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THANK YOU for your Support!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 14, 2018
The KSDS Fall Membership Campaign has concluded. The campaign was a huge success because of you. Thank you so much! If you missed it you can donate on-line right now. If you requested a thank-you gift with your contribution, you will receive it as soon as we are able to process your request and order it from our distributors. Unfortunately, we cannot provide a delivery date and some items take a significant amount of time to obtain. We appreciate your patience.

Here are the top ten artists of the drive:
  • 1- Stan Getz
  • 2- Bill Evans
  • 3- Chet Baker
  • 4- Billie Holiday
  • 5- Nina Simone
  • 6- Oscar Peterson
  • 7- Louis Armstrong
  • 8- Nat King Cole
  • 9- Sarah Vaughan
  • 10- Count Basie
Retired Winners include-  Miles Davis- (Fall, 2015), John Coltrane- (Spring, 2016), Frank Sinatra (Fall, 2016), Ella Fitzgerald (Spring, 2017), Thelonious Monk (Fall, 2017), Dave Brubeck (Spring, 2018)
San Diego Symphony Winter Season!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 1, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support the San Diego Symphony's 2019 Winter Season! The season continues with Brubeck's Time Out in Concert, Saturday, February 23rd (8PM). With its bewitching tunes (“Take Five,” "Blue Rondo à la Turk") and exotic multi-meter grooves, Dave Brubeck’sTime Out album has become an indispensable favorite in many music collections around the world. The classic 1959 Columbia recording has been inspiring musicians for decades, and now it will get the Jazz @ The Jacobs treatment as Series Curator Gilbert Castellanos brings together several of today’s most exciting jazz artists for an unforgettable performance of the album in its entirety! To purchase tickets, click here
Celebrating John Coltrane!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 19, 2018
Beginning at 7AM today KSDS will celebrate John Coltrane's birthday. Jazz Explorations will focus on The Miles Davis years. Then at 10AM, David Barron and the Jazz Message will feature recordings from the Blue Note, Prestige and Atlantic sessions. At 3PM, Leo Cates (No Room For Squares) explores the John Coltrane Influence. Chad Fox (at 6PM) delves into the 'Loosely Knit' Coltrane and Miff Mole's Free Time (at 9PM) finishes the day with The Avant-Gard Trane. It’s a full day of John Coltrane and John Coltrane-influenced music that you won’t want to miss, only on KSDS-FM. 
Read full article at: Celebrating John Coltrane!
Art San Diego!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 18, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support Art San Diego, happening October 18th - 21st at the scenic Wyland and Expo Center, a 30,000+ square foot exhibition space is located just 20 miles north of downtown San Diego (Del Mar Fairgrounds). Discover Art San Diego—a contemporary art show in the heart of southern California featuring an international slate of artists and galleries. The show features over 500 leading contemporary artists, museum exhibitions, Art Labs, events, and Art Talks focused on collecting. Now in its tenth year, the four-day event attracts over 15,000 high-net-worth collectors. Join us for an unforgettable four days of cutting-edge art, entertainment, and special events. For more information, or to purchase tickets, just click here
San Diego Trolley Dances
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 18, 2018
Jean Isaacs and San Diego Dance Theater present the 2018 San Diego Trolley Dances, happening October 5th, 6th and 7th. Guided tours begin at Hazard Center and take you to see dances pop-up in unexpected places along MTS trolley lines. Founded in 1972 as a 501(c)3 professional company, the San Diego Dance Theater (SDDT) has for 45 years enriched the cultural life of San Diego through countless dance concerts and training for young dancers. Jean Isaacs was appointed Artistic Director in 1997 and under her direction, SDDT has earned its reputation as a company of fully-professional dancers committed to unconventional and deeply courageous programming which expands access to the stage for dancers of many nationalities, races, ages, and physical abilities. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here
Wynton Marsalis, Featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 18, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support La Jolla Music Society as they present: "SpacesBy Wynton Marsalis, Featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wednesday, October 3rd (8PM) at Balboa Theatre. Spaces – composed with the concept of “animal ballet” in mind by Pulitzer Prize-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis – comes to life with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s true jazz melodies and the groundbreaking dance magic of Memphis “jookin’” star Lil Buck and tap dancer Jared Grimes. For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here!
Volunteer- 2018 KSDS Fall Pledge Drive
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 11, 2018
Jazz 88.3's Fall Membership Campaign begins on Tuesday, October 2nd (runs through October 14th) and we NEED YOU! Sign Up to be a Volunteer to answer our phones. Pick a date and time that works for you. When you volunteer you are guaranteed to have a great time- meet new friends, eat delicious food and talk jazz with like-minded aficionados. We are also looking for supervisors to help with the drive. Please e-mail our membership department to learn more about being a supervisor and for any other questions you might have. We can't wait to see you. Here's a map and parking information to our studios.
Jazz Live- Doug Webb and Ron Stout celebrate Gerry Mulligan's Pianoless Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 11, 2018
Jazz Live will welcome back saxophonist Doug Webb as he and trumpeter Ron Stout will celebrate Gerry Mulligan's piano-less quartet. It all happens at the Saville Theatre stage on Tuesday, October 9 at 8pm. The famous pianoless quartet was conceived out of necessity and created one of the most important jazz groups of all time. The Pacific Jazz record company was formed to record the group and with that West Coast Jazz was born. Only current Jazz 88 members can attend this concert. Any questions about membership can be answered by the membership team or you can call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301. 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!
Community Open House @ The Ramada!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 10, 2018
Jazz 88.3 has teamed up with the Ramada Inn for their "Community Open House", happening this Friday, September 14th (4-7PM) at: 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego, CA. 92111. Admission is FREE and food and drinks will be provided! The event will feature local breweries, a scavenger hunt with prizes up to $500.00 in value, giveaways and moreover, a chance to interact with local businesses! The Ramada Inn will also showcase their renovated hotel suites, conference center and Proud Mary’s Restaurant! Be sure to swing by! 
"Mamma Mia!"
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 5, 2018
You'll want to mark your calendars because he production of "Mamma Mia"at Welk Resorts Theatre in Escondido is officially in full-swing! The show runs now through February 24th! ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a teen's search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise--and this is sure to be one musical you simply won't want to miss! To purchase tickets--simply click here
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