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Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

    Today's Birthdays
    Born on this day, October 13:
    • Art Tatum (Piano) was born in Toledo, OH, 1909–1956.
    • Pharoh Sanders (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Little Rock, AK in 1940.
    • Ray Brown (Bass) was born in Pittsburgh, PA, 1926–2002.
    • Terry Gibbs (Vibraphone) was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1924.
    • Johnny Lytle (Vibraphone) was born in Springfield, OH, 1932–1955.
    • Jack Fallon (Bass) was born in London Ontario, Canada, 1915–2006.
    • Alexey Kozlov (Saxophone) was born in 1935.
    • Tommy Whittle (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Sterling, Scotland in 1926.
    • Coleman Hawkins records "Body and Soul" for Coral records in 1958.
    • Count Basie records "I Keep Remembering", "Out the Window", "Don't You Miss Your Baby" and "Let Me Dream" for Decca in 1937.
    • The Chocolate Dandies (McKinney's Cotton Pickers) recorded "Birmingham Breakdown" for Okeh records in 1928 in New York.
    • And on a sad note, pianist Joe Sullivan died in San Francisco in 1971.

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    Jazz Live: Charlie Chavez

    Jazz Live: Charlie Chavez • Tuesday, October 13th

    Jazz Live on October 13 at 8PM will feature percussionist Charlie Chavez and the Mexican regional trio, Perla Negra! This special night is part of City College's World Cultures Program and it is a must see (and hear) event. The band includes: Charlie Chavez- percussion/leader, Eugenio Arango- congas and bata, Andy Geib- trombone/flute, Eric Toralba- bass, Gabriel Sundy- tenor/flute, Special guest - Irving Flores- piano. If you're a valid Jazz 88 member you can still reserve your 2 free tickets! Don't forget about that pesky parking pass, too. See you there! MORE...
    Jenn Renee Cruz CD Release Party!

    Jenn Renee Cruz CD Release Party! • Friday, October 16th

    Jazz 88.3 is proud to support vocalist Jenn Renee Cruz and the release of her new CD: “You Get What You Get”. Jazz 88.3 will help Jenn celebrate, THIS(!) Friday, October 16th at 8PM at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101) in the heart of Little Italy. So if you're a fan of jazz and blues fusion and a compelling voice that possesses both tenderness and power, then be sure to mark your calendars and plan to come out and support this local, talented rising star! *Please Note: This event is 21+. To purchase tickets to Jenn’s CD Release Party, simply click here! MORE: Jenn Visits Jazz 88.3...
    Handlery Hotel Friday Jazz Happy Hour

    Handlery Hotel Friday Jazz Happy Hour

    Mark your calendars for every Friday Jazz Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel in the 950 Lounge! San Diego's world-renowned Jazz Flutist and Presenter Holly Hofmann brings in world class musicians every Friday from 5:30-7:30PM. There's NO COVER CHARGE and parking is not only FREE, but it's bountiful! You can also enjoy a full bar and happy hour menu prices while you're there! What better way to kick off your weekend?! This month's schedule includes- (10/2): Trio de Janiero with Lori Bell, Ron Satterfield and Tommy Aros, (10/9): Bobby Cressey Organ Trio featuring Ron Eschete and Tim McMahon, (10/16): Gilbert Castellanos Trio, (10/23): Steph Johnson Trio's tribute to the great ladies of Jazz, (10/30): Steve Cotter Guitar Trio with Rob Thorsen and Fernando Gomez. MORE...
    Blues Jam

    Blues Jam

    The Blues Jam is in full-swing and happens every Wednesday night at Proud Mary's (located at the Ramada Inn: 5500 Kearny Mesa Road, 92111) from 6:30-9:30pm. So dust off your instruments and plan to attend! Blues Jam Special Guest
    (10/14): Alex Gomez, (10/21): Ray Brown, (10/28) Whitney Shay and Robin Henkel 
    Donate Used Vehicles

    Donate Used Vehicles

    Donate your used vehicle to Jazz 88.3 because it's the best result from a kind act. Also, you get a TAX  DEDUCTION for 2015! Seriously, you can donate a vehicle almost anywhere but if you donate your car to Jazz 88.3 we will be truly and unquestionably grateful and appreciative. Isn't that reason enough? 1-888-JAZZ-CAR (1-888-529-9227). It's easy, quick, and you support Jazz 88.3. Thanks!

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    When you want to tune your radio, computer, or mobile device to the best blues music around, any time of the day or night, programmed LIVE by hosts who love the blues, KSDS-FM San Diego's Jazz 88.3 is the place to be. It's a Saturday night blues party starting at 8pm (and even earlier if you want pre-party with Soul and Second Line!) running into Sunday morning til 6am with Every Shade of Blue, Honkin' and Screamin', and I've Got Blues For You. You can get your taste of the blues even earlier on Saturday with Blues Up Front and Overnight Jazz (which has A LOT of blues). And the midnight hour (til 2AM) every Monday through Friday has never been bluesier than with our Blues In The Night. And if you want the blues WHEN YOU WANT THEM, then turn to the Jazz 88 Speakeasy where Full Programs of many of these show are available for you to stream on-demand. And when you include the weekly Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam at Proud Mary's, When you think Blues Music, think San Diego's Blues 88.3! READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to all of our blue shows and playlists, blues hosts pages, Jazz 88 Speakeasy, and more...

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