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A Big Band New Years Eve Celebration-2022!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:December 6, 2022

KSDS/Jazz88.3 is kissing 2022 good-bye and ringing in the new year with the sounds of swingin' Big Bands- "Big Bands Coast to Coast and Around the World!" . It's happening now and it features classic Big Band music from greats like Dizzy, Basie and Ellington. You will also hear from Rob McConnell, Buddy Rich, Gerald Wilson, Terry Gibbs, Gil Evans and so many more. While you are listening we hope you can make a donation. DONATE NOW and become a first-time member, renew your membership, make an additional gift or make a donation in memory of a loved one. But, hurry, you need to get your donation in before the end of the year for it to count for 2022. Many Thanks and Happy New Year!

Sounds of the Season-2022!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:November 28, 2022

Happy Holidays! KSDS will be bringing back its annual 'Sounds of the Season' programming which begins at Noon on Christmas Eve day. This 36-hour block of holiday music is brought to you by KSDS and our good friends at California Coast Credit Union. And, you have a chance to be a part of it.

Read full article at: Sounds of the Season-2022!

Camarada- 2022-2023 Season

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:November 21, 2022

Jazz 88.3 has partnered again with Camarada. Announcing Charlie Brown Jingles and Jazz, Saturday, December 17 at 7PM at the Conrad (7600 Fay Ave.) in La Jolla. Let your yuletide spirits soar with San Diego icon Peter Sprague as he spins his compositional expertise into the soundtrack of the beloved holiday television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!

LJMS Presents The War and Treaty- Oct. 28th at 7:30PM

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:October 20, 2022

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 Stream Is Back Up

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:October 13, 2022

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 Stream Is Down

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:October 12, 2022

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.

The 2022 Fall Membership Drive

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:September 25, 2022

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 in the Courtyard, 2022

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:July 21, 2022

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!

Read full article at: Jazz in the Courtyard, 2022

Harlem Tribute (Uptown Nights) at the Rady Shell- July 9th

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:June 27, 2022

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). 

Jazz on Tap 2022

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:June 1, 2022

Water for People San Diego Committee along with Avista and KSDS Jazz 88.3 are proud to present Jazz on Tap 2022, a fundraising event to benefit Water For People, a global nonprofit promoting the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services. The jazz festival will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.

Read full article at: Jazz on Tap 2022