6-8 PM PT! The complete list with some hand-picked videos (thanks Chad!) after this taste from Lionel Loueke and the split...


Hristo Vitchev Coming to San Diego and The New Jazz Thing Monday October 1 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 11, 2012
Just scheduled up an interview with guitarist Hristo Vitchev for The New Jazz Thing on Monday, October 1, 2012, 6-8 PM PT. 

A few quick facts about the upcoming show and a video to get you in the mood after the jump...
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday September 10 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 10, 2012
Tonight on the show...
Luciana Souza and Gregory Page TNJT Interviews Available Online!
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 10, 2012
A couple of great new interviews have been posted up on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw page:
  • Luciana Souza: A fantastic chat on August 27, 2012 about her 2 new releases "The Book of Chet" and "Duos III". 
  • Gregory Page: On September 3, 2012, we had the winner of the San Diego Music Award 2012 Best Jazz Album for "Shine, Shine, Shine" LIVE in the studio to talk about his new disc and perform a solo version on the air. 
To listen to the interviews, just go to The New Jazz Thing show page, scroll down to the artist name, and click it to start the interview rolling!

2012-09-10 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 10, 2012
We've got some of the great mainstay's of the Jazz scene with New music in the latest adds to the Jazz 88 Music library, including sax-man Jerry Bergonzi, pianist Fred Hersh, and TNJT 2011 guest Pat Martino, plus some New Standards from the latest Native Soul release, and the saxphonist from Grammy winner "The Mosaic Project" Tia Fuller, among others! We debut all of the New on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, September 10, 2012, 6-8 PM PT!

Here's the Luther Vandross tune "So Amazing" from the new Native Soul disc "One Mind"... 


Complete New list after the jump...
Incorrect Album Covers Provided by Amazon.com
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Website DevelopmentAuthor: Lev Shamilov Posted on: September 5, 2012

Here at Jazz88.3 we have implemented a very nice technology created and provided by Amazon.com - the ability to search and extract the album cover images of every album played on our radio station, so that we could display them on our website. It works great, when it works. Unfortunately, sometimes people make mistakes. Of course, I'm not talking about us! I'm talking about those people who actually submit those images to Amazon.

The submission process to Amazon is typically done by the recording company, who produces the albums, but lately it has become possible for the musicians to produce their own albums by themselves. Now-days every musician can record his or her music in a rented studio and then print a small batch of CD's keeping all the profit to him/herself, without sharing it with those greedy label companies.

Why Supporting the Arts is Important
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: September 5, 2012

One of the pillars of our mission, at San Diego's Jazz 88.3, the support of the Arts.  Not just Jazz and Blues.  In fact, not even "just" music.  We see our role as an important vehicle for information about all the arts; as enjoyed through theatre, museums, performance and exhibition.  There is a perception  that the arts are, well, stuffy.  Or high-browed.  Or unimportant in today's world. 

Well, as it turns out, everyone knew that the arts are fun.  The art critic from the Guardian in the UK is merely verbalizing something that we've all known,  at least subconsciously, all our lives.  We listen to music because it's fun.  It makes us feel good.  Sometimes it makes us want to dance.  Or cry.  Or sing along.  Music is part of our soul. Music makes our bodies fluid, our hearts light.

This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday September 3 2012 - Gregory Page
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 3, 2012
Here's some of what happenign on The New Jazz Thing today, Monday, September 3, 2012...Happy Labor Day!
Gregory Page Shines Shines Shines On The New Jazz Thing Monday September 3 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 3, 2012
Gregory Page's latest release "Shine, Shine, Shine" just received the 2012 San Diego Music Award Best Jazz Album and he's about to hit the road with several shows in San Diego in September and a trip down under to Australia for a tour in October. We'll chat about that and more on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, September 3, 2012 6-8 PM PT!

Here's the video for the title track, "Shine, Shine, Shine". More links after split...

2012-09-03 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: September 2, 2012

Among the gems being added this week include trombonist Steve Davis' latest, drummer Lewis Nash, and the always great Big Band sounds of The University of North Texas One O'clock Lab Band.

Here's a little taste of the New from Neil Cowley Trio to get you in the mood...


Complete list after the jump...

We Love Our Radio in San Diego
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: August 29, 2012

I don't mean to give away professional secrets, but San Diego radio stations get together periodically to ascertain the "State of the Radio Business" in the market.  It's not like we're conspiring, or anything, but we just talk about Best Practices and stuff.  The organization has undertaken a formal study of the perception of the radio business, through the point of view of some large, local advertisers.

[SIDENOTE:  Of course, Jazz 88.3 does not carry advertising, but we do seek and enjoy the financial support of local businesses who appreciate the value of the service we provide. From that standpoint, the thoughts of the "advertising community" are important to us, too.  We are, after all, players.]

Anyway, without sounding like we're patting ourselves on the back, at least according to these advertisers, Radio, as a medium, is doing just fine, thankyouverymuch!  With the advent of mp3 players, streaming music services, and "Internet radio," the profession has struggled with the fear that radio, as we have all grown up, knowing it, is going the way of the newspaper.  Well, if these advertisers are any indication of the public' perception  at large, that's just not the case.  One advertiser said, "The listener relationship with radio is the strongest of any medium."  Another one said, “The connection with the listener differentiates it.” Finally, probably my favorite quote is, “Listeners are passionate about radio.”

Read full article at: We Love Our Radio in San Diego
2012-08-27 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: August 24, 2012
Don't you love it that there are so many NEW and/or unfamilar names added each week to the Jazz 88 Music Library!? This week we've got NEW piano, clarinet, vocal, big band, progressive...alive and well, Jazz is! And we will be debuting these as we do each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, August 27, 2012!

Here's a taste of the Rob Scheps Big Band doing one of the Ezra Weiss tunes LIVE...


The complete list of this week's new after the jump...

Luciana Souza The Book of Chet and Duos III TNJT Interview Monday August 27 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: August 24, 2012
Luciana Souza has two new discs coming out, "The Book of Chet" (added to Jazz 88 last week) and "Duos III" (follow-up to the first two Grammy-nominated discs in the series, being added to Jazz 88 soon), so we will be playing music from both and chatting LIVE with her on The New Jazz Thing, Monday August 27, 2012 6-8 PM PT (she will be on in Hour 2 of The New). Really excited to be chatting with her again!

Reviews, videos, and other interview prep after the jump...
What's in a Brand?
Blog Name: Riffs on RadioAuthor: Ann Bauer , Underwriting Account ManagerPosted on: August 22, 2012

Everywhere you hear, people are talking about "branding."  Advertising agencies have become "branding specialists."  Low-end celebs work very hard to create their own "brand," which is just another word for reputation.  Even nonprofits, like public radio stations, are paying attention to the presentation of their "brand."  Brands

John Burke, in his Nonprofit Branding blog, says, "Implementing a mission that benefits society is probably not enough. Your nonprofit must commit all employees, all volunteers, all directors and all actions to the branding process. Your brand is shaped incrementally and always – shaped by every interaction, shaped by the way your phone is answered, the way your office is maintained, and by the grammar in your emails."  

 So what about a logo?  Why all the fuss about logos? Why is a recognizable logo important to a retail product?  A well known logo is intended to re-create the feeling of the brand in the mind of the consumer.  When you see that pink and orange logo, you're supposed to smell coffee and taste sugary-sweet fried dough.  Wearing the Nike swoosh means you are a real athlete.  The design of the logo is neither here nor there, as long as the effect on the audience's brain is there.

Read full article at: What's in a Brand?
This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday August 20 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: August 20, 2012
Here's what we've got for The New Jazz Thing on Monday, August 20, 2012 6-8 PM PT...
  • 2012-08-20 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: Dig the great NEW discs this week from Basile (bari-sax!), Duke music (tribute, that is), drum-man extraordinaire Sinnett, sweet sounding (and too-little recording) Luciana Souza tributing Chet Baker, and last week's TNJT guest (scroll down to hear the interview online) Brian Bromberg gets further fuzzy...plus more! 
  • Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart August 20, 2012: Curtis Fuller at the top 3 weeks running! 
  • Brian Bromberg has that third New disc out, Bromberg Plays Hendrix, and he talked about it LAST WEEK on THE NEW JAZZ THING! (scroll down and click Brian's name to hear the interview). 

2012-08-20 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: August 20, 2012

Dig the great NEW discs this week from Basile (bari-sax!), Duke music (tribute, that is), drum-man extraordinaire Sinnett, sweet sounding (and too-little recording) Luciana Souza tributing Chet Baker, and last week's TNJT guest (scroll down to hear the interview online) Brian Bromberg gets further fuzzy...plus more! Here is all debuted on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday August 20, 2012 6-8 PM PT!

Luciana not only has The Book of Chet, but Duos III also coming out next week...dig...


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