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Cruise with KSDS to Cuba! What's included in your cruise fare to Cuba with Latin Grooves host, Chris Springer? Just about everything: 3 1/2 days of shore excursions, including stops in Havana, Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos. Shipboard travel between ports, so you can spend your travel time relaxing by the pool, not sitting on a bus. Three meals a day, including all lunches onshore and 7 nights in a comfortable cabin aboard the MV Adonia, so you only have to unpack once. The 7-day cruise sets sail out of Miami on May 14, 2017. Immerse Yourself. This is the Real Cuba, up close and personal.
Jazz @ the Jacobs 2016-2017 season - Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support Jazz @ the Jacobs' 2016-2017 season, which includes a Birth of the Cool West Coast Jazz Salute, Women In Swing, Chucho Valdes, Big Band Jazz with the Jazz @ Jacobs Orchestra! It all kicks off Saturday, November 26 at 8pm with The Count Basie Jazz Orchestra in tribute to Frank Sinatra’s unique contributions to the jazz repertoire. Guest vocalists Jane Monheit and Dave Damiani will be on hand to make those Sinatra tunes swing, baby!
Jazz Social Media This Week:
On the KSDS San Diego Facebook Page, we shared an article about the great Charles McPherson who will be performing this week with the San Diego State University Jazz Ensemble of the School of Music and Dance. Also, Jazz and Blues host J Otis Williams shares his thoughts on the passing of the drummer for our Wednesday Blues Jam band, Kirk Hoffman. You can share your remembrances there also.
Twitter for the “heartbeat” of the station with post reminding you of upcoming shows all through the week on Twitter @Jazz88
Music: Jane Monheit - "I've Got You Under My Skin" from "The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald"
Tuesday - November 1
Acoustic Jazz Fusion - 6:00 PM - Mikan Zlatkovich Trio — Eddie V's La Jolla • 1270 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Wednesday - November 2
Jazz 88.3 Presents...6:30 PM - Wednesday Night Blues Jam — Proud Mary's • 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA 92111 - Guest Jammer: Guitarist Charles Burton hosted by Blues 88.3 J Otis Williams - Home Page
Jazz - 6:00 PM - Gilbert Castellanos Presents: The Young Lions Series — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 - 1 Year Anniversary of the Young Lions / Jam Session at Panama 66 - CONGRATS!
8:30 PM - Gilbert Castellanos Jam Session — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 9210
7:00 PM-Peter Sprague Plays Solo Guitar — Roxy Restaurant • 517 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
Thursday - November 3
Music Lecture - 7:30 PM - Jacquelyne Silver presents The Great American Songbook — Athenaeum Music & Arts Library • 1008 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037
Spontaneous Sounds - 7:30 PM - Stephanie Richards 5tet — The Loft @ UCSD • 911 Lyman Lane, La Jolla, CA 92093
Friday - November 4
Jazz Nights at the Handlery Hotel San Diego in Mission Valley- Friday Jazz Happy Hour - Jazz- 5:30 PM - Violinist Chris Vitas, who released a new album “Willow Weep for Me” early this year, with Rob Thorsen bass and Ed Kornhauser keys — 950 Lounge • 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108 - Home Page
Spontaneous Sounds - 7:00 PM - Nathan Hubbard Skeleton Key Quartet — Encinitas Public Library • 540 Cornish Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024
Saturday - November 5
Album Release Party - 9:00 PM - Sure Fire Soul Ensemble "On The Coast" — The Hideout • 3519 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104
Spontaneous Sounds - 8:00 PM - Peter Kuhn Dependent Origination — Bread & Salt • 1955 Julian Ave, Logan Heights, CA 92113
Sunday - November 6
Benefit Concert - 3:00 PM - San Diego Folk Heritage Fundraiser — Templar Hall (Old Poway Park) • 14134 Midland Road, Poway, CA 92064
Jazz - 4:00 PM - Lynn Willard, Gilbert Ardilla, Ronnie Stewart — Filippi's Pizza Grotto • 871 Showroom Place, Chula Vista, CA 91914
Music: Sure Fire Soul Ensemble - "Sander's Lament" from "The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble"
On-The-Air The Week at KSDS-FM San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org
Upcoming Artist of the Week - Lou Donaldson
Specialty Show Features
Monday - October 31 - Portrait In Jazz with Joe Kocherhans (Monday - Friday Noon-1pm PT) (http://Jazz88.org/portraitinjazz):
Tuesday - November 1 - Portrait In Jazz:
Wednesday - November 2 - Portrait In Jazz:
Thursday - November 3 - Portrait In Jazz:
Percussive Profiles with Barry Farrar - Thursdays 10pm-Midnight PT: Sherman Ferguson. Barry: “Sherman Ferguson was very active in both L.A. and S.D during the 80's and 90's. He has performed and recorded with many greats including Holly Hoffman, Pharaoh Sanders. He did numerous shows at Elarios in La Jolla. I had hung out with him quite a few times at his shows in S.D. He did die young from diabetes complications, but left a nice legacy of recordings. I will focus the rhythmic spotlight on this fine drummer and his work..his birthday is oct 31st
Friday - November 4 - Inside Jazz:.
Saturday - November 5
Sunday - November 6
Jazz 88 Round Up will be back on Sunday, November 6, 7:30-8pm PT
Music: Lou Donaldson - "The Thang" from "Alligator Boogaloo (1967)"
Upcoming at Jazz 88….
Fall Membership Drive will be November 12-20 - To Get In Early on Providing Matching Funds to Make Your Donation Go Farther, To Volunteer, or to Help in Any Way, Contact Jazz 88.3 Membership Coordinator Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301 or email@example.com
Camarada’s 2016-2017 Season - Kicks Off This Week at the Mingei Museum in Balboa Park on Sunday, November 6 with “Bohemian Journey” - Join Camarada and special guest, Czech-born blogger/educator, Marketa Hancova, as they explore the Kingdom of Bohemia through music, discovering, discussing, and delighting in works by Jan Dimas Zelenka, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Ctirad Kohoutek, Bedrich Smetana, György Ligeti, Ilja Hurnik, Antonin Dvorak.
Camarada is dedicated to presenting invigorating performances of musical masterworks. Established in 1994, Camarada concerts share the joy of chamber music by pairing performers of the highest caliber with intimate spaces throughout San Diego.
Dorado Schmitt & The Django All-Stars - Tuesday, November 28, 2016 - The series concludes on Tuesday, November 29, with the area debut of Dorado Schmitt & the Django All-Stars. The ebulliently swinging “jazz manouche” sound, created in the 1930s by pioneering Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stéphane Grappelli, is more pervasive today than ever. And no one has done more to ignite interest in the idiom than dazzling French guitarist and violinist Dorado Schmitt.
Branford Marsalis Quartet, with special guest Kurt Elling, February 10, 2017
Jazz Live- The Joshua Breakstone Trio - Bop-based guitarist Joshua Breakstone returns to the Saville Theatre at City College with a tremendous trio setting- Chris Connor-bass, Roy McCurdy-drums. Joshua has gained an international reputation for his sophistication and his fiery- and often witty- swinging style. You can see and hear that style in action at Jazz Live on November 8. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. If you wish to purchase tickets you can do so by calling 619-388-3743.
Music: Joshua Breakstone: The Cello Quartet - "Eighty-Eight" from "88"