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Let KSDS Fly you to the Moon!

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Posted on:July 15, 2019

Join us All Day as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Apollo 11 moon landing. To commemorate this monumental feat we will be playing moon and space-themed jazz all day beginning at 7AM. It will be out of this world! Tune in to see what we are playing and call in to our studio at 619-388-4027 to make your request. 

Jazz Live- Vocalist Mark Winkler

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Posted on:July 9, 2019

Jazz Live is happening TONIGHT and it will feature the return of vocalist Mark Winkler to the Saville stage. Please pick up your tickets no later than 7:30pm as they will be released to the public after that time. You need to be a valid Jazz 88 member to go to this concert. You can make your reservations in the SpeakeasyAny questions about membership can be answered by the membership team or you can call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop, located in University Heights (Park Blvd.) and now Solana Beach for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!

7th Annual Baja Bash

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Posted on:June 12, 2019

Jazz 88.3 is incredibly proud to support the 7th Annual Baja Bash, happening Saturday, June 22nd from 5-9PM at the Coronado Cays Yacht Club (30 N Caribe Cay Blvd, Coronado, CA 92118), presented by WILDCOAST. Come join us and we celebrate the amazing natural beauty and exciting adventures that embody Baja California, as well as WILDCOAST's continued efforts to conserve the peninsula's most beautiful and wild beaches, islands, lagoons, and wildlife along our shared coastline. The festivities of this event bring together guests from the environmental, corporate, and philanthropic sectors and include Baja-inspired sustainable cuisine, a silent auction, and live music. Featuring top regional chefs Angelo Sosa - Death by Tequila, Ben Bechelli - Dija Mara, Bianca Castro - pastry chef, Christopher Aguirre - Loews Coronado, Ken Irvine - SEA180, Kevin Templeton - Barleymash, Drew Deckman - Deckman's, and craft beer from Baja Brewing Co. Live music will also be played throughout the evening by Buena Vista SoCal Club. Tickets on Sale Now!: $95/person. To purchase tickets and support an amazing cause, CLICK HERE!

San Diego Symphony: Bayside Summer Nights

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Posted on:June 3, 2019

Jazz 88.3 is so proud to partner with the San Diego Symphony again this year for their Bayside Summer Nights Concert Series! The series continues, TONIGHT (7:30PM), with Miles Ahead: Miles Davis +19, In Concert. Following the sold-out success of Kind of Blue In Concert last Spring at Copley Symphony Hall at Jacobs Music Center, we’ll showcase Miles Ahead: Miles Davis +19, Miles Davis' first collaboration with arranger Gil Evans released in 1957 by Columbia Records. Miles Ahead is one of the most famous recordings of Third Stream, a fusion of jazz, European classical, and world musics. Take pleasure in a track by track performance of this masterpiece with the nineteen-piece KSDS Jazz Orchestra, led by Gilbert Castellanos! For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here! 

Jazz On Tap, 2019!

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Posted on:June 3, 2019

Jazz 88.3 and Avista Technologies are proud to present Jazz on Tap 2019, a fundraising event to benefit Water For People, a global nonprofit promoting the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services. The all-ages jazz festival will be held on Saturday, June 29 from 2 to 10 pm at the County of San Diego Waterfront Park. There will be food trucks, a craft beer garden and jazz music. Some of the artists include Gilbert Castellanos, The JazzKatz Orchestra, Euphoria Brass Band, Monette Marino’s World Jazz Ensemble, The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio, and The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!

Jazz Live- John Beasley and his 4tet

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Posted on:May 20, 2019

Jazz Live is happening TONIGHT. The SOLD OUT Show will feature the return of pianist John Beasley (in a quartet setting) to the Saville stage. The great reedman Bennie Maupin will be joining him as well as Gene Coye (drums) and Ben Shepherd (bass). Please pick up your tickets no later thatn 7:30pm as they will be released to the public after that time. Any questions about membership can be answered by the membership team or you can call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop, located in University Heights (Park Blvd.) and now Solana Beach for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!

Logan Heights CDC Charity Golf Classic

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Posted on:May 15, 2019

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the inaugural Logan Heights Community Development Corporation Charity Golf Classic happening Monday, June 10th (1PM Shotgun Start) at Riverwalk Golf Club (150 Fashion Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92108). Logan Heights CDC's mission is to strengthen residents and businesses in Greater Logan Heights neighborhoods through community empowerment, education, economic growth, and housing development. All proceeds raised from the golf classic will go directly to the Future Achievers Preschool, who's mission is to offer superb education to children, while fostering each one’s creative, intellectual, social, physical, and moral growth in a STEAM academic-rich atmosphere. For more information, or to register for the Charity Golf Classic, simply call: (619) 858-0563, or, click here!

Jazz At the Ballroom: Nat "King" Cole Centennial Celebration

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Posted on:May 14, 2019

Jazz 88.3 is pleased to partner with Jazz At the Ballroom as they celebrate Nat “King” Cole's Centennial. Freddy Cole will honor his late brother at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, on Sunday, June 2 (3-6PM). The event will pair the Freddy Cole Quartet’s unforgettable jazz standards with complimentary wine from award-winning Oceano Wines and a custom menu of gourmet bites (for purchase) prepared by The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe’s Executive Chef, Chris House, and his culinary team. Tickets are available through Eventbrite starting at $65 per person for admission, with VIP meet-and-greet packages also available. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!

Jazz Live- The Larry Fuller Trio

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Posted on:May 3, 2019

Jazz Live is happening TONIGHT and it will feature the debut of pianist Larry Fuller (in a trio setting) to the Saville stage. Only current Jazz 88 members can attend this concert. Any questions about membership can be answered by the membership team or you can call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop, located in University Heights (Park Blvd.) and now Solana Beach for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!

The Manhattan Transfer @ The Music Box

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Posted on:May 2, 2019

Mark your calendars--The Manhattan Transfer will hit the Music Box stage, Thursday, July 11th for (2) shows--one at 7PM and the other at 9PM. This is a rare and intimate performance They will be playing their greatest hits "Birdland" "Gloria" "Trickle Trickle" "Operator" and more! The Manhattan Transfer remains a cornerstone for great pop and jazz hits, a legacy that the group has cemented since their first recording. This is one summer concert you simply won't want to miss! Please Note: This is a seated, 21+ show. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!