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Camarada- 2022-2023 Season

Jazz 88.3 has partnered again with Camarada. Announcing Charlie Brown Jingles and Jazz, Saturday, December 17 at 7PM at the Conrad (7600 Fay Ave.) in La Jolla. Let your yuletide spirits soar with San Diego icon Peter Sprague as he spins his compositional expertise into the soundtrack of the beloved holiday television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!


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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, December 5th

  • Art Davis (Bass) was born in Harrisburg, PA, 1934–2007.
  • Kay Davis (Vocals-Lead) was born in Evanston, IL, 1920–2012.
  • Gene Allen (Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone) was born in Chicago, IL, 1928–2008.
  • Kansas Field (Drums and Percussion) was born in Chapman, KS, 1915–1995.
  • Egberto Gismonti (Guitar, Piano) was born in Carmo, Rio De Janiero in 1947.

On This Day

December 5th in Jazz History…

  • Artie Shaw recorded "Dr.Livingstone, I Presume?", "When the Quail Come Back to San Quentin", "My Blue Heaven", and "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" on Bluebird records in 1940.