San Diego's Jazz 88.3
Heads-up Happy Hour goers! Join us, TONIGHT
for our monthly Happy Hour! Legendary jazz vocalist, Ernie Andrews
will provide the live Jazz for you to groove to! He's bringing a great band that will be featuring Tenor Saxophonist, Rickey Woodard
. As usual, it'll all take place in the Mississippi Ballroom
at the historic and stunning Lafayette Hotel
located on El Cajon Boulevard. There will also be delicious (hosted) appetizers and happy hour drink prices! There's a $10 cover charge
) and you MUST be 21+
to attend. We'll see you there!
Jazz 88.3 is celebrating San Diego’s rich jazz heritage with a recreation of the swinging charts Barney Kessel recorded in 1959 of the music from Some Like It Hot
! We’re going to present a concert at the Hotel Del
, featuring guitar genius Larry Koonse
, along with Gene Cipriano – the man who ghosted for Tony Curtis! The full band is as follows: Larry Koonse (guitar), Gene Cipriano (reeds), Carl Saunders (trumpet), Christian Jacob (piano), Darek Oles (bass), Kendell Kay (drums). It’s all happening TONIGHT (7pm start)
and all you have to do is make a one-time donation of just $175
– along with the concert, your ticket also includes a spectacular dinner in the ballroom at the Del, overlooking the San Diego Bay, along with a panel discussion! And, if you want, you can also stay the night in one of the gorgeous rooms at the Del (extra charge). We have a limited number of tickets, so call NOW
to make a reservation - 562-619-1101
|"When The Rain Stops" will officially hit the Cygnet Theatre stage, running January 14th - February 14th. In an intricate, multi-layered story that spans four generations and two continents, "When the Rain Stops Falling" explores patterns of betrayal, abandonment, destruction, forgiveness and love. This powerful drama unfolds with humanity, surprising humor and hope, as the past plays out into the future. Voted "The Best New Play of Year" in 2010 by Time Magazine, this play is sure to be a hit yet again! Tickets are selling FAST but there's still some left--simply click here! |
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support vocalist Jenn Renee Cruz
and her upcoming show at 98 Bottles, in the heart of Little Italy,
Saturday, January 30th at 8PM (doors at 7PM).
If you're a fan of jazz and blues fusion and love the sound of a compelling voice that possesses both tenderness and power, then be sure to mark your calendars and plan to come out and support this local, talented rising star! Please Note: This event is 21+. For more information or to purchase tickets, simply click here!
|Tommy Emmanuel will grace the stage at Balboa Theatre in the heart of downtown, TONIGHT! The two-time Grammy nominee has a professional career that spans over four decades and continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world. A household name in his native Australia, Tommy has garnered hundreds of thousands of loyal fans worldwide with his unique style – he calls it simply “finger style” – akin to playing guitar the way a pianist plays piano, using all ten fingers. Tickets are selling FAST but there's still some left--simply click here! |
Our first Jazz Live of 2016 (TONIGHT
) is officially SOLD OUT
--and it will no doubt, be a very special one--a Bill Evans tribute and west coast documentary premiere of Time Remembered
. An all-star trio (with pianist, John Campbell, bassist, Darek Oles and drummer, Duncan Moore) playing. Even though tonight's concert is SOLD OUT
, you can listen to the live broadcast on 88.3fm or via our stream here on the website. If you are attending tonight don't forget to arrive for the documentary. Check out the film (6:30p start)
and attend the pre-concert talk with the filmmaker and Bill's son, Evan Evans. Oh, check out the interview Claudia did with filmmaker Bruce Spiegel (see down Blog down below). One last thing, don't forget to print a parking pass
Jazz 88.3 is joining all Frank Sinatra fans in celebration of the Chairman of the Board's Centennial (100th birthday)! In fact, we'll be hosting a tour of Ol Blue Eyes' favorite haunts in the desert, along with a concert and party at his house, located in the heart of beautiful Palm Springs! It's all happening TODAY
and YOU can join us! Just make a $235
(per-ticket) contribution to your favorite Jazz and Blues radio station and you’ll be all set! Here's all the details
—simply give us a call before noon at 562-619-1101 to make your reservation
. The bus headed to Palm Springs leaves City College (Lot 1) at 1:30PM.
: Soweto Gospel Choir
, December 20th
at The Jacobs Center
, celebrating the inspirational power of African Gospel music with two special holiday performances (Matinee Show: 4PM; Evening Show: 7:30PM) by the world renown Soweto Gospel Choir. Dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music, the 20-strong choir has been called “powerful” and “jubilant” by the LA Times. Expect engaging performances of traditional hymns as well as lively renditions of contemporary pop. Don’t miss the only performances the choir will do in San Diego this year! To purchase tickets, simply click here
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the Lafayette Hotel's (SOLD OUT!) annual New Year's Eve bash, happening, naturally, on Thursday, December 31st! This year's theme: Mystère in the French Quarter-- bringing you the rich culture and history of New Orleans to you! Full of excitement, intrigue, and the city’s most talented musicians, this year’s party will be bigger and better than the last. As you enter, the FRENCH QUARTER greets you with its lively nightlife of inspiring entertainment and silly characters. To the east, the Louisiana Ballroom turns into The Bayou, the banks of a hidden town known for its good ol’ fashion fun chock full of rhythm and blues. Underground, our main stage is the Voodoo Lounge which will beckon you with its mysterious energy and danceable vibes. Come for an unforgettable night – leave with timeless memories.|
Jazz 88.3's trip to Cuba March 25th to the 31st is almost sold out. We have ONE RESERVATION LEFT and we're continuing to take reservations, in case of a cancellation prior to departure. Soooo... If you would like to go to Cuba, now's your chance. Call Earthbound Expeditions at area code 206 842-9775. If it does sell out and a cancellation should occur, names will be added to the trip in the order received. Hold your spot, just in case! Call 206 842-9775!
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