San Diego's Jazz 88.3
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Jazz Party, happening Friday through Sunday, February 24th-26th at the Hilton Hotel in Del Mar! The San Diego Jazz Party carries on a tradition of presenting classic, mainstream jazz to the public on an annual basis in a weekend-long festival featuring outstanding musicians from across the country in a relaxed, intimate setting. If you've never been, this is definitely the year to attend. Check out the spectacular line-up for this 3-day festival by clicking here!|
|San Diego's Jazz 88.3 celebrated 100 years of recorded jazz (2/26). Back, in 1917, The Original Dixieland Jass Band cut two sides for the Victor Recording Label. Since then we have been blessed with hundreds of quintessential jazz recordings. We aired our Top 100 Jazz Recordings (voted on by the KSDS listeners) to celebrate this historic date. Thank you for all the votes and support during this historic date. You can always become a member- just call 619-388-3301 or pledge here. HERE'S THE FULL LIST...|
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support ArtPower's 3-part jazz concert series! The series concludes this Sunday, March 19th, with award-winning vocalist, Charenee Wade (rescheduled from 2/9/17). This is one series that's sure to be splendid--don't miss it! To purchase tickets, simply click here! SERIES ARTISTS AND MORE...|
|February is Black History Month and Jazz Live will be celebrating one of the architects of modern jazz composition and orchestration, Tadd Dameron. The concert will be TONIGHT at 8pm and it will feature saxophonist and the world's foremost expert on Tadd Dameron, Paul Combs. His quintet along with special guest, pianist Bill Cunliffe will be playing Tadd's compositions all night long for this very special evening of music. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve up to 2 free tickets in the Speakeasy. For the general public you can purchase tickets for $10 by calling 619-388-3301. The parking pass needs to be printed and displayed. MORE ON SHOW...|
|Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017 season at the Library and Art Center. Up next: Claudia Villela and Vitor Goncalves (March 11th) the Art Center, followed by the Clayton Brothers Quintet (March 20th), the Joe Lovano Classic Quartet (April 7th) and Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes (May 9th)--all at TSRI Hall. 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...|
|Happy New Year to all our Jazz and Blues lovers! It was a great year of music. Music Director, Joe Kocherhans culled his list down to a mere 10. See below for his Top Ten selections. We hope you have a great and jazzy new year. |
|It's been another great year of music and we can't think of a better way to end it than with a live concert to welcome in the new year. Join us on TONIGHT at 8PM (pacific) for a special live program. Tim Pinch and Inside Jazz, in association with KSDS-FM presents "New Year's Eve Across America." It will feature some of the greatest jazz musicians around today including Bob McChesney, Doug Webb, Brandon Fields, Scott Whitfield Calbria Foti, Steve Hufsteter, Carl Saunders and other special guests. |
|What a terrific way to kick off 2017's Jazz Live season. Acclaimed bassist and composer Mark Dresser will be here at City College TONIGHT at 8pm bringing a terrific quintet with him. Nicole Mitchell on flute, Michael Dessen on trombone, Kjell Nordesen on drums and San Diego's very own, Joshua White on piano. Mark will be featuring compositions off of his new release, "Sedimental You." If you are part of the general public and would like to purchase tickets you can all 619-388-3301. In any case, please use the parking pass if/when you arrive for the show. |
|Kirk Hoffman was a drummer, a teacher, and loved by many. He passed away October 28, 2016. Many remembrances have been shared, but a Ceremony of Life Jam will be held Sunday the 20th from 4-8pm. Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam emcee J. Otis Williams will host the event at Proud Mary's, 5500 Kearny Mesa Rd, 92111. All are welcome. Quoting J Otis, "...Kirk could do it all...so bring it all." |
|One of the most exciting piano and vocal duets in jazz returns to San Diego TONIGHT for our Jazz Live. Acclaimed pianist Geoffrey Keezer and vocalist Gillian Margot will be gracing the Saville Theatre stage alongside the Kate Hatmaker String Quartet for a performance you don't want to miss. The show is SOLD OUT but you may have a shot to get in by claiming a ticket after 7:30pm the night of the show (at the box office). When you arrive for the show please use the parking pass. ||
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