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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

MAY 2017

Today - Wednesday the 24th

Jam Session
8:30 PM
Gilbert Castellanos & The Wednesday Jazz Jam — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Jazz
6:00 PM
Gilbert Castellanos Presents: The Young Lions Series — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
7:30 PM
Burnett's Bliss Cafe La Maze • 1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950
Jazz 88.3 Presents...
6:30 PM
Wednesday Night Blues Jam Proud Mary's • 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA 92111
Solo Jazz Guitar
5:30 PM
Dan Papaila — Lodge Torrey Pines • 11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, May 24...

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • In 1940, Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, along with the Pied Pipers and featured soloist Frank Sinatra recorded "I'll Never Smile Again" in New York City for RCA records.
  • John Coltrane records "Black Pearls","Lover Come Back To MeĒ and "Sweet Sapphire Blues" in 1958 for Prestige records.
  • Miles Davis recorded "New Rhumba", "Blues for Pablo" and "Springsville" in 1957 for Columbia records.
  • And on a sad note, jazz guitar virtuoso Joe Pass died on this day in Los Angeles in 1994. He was 65.
  • Dextor Gordon records "Our Man in Paris" for Blue Note records in 1963.

In Memoriam

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Jazz Live

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6/13/2017Lanny Morgan Sextet

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Station News

2017 Spring Membership Drive!

2017 Spring Membership Drive!

Our Spring Membership Campaign has concluded. Thank you SO Much! If you have a "thank you gift" coming to you we ask that you please be patient as we are in the process of tabulating all the items and getting them ready for shipping. The good news is that we received so many new pledges ...the bad news, is it will take longer to fulfill the pledge requests with our available resources (about 4-6 weeks). Thank you for your understanding.
Jazz Live- The Lanny Morgan Sextet

Jazz Live- The Lanny Morgan Sextet

One of the most prolific and prominent bebop altoists on the West Coast Jazz Scene, Lanny Morgan, will be coming to Jazz Live on Tuesday, June 13th. Morgan first came to prominence in New York, as the young lead alto for Maynard Ferguson's Big Band of the sixties, as well as Maynard's sextet of the same era. Speaking of a sextet, Lanny will be bringing his sextet (Bob Summers- trumpet, Doug Webb- tenor, Matt Harris- piano, Chris Conner- bass, Paul Kreibich- drums) to the Saville Theatre for a night music that will entertain and inspire. To reserve your tickets please go The Speakeasy. For the general public you can purchase tickets by calling 619-388-3301. Here's the parking pass.
The Vine Affair

The Vine Affair

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support "The Vine Affair", a sure-to-be incredible event put on by the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, happening Friday, June 2nd from 6-10PM! This is your chance to indulge in Balboa Park's first annual wine festival! Experience superb wine while exploring five different museums, including: San Diego Art Institute, The Conservancy vis-à-vis The Prado Restaurant, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, San Diego History Center, and the Fleet Science Center. You will also enjoy exquisite wines and delicious tapas, experience exceptional art, and enjoy live music. Please Note:This event is 21+. Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is a nonprofit organization through which 28 arts, science and cultural institutions in Balboa Park collaborate to achieve shared goals. By helping these groups achieve greater organizational efficiency, innovation and excellence, it seeks to contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Click here to purchase tickets to The Vine Affair! MORE ON THE MUSIC AT THE AFFAIR...
Summer Jazz Workshop

Summer Jazz Workshop

The 7th Annual Parker Summer Jazz Workshop, in partnership with Jazz 88.3 and San Diego‚Äôs House of Blues®, offers middle and high school students an opportunity to study and play music with professional jazz musicians while learning performance skills, improvisation, jazz theory and history. One-week sessions are held at Francis Parker School's Thiemann Music Center, a state-of-the-art facility with dedicated classrooms and practice studios. Here, students grow musically as they learn to express themselves through the art of jazz improvisation. Students give a closing performance at the House of Blues®, one of San Diego's premier concert venues. We welcome beginning, intermediate and advanced students at this hands-on workshop designed to nurture their growth as musicians, technically and creatively. The workshop begins July 10th! For questions, please contact Nate Jarrell, Program Director for the 2017 Summer Jazz Workshop, or the Francis Parker School Summer Program office on (858) 569-7900, ext. 4236. To register now, click here
Westgate Sunset Poolside Jazz Series

Westgate Sunset Poolside Jazz Series

Kick-off summer in style at The Westgate Hotel with their annual Sunset Poolside Jazz Series! Every Thursday, beginning June 1st, from 6:30-9:30PM, Jazz enthusiasts will sway and groove to the sounds of Southern California‚Äôs finest Jazz talents, offering an eclectic jazz experience poolside! Set against a backdrop of downtown San Diego‚Äôs skyline at sunset, the event series will feature a different performance every week, complimented by signature cocktails, wine and craft beer, as well as a gourmet array of appetizers and tapas. The series is curated by world-renowned trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos, so it's bound to be a phenomenal summer concert series! To view the complete lineup, click here. *Please Note: There will not be a July 20th concert due to Comic-Con. 
Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts

Jazz 88.3 will be out at the Festival of the Arts, happening June 10th and 11th (10AM-6PM) at the Waterfront Park! Produced by Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation and San Diego Magazine, this unforgettable weekend filled with art, food, craft beer and entertainment benefits programs for San Diegans with disabilities. It's the perfect way to enjoy the weekend in American's Finest City! Children 16 and under: Free! Active Military with I.D.: Free! Click here to purchase tickets or for more information! 
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?! 5/26- Drummer Richard Seller's Quartet featuring Kamau Kenyatta, Mackenzie Leighton and Curtis Taylor. 
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. Each week we feature special guests so dust off your instruments and plan to attend! Here's the schedule: 5/24- Ray Brown, 5/31- Steve Pandis. 
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 may get a TAX  DEDUCTION (check with your tax accountant)! 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! Simply call 1-888-JAZZ-CAR (1-888-529-9227). It's easy, quick, and you'll be supporting your favorite Jazz and Blues radio station! Click here for details! 

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