KSDS Jazz88.3 FM San Diego
The SOLD OUT Jazz Live
will be one for the ages as history will be made. First- it is the premiere of the KSDS Jazz Orchestra led by Gilbert Castellanos. Second- the night is being billed as "The Nutcracker Sweets: 2 Tasty Versions of the Nutcracker Suite (Duke Ellington and Shorty Roger's respective interpretations)."
The evening will start EARLY
with the Young Lions
playing holiday music in and and outside the Saville Theatre all while you enjoy refreshments and participate in a KSDS silent auction
. The actual start time for the music will be 7pm for this Jazz Live. The concert is for Jazz 88 members only.
As always, Thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop
for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. Remember, that good ole' parking pass
and come hungry, because a food truck will be on site!
The San Diego Community College District and City College is committed to supporting The San Diego Promise
, an initiative that allows local students to attend their first year at City College for FREE. YOU can help in that endeavor by sponsoring a student or making a donation. PLEASE DONATE
. To learn more about applying for classes at City College please click here
is proud to support La Jolla Music Society
as they present: Dianne Reeves
: Christmas Time is Here
happening Sunday, December 17th at 8PM
at Balboa Theatre!
The pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world, Grammy® Award-winning singer Dianne Reeves rings in the holiday season with music from her celebrated album, Christmas Time Is Here. Renowned for her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings, she melds her timeless grace, elegance, and charisma into unforgettable jazz renditions of holiday favorites such as “Little Drummer Boy”, “Carol of the Bells”, “Christmas Waltz”, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”, “Let It Snow” and many more. It's going to be one extraordinary show and one you won't want to miss! To purchase tickets, click here
season is officially in full-swing! Up Next
: "Let it Snow
" happening Sunday, December 17th
at Bread & Salt
). Join Camarada as they celebrate the holidays in style at Bread & Salt
in Barrio Logan. Enjoy a one of a kind art exhibit and festive music: Let it Snow, Winter Wonderland, Deck the Halls, and more! Not to mention a fabulous guest artist, Lilian Palmer backed by a powerhouse band- Mike Wofford- piano, Gunnar Biggs- bass, Jim Plank- vibes, Beth Ross Buckley and Holly Hofmann- flutes and Duncan Moore- drums
. “[Lilian] has a beautiful voice and is devoted to bringing out the very best in a song. She sings with passion, humor and a touch of sadness. What an artist!” – Martin Grusin. Meet the artists as we “gift wrap” the night with an elegant champagne reception. Save the date for this special event that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. It's a Winter Wonderland in sunny San Diego! For further details, or to purchase tickets, click here
proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017-2018
season! Next Up
: Mingus Dynasty
: Tijuana Moods
happening Monday, January 22nd
. Mingus Dynasty, composed of seven members of the Mingus Big Band, all leading jazz artists from New York City: Alex Sipiagin, trumpet; Wayne Escoffery, tenor sax; Brandon Wright, alto sax and flute; Ku-umba Frank Lacy, trombone & vocals; Theo Hill, piano; Boris Kozlov, bass; and Adam Cruz, drums. They come to Athenaeum Jazz to perform a rare revival of Charles Mingus’s celebrated 1957 album Tijuana Moods, documenting Mingus’s lively and compelling impressions of our neighboring city of Tijuana. A seminal figure in American music, Charles Mingus is considered alongside Duke Ellington as one of the most important composers in jazz history. For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here
Did you know that SD City College has it's own student-run radio station and stream
? It does! SDS Radio
enables students to have their own radio show. Learn more about this great and unique opportunity by taking RTVF 131
. To access the Radio and TV department at City College click here
Many of you have contacted us about our mobile App and it's need for updating. We do sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and we are working on this matter. It is our hope to have it resolved soon. In the meantime, please bookmark this link
on your phone/device. It is our direct mp3 stream URL address. Thank you for your understanding.
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?!
12/08- The Joshua White Trio (Dan Schnelle on drums and Dean Hulett on bass), 12/15- Vocalist Leonard Patton with pianist Melonie Grinnell and bassist Marshall Hawkins, 12/22- Saxophonist Charlie Arbeleaz with his quintet, 12/29- NO HAPPY HOUR- but, on 12/31- New Year's Eve- Mikan Zlatkovich Trio with vocalist Sacha Boutros and bassist Will Lyle.
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! 11/22- Ray Brown, 11/29- Benji Davis, 12/6- Christine Gilardi, 12/13- Janet Hammer, 12/20- Aubrey Fay, 12/27- Steve Pandis.
|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
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