Jazz 88.3 Blog
|Coming up on the next session of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, airing Tuesday, February 16, 2016, Midnight to 2am, then available for On-Demand Streaming (Podcast coming soon) later Tuesday morning...|
- JEFF COFFIN WITH CALEB CHAPMAN’S CRESCENT SUPER BAND – “THE INSIDE OF THE OUTSIDE”
- AVISHAI COHEN – “INTO THE SILENCE”
- ADISON EVANS – “HERO”
- JEFF HALL – “LIFE COLLECTED”
- BOB KENMOTSU QUARTET – “I’M IN LOVE WITH YOU”
- TOM LELLIS – “THE FLOW”
- LYLE MAYS QUARTET – “THE LUDWIGSBURG CONCERT”
- GABRIEL MERVINE – “PEOPLE”
- MATT PARKER – “PRESENT TIME”
- WENDY PEDERSEN & JIM GASIOR – “WE TWO”
- PAQUITO d’RIVERA – “PAQUITO & MANZANERO”
- BILL STEWART – “SPACE SQUID”
- TIM TAMASHIRO – “DRINKY”
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for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
For his recent concert at UCSD’s Loft, pianist Danny Green augmented his usual trio-mates, bassist Justin Grinnnell and drummer Julian Cantelm, with three other stellar San Diego musicians – reedman Tripp Sprague, percussionist Mark Lamson and vocalist Leonard Patton.
Danny Green is a gifted keyboardist and an equally gifted composer. His recent recordings include most, if not all, of his own compositions, and several of those works made it to the set list at the Loft, along with offerings from Michael Jackson, Djavan and Stevie Wonder.
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|The Gary Peacock Trio will grace San Diego with their talent and presence THIS Saturday, February 13th at 7:30PM as part of the Athenaeum's Jazz @ TSRI series! This rare West Coast appearance featuring Peacock on bass, Marc Copland on piano, and Joey Baron on drums will be one for the books! Heralded worldwide for the past 32 years as the bassist in the landmark Keith Jarrett Trio, Peacock celebrates his 80th birthday this year with a special tour and CD release. Peacock’s six-decade career has included notable stints with artists including Bill Evans, Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, and Miles Davis. You can't miss this show--you just can't! Click here for tickets! |
|The John Scofield and Joe Lovano Quartet will hit the UCSD Price Center Ballroom stage, TONIGHT at 8PM! This is truly one show you simply won't want to miss! The lineup: John Scofield - guitar, Joe Lovano - sax, Bill Street - bass and Lewis Nash - drums. What's better?! There are still tickets available for you to see and enjoy this incredible assembly of musicians! Simply click here! |
|Coming up on the next session of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, airing Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Midnight to 2am, then available for On-Demand Streaming (Podcast coming soon) later Tuesday morning...|
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
- LUCIAN BAN – “ELEVATION: SONGS FROM FAR AWAY”
- JON DAVIS – “CHANGES OVER TIME”
- ED FAST & CONGA BOP – “DO OR DIE”
- CHAMPIAN FULTON – “AFTER DARK”
- TODD HUNTER TRIO – “EAT, DRINK, PLAY”
- INTERPLAY JAZZ ORCHESTRA – “DETOUR”
- JAZZMIKAN – “FLY AWAY”
- STACEY KENT – “TENDERLY”
- RUSS NOLAN – “SANCTUARY FROM THE ORDINARY”
- HERLIN RILEY – “NEW DIRECTION”
- JAE SINNETT – “ZERO TO 60”
- SWEET BABY J’AI – “STRAIGHT TO THAT PLACE”
- ERENA TERAKUBO – “A TIME FOR LOVE”
- HRISTO VITCHEV QUARTET – “IN SEARCH OF WONDERS”
Valentine's Day just got a little more special, as the historic Lafayette Hotel
is putting a Latin-spin on this lover's holiday! This year, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a Latin-inspired three-course dinner menu, paired beautifully with live Latin music! As a special treat, they’re also offering special room enhancements such as chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne! To RSVP, or for more information, simply click here
|Jazz Vocal Legend Ernie Andrews has enjoyed a long and continuing career singing the music he loves and he seems to keep getting stronger. He stopped by the Jazz 88.3 studios and chatted with Afternoon Jazz host Ron Dhanifu (Mon-Fri, 1-4pm PT) before his appearance at the monthly Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour at The Lafayette Hotel on Thursday, February 4, 2016. |
READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE to see some shots from Ernie Andrews and his great band including saxophonist Rickey Woodard at the Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour...
|This February Jazz 88.3 celebrates Black History Month! We thank Nechel Best, producer of San Diego Black History "Moments" for her contribution. Jazz came from the rich experience of African American culture and Jazz 88.3 will continue to honor Black History Month with our film screening of "Drop Me Off In Harlem" happening tonight at the Saville Theatre. Click here for details about this rare, FREE screening! ||
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