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Cedar Walton Artist of the Week - Portrait in Jazz Schedule for January 12 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 12, 2015
Cedar Walton, 2010 NEA Jazz Master and Jazz Live San Diego alumni, is the Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week for January 12, 2015. You will be hearing his music, hand-picked by your Jazz 88 hosts all week!


Joining Cedar in the spotlight this week, on Portrait in Jazz  from Noon to 1pm PT each weekday, we are featuring the following artists:
  • Jay McShann - Monday, 1/12/15
  • Joe Pass - Tuesday 1/13/15 
  • Cyrus Chestnut - Wednesday, 1/14/15
  • Jane Ira Bloom - Thursday, 1/15/15
  • Cedar Walton - Friday, 1/16/15
Read the entire article for more on these great Jazz artists and your chance to Comment on your favorite tune, album, concert or other remembrance.
This Is The New #JazzThing Monday January 12 2014 - San Diego Jazz 2015
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 12, 2015
LIVE Monday, January 12, 2015, 6-8 PM PT @Jazz88 San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM, Jazz88.org, and Apple/Android Apps to The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw...Supported by Listener Contributors like YOU and...YOUR BUSINESS (learn more about underwriting The New Jazz Thing!).  Tonight on the show...
  • Robert Bush - San Diego's premier Jazz Journalist joins us in Hour 2 to review his recently AllAboutJazz.com published Best of 2014 list (which includes a couple San Diego artists) and to look forward in 2015, including:
    • Pianist Joshua White goes global
    • World-wide lauded in 2014 (and on Robert's 2014 list) Wadada Leo Smith at UCSD in January with our own local treasure Anthony Davis and his UCSD students. Info on the date.
    • Bassist (and resent Jazz Education Network Conference 2015 clinician and performer) Mark Dresser has some exciting things coming up, including the honor of a week's residency at The Stone at UCSD.
  • Jazz Education Network Conference 2015 Notes - 
  • 2015.1.12 Adds To The Jazz 88.3 Music Library
  • Preview of the week in Jazz and on Jazz 88.3, including Joe Chambers at Jazz Live, Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week, daily Portrait in Jazz, and more
  • More...
San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Welcomes The Jazz Education Network Conference 2015 to San Diego
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 7, 2015
San Diego's Jazz 88.3 extends an America's Finest City welcome to The Jazz Education Network and their 2015 Conference at the Manchester Grand Hyatt starting TODAY, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 and going through the late evening hours of Saturday, January 10, 2015 (and you know those late Jazz Jam session will run into early Sunday)! Starting with Wednesday evening's full evening concert lineup, there will be 71 clinics and panel presentations, 36 Research Presentations, the next JENeration of Jazz with the JENerations Student Jazz Festival, 77 concerts including Pancho Sanchez, Bobby Shew, Ann Patterson's Maiden Voyage, and Grammy winner and recently nominated again, Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. Oh, and did we mention that Herbie Hancock will be delivering the Keynote Speech on Thursday, January 8, 2015?! YOU CAN STILL BE PART OF IT!



Jazz Live San Diego Lineup For February - March - April 2015 Announced
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 6, 2015
Jazz Live San Diego will be kicking of 2015 in great fashion with a series of concerts that starts January 13, 2015 at 8pm PT with legendary mallet man Joe Chambers, and includes San Diego's own Euphoria Brass Band, saxophonists Christopher Hollyday and San Diego icon Joe Marillo leading a quintet, and W.C. Handy Blues Award nominee The Missy Andersen Band.  Jazz Live San Diego is San Diego's Jazz 88.3's monthly (twice a month June/July) live concert series from the Saville Theatre on the San Diego City College campus broadcast world wide on Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org, 

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for more about these upcoming shows and how YOU CAN GET IN FREE!

This Is The New #JazzThing Monday January 5 2014 - Jazz Education Network Conference 2015 Preview
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 5, 2015
LIVE Monday, January 5, 2015, 6-8 PM PT @Jazz88 San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM, Jazz88.org, and Apple/Android Apps to The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw...Supported by Listener Contributors like YOU and...YOUR BUSINESS (learn more about underwriting The New Jazz Thing!).  Tonight on the show...
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for the rest of our preview of 2015, with links to artists, events, and more!
JENerosity Celebration 2015 Supports Jazz Music and Education Scholorships and Outreach
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 5, 2015
JENerosity Celebration 2015, with a full late afternoon to late evening of dinner, cocktails, honorees, and performances by Mundell Lowe, Pancho Sanchez, and many more, in support of the Jazz Education Network's (JEN) Jazz Music and Education scholarship and outreach programs takes place on Friday, January 9, 2015, as part of JEN's 2015 Conference at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Your $125 donation ($88 for conference attendees) includes a late afternoon concern by Mundell Lowe starting at 3pm, the JENerosity Celebration of music, cocktails, dinner, and awards with artists including NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold, Lynne Arriale, John Clayton, Charles McPherson, Holly Hoffman and more, a special performance by 2015 JEN LeJENds of Latin Jazz Poncho Sanchez, special seating at the conference's evening concerts including Caliente, Joe Santerre Ensemble, Army Jazz Ambassadors with Bobby Shew, and m-pact. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW for this NOT TO BE MISSED evening of and for Jazz in San Diego!


There is also still time to participate in the Wednesday, January 7, through Saturday, March 10, 2015 conference! Click here for 5 ways...
Milt Jackson Artist of the Week - Portrait in Jazz Schedule - December 29 2014
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 29, 2014
Milt Jackson is our Artist of the Week for this last week of 2014, December 29, 2014, and, appropriately, the first days of 2015. You will hear the music of one of the greatest Jazz vibraphonist ever all week on San Diego's Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org, in addition to a new Portrait in Jazz featuring a different Jazz artist each weekday between Noon and 1 PM PT...with this Wednesday, December 31, 2014...New Year's Eve...being a special day when we will be playing, in their entirety, the Top 10 Jazz Releases of 2014 from 10AM to 9PM. 

Here's a preview of this Thursday's Portrait in Jazz feature of Milt Jackson from the San Diego's Jazz 88.3 YouTube channel...


READ THE FULL ARTICLE for additional info on our Artist of the Week, the daily schedule for Portrait in Jazz features, and a place for your Comment on your favorite Milt Jackson, MJQ, and PIJ artist.
It's All About His Beloved Bolts For San Diego Charger Jazz 88
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 27, 2014
On the eve of the San Diego Chargers' win-or-stay-home final game of the 2014 season in Kansas City, Sunday, December 28, 10 AM PT, we catch up with Charger Jazz 88, aka Barry Farrar, host of Percussive Profiles each Thursday, 8-10 PM PT and Early Evening Jazz on Wednesday's 6-8 PM PT. He took some time to answer a few questions between holiday preparations, sharpening his drum sticks, and getting his tail-gate all ready for the big game. GO CHARGERS! GO JAZZ 88!


Jazz 88 (J88): Thanks for the check-in, Barry...I mean Charger Jazz 88...ah...What should we call you?
Charger Jazz 88 (CJ88): Doesn't matter. Its all about Jazz..Jazz 88 and my beloved BOLTS!!!!

J88: When did you become a Charger?
CJ88: I became a Charger in 1960 when the team moved here after 1 year in LA. My Dad, Barry Farrar, Sr. played sax in the Charger band. He was a single parent raising 2 boys. He would bring me to the games...his gigs. 

CONTINUE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE for more of this riveting interview and your chance to Comment with a shout out to Barry's Chargers and Jazz 88! GO BOLTS!
What Are Your Top Jazz Releases of 2014?
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 20, 2014
While we are all patiently waiting to hear San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Top 10 Jazz Releases of 2014 on New Years Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014, starting at 10am and are beginning to read (and post) some of the pontification's from the "pros", Jazz 88 would like to know what you think about this past year in the music we love...JAZZ! 



What are YOUR Top Jazz Releases of 2014? Here's how it will work....
  1. Make your list (via blog / Tumblr / public social media post / YouTube), check it twice, add a few literary flourishes if you dare (and even better, create an image/graphic) and put it somewhere online where we can link to it. If you need a reminder of what NEW you heard on Jazz 88.3 this year, review the Jazz 88 New This Week blog
  2. Let us know where your list is via the Comments section below or via any of our Social Media Channels (also listed below), preferably using the #TopJazz2014 hashtag,
  3. We will add the link to this blog, quoting your most pithy observations, and share links to the best, most creative, most insightful, most strange via Jazz 88's social media channels with the #TopJazz2014 hashtag.
Read the entire article to see A LINK TO YOUR POST, links to lists from those other folks who think they know Jazz ;), and the Jazz 88 Social Media Channels you can share your post at
2014.12.15 HOLIDAY Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 15, 2014
HO HO HO! And we've got a WHOLE lot of GREAT NEW HOLIDAY JAZZ added to the Jazz 88 Music Library for December 15, 2014. We'll be debuting it on The New Jazz Thing, Monday, December 15, 2014, 6-8 PM PT!
  • CHRIS BAUER – “IN A YULETIDE GROOVE”
  • BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA & TAJ MAHAL – “TALKIN’ CHRISTMAS!”
  • JOEY DeFRANCESCO – “HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS”
  • MICHAEL FEINSTEIN – “A MICHEL FEINSTEIN CHRISTMAS”
  • RENEE FLEMING – “CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK”
  • PETER FURLER – “CHRISTMAS”
  • RICK LANG – “THAT’S WHAT I LOVE ABOUT CHRISTMAS”
  • TONY LASLEY – “LATIN CHRISTMAS”
  • IRVIN MAYFIELD’S JAZZ PLAYHOUSE – “A NEW ORLEANS CREOLE CHRISTMAS”
  • RADAM SCHWARTZ – “SWINGIN’ THE HOLIDAYS”
  • MARILYN SCOTT – “GET CHRISTMAS STARTED!”
  • WAYNE RIKER – “TEN SHADES OF GREEN”
  • SOUTHSIDE ACES – “SANTAPHONE”
  • VARIOUS ARTISTS – “CHRISTMAS ON MACK AVENUE”
  • ANA VELNIOVA – “DECEMBER WISHING”
  • VERONNAEU – “SNOW TIME”
  • JEFF WISELY – “STRAIGHT SAX CHRISTMAS”
  • TOM WOPAT & JOHN SCHNEIDER – “HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”
  • PAUL ZAUNER’S CHRISTMAS ALL-STARS – “DWIGHT CHRISTMAS”
Read the entire article for more holiday info on all of these releases, links, and more!
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