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Heads-up Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour goers
! Our monthly happy hour at the historic and newly renovated Lafayette Hotel
takes place on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH from 5-7:30PM
! So be sure to mark your calendars, grab your dancing shoes and plan to groove to great live music THURSDAY
, May 7th
with the Ian Tordella Organ Trio
! Also, please note
: There's a $10 cover charge
(cash only!) and you MUST be 21+
to attend! Oh, and if you're worried about parking, don't fret--there's an overflow parking lot (FREE!
) on the corner of Howard and Texas Streets. We'll see you Thursday, May 7th
in the Mississippi Ballroom
Jazz88.3 Program Director Claudia Russell
is curating "This is Jazz!"
with the Cultural Arts Office in Carlsbad. The final event on Saturday May 9th combines discussion with live jazz music spotlighting the different styles, directions and textures of America's true art form. Join Latin Grooves DJ Chris Springer
and saxophonist Justo Almario for the next session, "Celebrating the Latin Connection in Jazz." The event starts at 4pm
in the Ruby G. Schulman auditorium
, and it's free! Here is the information
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! April Blues Jam Special Guests
: (4/29) - Catherine Denise
. And, heads-up(!), Blues lovers! EVERY SUNDAY,
Jazz 88.3 will host a Blues Brunch
at Proud Mary's from 1130-3pm
. It's your chance to come out, jam out, and spoil your palate while you're at it! *Lastly, please note
: Our Sunday Night Jazz Jam
is taking a little break for a tune-up! Not to worry, tho! It’ll be back soon enough and we will be ready to JAM when it is! Oh, and ALL JAMS
to attend and family-friendly, too! ... Just thought we should throw that in there!
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to Jazz 88.3
because it's the best result from a kind act. Also, you get a TAX DEDUCTION for 2014! 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
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|While there are lots of not-so-familiar names in the 18 new releases to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of April 20, 2015, there are also some household names, including Ben Sidran (new "Blue Camus"), Harvie S ("Plucky Strum"), and Randy Brecker (along for the ride on Levon Mikaelian's debut "United Shades of Artistry").
Jazz 88.3 continues to bring you the latest releases ever week! You can check out the debut of all the new releases each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT and then your favorite Jazz 88.3 Hosts will be adding them to their playlists for YOU to enjoy and learn!
- ALYSSA ALLGOOD – “LADY BIRD”
- MAT BELSANTE – “WHEN YOU’RE SMILING”
- LAINIE COOKE – “THE MUSIC IS THE MAGIC”
- MARIO CRUZ – “A VIEW FROM THE MIND’S EYE”
- HUGO FERNANDEZ – “COSMOGRAM”
- JANICE FRIEDMAN TRIO – “LIVE AT KITANO”
- TOMAS FUJIWARA & THE HOOK UP - "AFTER ALL IS SAID"
- BOBBY KAPP – “CILLA SIN EMBARGO”
- JENNA MAMMINA & ROLF STURM – “SPARK”
- ANTIONETTE MONTAGUE – “WORLD PEACE IN THE KEY OF JAZZ”
- MIKE OSBORNE - "DAWN"
- PLUNGE – “IN FOR THE OUT”
- BEN SIDRAN – “BLUE CAMUS”
- HARVIE S / SHERYL BAILEY – “PLUCKY STRUM”
- “UNITED SHADES OF ARTISTRY”
- CATHI WALKUP – “THE SECRET OF THE SONG: LYRICS OF CATHI WALKUP”
- CHRIS WASHBURNE & THE SYOTOS BAND – “LOW RIDIN’”
- DANIEL WELTINGER – “KOBLENZ”
|Proud Mary’s Southern Bar and Grill at the Ramada Inn on Kearny Mesa and San Diego’s Jazz and Blues 88.3 are bringing San Diego’s Finest authentic southern breakfast eats and Live Blues Music together for Sunday’s Best Blues Brunch, with the inaugural hit on Sunday, April 21, 2015 from 11am to 3pm.
Proud Mary’s owner and chef Michael Jacobs will be creating all new menu items for the Brunch including such items as Grandma's Picnic Basket with Fried Chicken, Hangover Helper with Chicken Fried Steak, unique “Benedicts” with Grandma’s recipe scratch Potato Pancakes, Graceland Fosters Waffles, and the Proud Mary’s Bloody Brunch. The Blues music will be LIVE with Blues music by harmonica, guitar, bass, drum, singer (whew!) Jon Atkinson with his Allstar Jammers kicking it off, continuing the new sensation that is the Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam each Wednesday evening at Proud Mary’s, with Jazz 88.3 On-Air Host J Otis Williams presiding over the Sunday Brunch festivities too!
READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for more brunch menu items and information on this great partnership between San Diego’s #1 place for Southern cuisine with Live Blues Music and San Diego’s #1 Jazz and Blues 24/7 Music Station!
|The Jazz stars shine the week of August 13, 2015 with new releases by 2015 NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd ("Wild Man Dance") and Cassandra Wilson ("Coming Forth By Day") among the 12 great new albums being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library for your listening pleasure. You can check out the debut of all the new releases each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT and then your favorite Jazz 88.3 Hosts will be adding them to their playlists for YOU to enjoy and learn!
- GLEN ACKERMAN – “GLENIOUS ALIEN LANDSCAPE”
- HARRY ALLEN AND FRIENDS – “FOR GEORGE, COLE AND DUKE”
- DAHI DEVINE – “THE ELEMENT”
- GENE ESS – “ETERNAL MONOMYTH”
- THE LALAMA BROTHERS – “THE CREPUSCULE VARIATIONS (ON SONGS OUR PARENTS GAVE US)”
- CHARLES LLOYD – “WILD MAN DANCE”
- BARNEY McCLURE – “SHOW ME!”
- GLORIA REUBEN – “PERCHANCE TO DREAM”
- GREG RUBY & THE RHYTHM RUNNERS – “WASHINGTON HALL STOMP”
- ADAM SHULMAN SEXTET – “HERE/THERE”
- CASSANDRA WILSON – “COMING FORTH BY DAY”>
- BEN WILLIAMS – “COMING OF AGE”
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