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Today in San Diego

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016


Today - Tuesday the 30th

7:00 PM
Robin Henkel House of Blues • 1055 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
7:00 PM
Clyde & Mac — Manhattan of La Jolla • 7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
7:00 PM
Daneen Wilburn Quartet — Bourre Southern Bistro • 6523 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92115
Jazz Club Caravan
6:00 PM
Robert Dove Trio — Seven Grand • 3054 University Ave, North Park, CA 92104
6:00 PM
Daneen Wilburn — Bourre Southern Bistro • 6523 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92115
6:00 PM
Gilbert Castellanos Presents The Young Lions All-Stars — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
6:00 PM
Live Jazz w/Jeff Dalrymple — The Amigo Spot • 1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108
6:00 PM
Tomcat Courtney Cafe Bar Europa • 873 Turquoise St, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
6:00 PM
Bruce Forman Trio — 950 Lounge • 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
6:00 PM
Danny Green Trio Music Box • 1337 India St, San Diego, CA 92101
6:00 PM
Califonica w/Chris Lea Solare Restaurant • 2820 Roosevelt Rd, Point Loma, CA 92106
6:00 PM
Mar Picau Sextet Dizzy's • 4275 Mission Bay Dr, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
6:00 PM
Trio Gadjo — Westgate Hotel • 1055 2nd Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
8:00 PM
Jimmy Ruelas — Seven Grand • 3054 University Ave, North Park, CA 92104
8:00 PM
Johnny's Gypsy Caravan Cafe Bar Europa • 873 Turquoise St, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
8:30 PM
Kaki King Music Box • 1337 India St, San Diego, CA 92101
Jazz Rock Fusion
9:00 PM
HM3/ Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio/ The Dapper Bandits — The Merrow • 1271 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103

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Summertime Jazz Night - Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi!

Summertime Jazz Night - Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi! • Friday, September 2nd

Jazz 88.3's annual Summertime Jazz Night Rooftop Concert Series returns to the stunning Westgate Hotel, THIS FRIDAY (6-9PM) with The Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi, featuring Larry Vuckovich! Pianist Larry Vuckovich was Vince Guraldi’s only student and played in Vince’s two-piano group “Powder Keg”. This program features the Latin works of Vince Guaraldi performed by a stellar quintet including guitarist Josh Workman, who captures the excitement of Vince’s collaborations with Brazilian guitarist Bola Sete. The Quintet includes: Josh Workman on guitar and John Santos on percussion. While you're there, you'll not only enjoy live Jazz, but also an array of Latin-inspired fare and cocktails. In addition, Chris Springer, host of Jazz 88.3's Latin Grooves will be your host! So mark your calendars and plan to usher in summer with your favorite jazz and blues radio station! Please Note: Admission is $20 per person--cash only and you must be 21+ to attend. MORE ON THE ARTIST AND SERIES...
Jazz Live- Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band

Jazz Live- Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band

Bandleader extraordinaire Gordon Goodwin comes to the Saville Theatre with his "little" Phat Band on Tuesday, September 13. It will have all the phatness just a little less. The Phatness includes Eric Marienthal- sax, Mike Rocha- trumpet, Andy Martin- trombone, Andrew Synowiec- guitar, Kevin Axt- bass, Ray Brinker- drums, Joey DeLeon- percussion and, of course, Gordon Goodwin- piano and tenor sax. Make your reservation Jazz Live San Diego reservation in the Speakeasy. If you need to purchase tickets please call 619-388-3743. It will be a Jazz Live you don't want to miss. We'll see you on September 13th...oh, and don't forget that parking pass.
Athenaeum 2016-2017 Season

Athenaeum 2016-2017 Season

Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2016-2017 season. The Fall season is soon approaching and there is a great line-up ahead. The Athenaeum is a 501(c) 3 and is devoted exclusively to music and art! To become a member of the Athenaeum and/or for more information, simply click here! MORE ON THE SERIES' ARTISTS...
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?! 7/29-  9/2- Lorraine Castellanos trio with Bob Boss and Antar Martin, 9/9- Gilbert Castellanos Hammond B-3 Trio featuring Ed Kornhauser and drummer, Ryan Shaw. 9/16- Jim Plank Trio featuring Bob Boss and Bob Magnusson, 9/23- Guitarist Alex Ciavarelli with Jason Littlefield (bass) and drummer, Nathan Hubbard, 9/30- Vocalist Ruby Blue and her trio with Steve Pandis (bass) and Bob Boss (guitar).
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: 8/31- Lady Star, 9/7- Minor Blues, 9/14- Bill McGee, 9/21- Jocko Marcellino, 9/28- Len Rainey
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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Yardbird In Lotus Land - Charlie Parker's West Coast Jazz 1945-47 - Jazz Explorations with Ken Poston by Vince Outlaw

Charlie "Bird" Parker came to the land of West Coast Jazz in 1945 with Dizzy Gillespie for an engagement at Billy Berg's on Vine St. in Hollywood and what followed included the founding of Dial Records, Bird's infamous Lover Man session, nervous breakdown, and stay at Camarillo State Hospital. Jazz Explorations (Saturday's 7-10am PT) host Ken Poston tells the story in "Yardbird in Lotus Land", Saturday, August 27, 2016, including it's San Diego connection Jim McVea, through very rare music and interview segments, including McVea's telling of his last minute call to play with Dizzy, Bird and Slim Galliard on the "Slim's Jam" sessions.
Yardbird In Lotus Land - Charlie Parker's West Coast Jazz 1945-47 - Jazz Explorations with Ken Poston - Saturday, August 27, 2016 7-10am PT

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Follow Jazz 88 On Twitter by Vince Outlaw

San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter community includes a vibrant list of on-air hosts and staff that are sharing Jazz links, pictures, and images on Twitter both during their shows and between shows when they are socializing with listeners and jazz fans from around the world and sharing the best in Jazz links. Here are some quick links to get you connected with Jazz 88.3 on Twitter...
  • @Jazz88 - San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter Feed: Links to trending Jazz News and Conversations, reviews of Jazz and other music albums, concerts, and events, and retweets from Jazz 88.3 partners and listeners. Let us know when you are listening with a @Jazz88 tag or use the #Jazz88 hashtag!
  • Jazz 88.3 Radio Hosts Twitter List: Subscribe to the list and follow your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts and you'll see during-show tweets and between show Jazz news and conversation. Check out the latest Jazz 88.3 host tweets below. If you want to only follow your favorite host, here's the list members.
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