ArtPower at U-C San Diego, presents jazz trumpeter and film composer Terence Blanchard in concert on Tuesday, January 17th at the Price Center East Ballroom.
Happy New Year! KSDS/Jazz88.3 is ringing in the new year with the sounds of swingin' Big Bands- "Big Bands Coast to Coast and Around the World!"
Happy Holidays! KSDS is now airing its annual 'Sounds of the Season' programming! This 36-hour block of holiday music is brought to you by KSDS and our good friends at California Coast Credit Union. Check out the PLAYLIST!
Jazz 88.3 has partnered again with Camarada. Join Camarada for an evening that explores the wide range of tango from the 1900’s all the way to an exciting world premiere of Tango Bajo el Agua by Andrés Martín. "The Essence of Tango" will be performed on Saturday, February 4th at 7:30PM at the Conrad (7600 Fay Ave.) in La Jolla.
Since forming in 2014, The War and Treaty, 2022 Americana Music Awards’ Duo of the Year, have amassed a following as eclectic as their sound itself, a bluesy but joyful fusion of Southern soul, gospel, country, and rock-and-roll. La Jolla Music Society presents this Duo on Friday, October 28th at 7:30PM at the Baker-Baum Concert Hall. Here's a link for tickets and information.
KSDS apologizes about our stream being down for so long. The problem was on our end but we seem to have the situation handled. We are still tweaking it and will be looking now to get it fully secured moving foward. Thank you all for reaching out to let us know how much you missed it. It was reassuring to hear from so many people. We are grateful for your understanding and patience. Note- If you rely on Tune In as your platform you may still have difficulty connecting as they temporarily removed us (we did reach out to them to tell them it has been restored). If you rely on Tune In as your platform please use this direct streaming link in the meantime. We apologize for the inconvenience- https://ksds-ice.streamguys1.com/ksds.mp3
KSDS apologizes about our stream malfunctioning as of late. The problem is on our end. We are currently waiting on the City College IT department to help us out with some of the networking configuration for getting our new hard drive installed so that is the stream won’t be interrupted moving forward. We are hopeful we can get it resolved as soon as possible. We are grateful for your understanding and patience.
KSDS/Jazz 88.3's 2022 Fall Membership Drive was a big success! Thank you so much for your support. We welcomed many new and renewing members and the music will continue to thrive because of it. If you missed your chance to call during the drive you can still donate towards the campaign by clicking here. Many thanks to Dave Grudt for the polling and THANK YOU to all our DONORS AND VOLUNTEERS! We truly couldn't have done it with you! Here is the top ten list from our most recent drive:
1. Billie Holiday
2. Louis Armstrong
3. Charles Mingus
4. Gerry Mulligan
5. Art Pepper
6. Oscar Peterson
7. Art Blakey
8. Blossom Dearie
9. McCoy Tyner
10. Les McCann
RETIRED INCLUDES: Miles Davis (Fall 2015), John Coltrane (Spring 2016), Frank Sinatra (Fall 2016), Ella Fitzgerald (Spring 2017), Thelonious Monk (Fall 2017), Dave Brubeck (Spring 2018), Stan Getz (Fall 2018), Nina Simone (End of Year 2018), Chet Baker (Spring 2019). Charlie Parker (Fall 2019), Bill Evans (End of Year 2019)
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to partner with First Presbyterian Church again this year as they present Jazz in the Courtyard, a concert in the courtyard of First Presbyterian Church of San Diego (320 Date Street), featuring SAXOPALOOZA!
The San Diego Symphony presents a celebration of Harlem's Hey-Day! Trumpeter Byron Stripling presents, Uptown Nights- a Tribute to Harlem's Cotton Club and Savoy Ballroom at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, Saturday, July 9th (7:30PM).