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April 2016 Jazz Live Preview - Jack Costanzo Latin Combustion Band [Audio]
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: March 8, 2016
Our next Jazz Live San Diego is Tuesday with one of the pioneers of Latin Jazz, Mr. Bongo himself, Jack Costanzo IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT! He will be bringing his Latin Combustion Band in for a night of music you don't want to miss! LISTEN TO THE JAZZ LIVE PREVIEW, featuring excerpts from the biography of Jack Constanzo and music from his long career. Jazz 88.3 Members can MAKE YOUR RESERVATION FOR 2 FREE TICKETS in the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy. Additional tickets can be purchased by calling 619-388-3743!



READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE for Links to Biographical information about Jack Costanzo and the music featured in the preview...
New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016-03-07
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: March 7, 2016
Check out all the new releases to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of March 7, 2016! Tune in all week for New Jazz Music specially selected by your Jazz 88 on-air hosts. Tune into The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw (Airing: Tuesday, Midnight-2am; On-Demand Immediately After) for 2 hours of all New Jazz Music and Jazz News. 

New This Week In The Jazz 88 Music Library 2016.3.7
  • MALOU BEAUVOIR – “IS THIS LOVE”
  • MEL CARTER – “CONTINUES…”
  • DARRYN FARRUGIA – “SEEDS”
  • LETIZIA GAMBI – “BLUE MONDAY” 
  • MATT KANE & THE KANSAS CITY GENERATIONS SEXTET – “ACKNOWLEDGEMENT”
  • KEVIN MAHOGANY – “VIENNA AFFAIR”
  • MINGS AND CRAIG – “DAY BY DAY”
  • DANNY MIXON – “PASS IT ON”
  • NUANCE CRUSADERS – “BEGINNINGS”
  • SUE PALMER & HER MOTEL SWING ORCHESTRA – “THE THUNDERBIRD SESSIONS”
  • ARCHIE THOMPSON & THE ARCH TONES ALL-STARS – “JAZZ VESPERS, VOL.3”
  • CHRISTIAN WINTHER – “REFUGE IN SOUND”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
Jennifer Leitham Previews March 2016 Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour
Blog Name: The Jazz Ride HomeAuthor: Claudia Russell , Program Director/HostPosted on: March 3, 2016
Jennifer Leitham stopped by the Jazz 88.3 studios to chat with Claudia Russell, host of The Jazz Ride Home (Weekdays, 4-8pm PT), about her Thursday, March 3 appearance at the Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour at the Lafayette Hotel, her recent release "Mood(S)wings", and long journey in Jazz music. Check out the interview and GET HAPPY!

City College Dramatic Arts Program- Festival of New Plays
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 2, 2016
The San Diego City College Dramatic Arts Program presents the world premiere of the Festival of New Plays. Performances are THIS Friday and Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. in the new Black Box Theatre at City College in the Arts and Humanties Building (AH). As the first production in the 98-seat Black Box Theatre, City College is inaugurating the space by introducing seven original scripts written by City College students. There will be a talk-back with the playwrights following the performance this Friday (March 11). Here is the ticket information.
This Is The New Jazz Thing March 1 2016
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 29, 2016
LISTEN LIVE to the next session of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, aired Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Midnight to 2am, available for On-Demand Streaming (Podcast coming soon)...but first...

PUT TNJT ON YOUR CALENDAR - Don't miss a session of The New, subscribe to our Google Calendar!

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for the show playlist, links, and more!
New This Week In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library - 2016-2-29
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 29, 2016
Check out all the new releases to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of February 29, 2016! Tune in all week for New Jazz Music specially selected by your Jazz 88 on-air hosts. Tune into The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw (Airing: Tuesday, Midnight-2am; On-Demand Immediately After) for 2 hours of all New Jazz Music and Jazz News. 

New This Week In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016.2.29
  • STAN GETZ – “MOMENTS IN TIME”
  • JOÃO GILBERTO / STAN GETZ – “GETZ / GILBERTO ‘76”
  • GUILHERME DIAS GOMES – “LESTA”
  • LAURENCE HOBGOOD TRIO – “HONOR THY FATHERS”
  • WILLIE JONES III – “GROUNDWORK”
  • STEVE KUHN – “AT THIS TIME”
  • HENDRIK MEURKENS – “HARMONICUS REX”
  • LOGAN RICHARDSON – “SHIFT”
  • ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ – “TOCORORO”
  • ROSWELL RUDD & HEATHER MASSE – “AUGUST LOVE SONG”
  • SNARKY PUPPY – “FAMILY DINNER, VOL.2”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour- Jennifer Leitham Trio!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 25, 2016
Heads-up Happy Hour goers! Join us TONIGHT at 5PM for our monthly Happy Hour! Acclaimed bassist, Jennifer Leitham will be bringing a terrific trio for your listening pleasure! And as usual, it'll all take place in the Mississippi Ballroom at the historic and stunning Lafayette Hotel located on El Cajon Boulevard.  There will also be delicious (hosted) appetizers and happy hour drink prices! There's a $10 cover charge (cash only!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend. We'll see you there!

Jazz Live- The Katie Thiroux Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 23, 2016
The Jazz Live momentum for 2016 continues with another great concert. Bassist and vocalist, Katie Thiroux, will be bringing a quartet TONIGHT at 8pm. Her stellar band includes Graham Dechter on guitar, Roger Neumann on saxophone and Matt Witek on drums. If you are a valid Jazz88 member you can reserve up to two tickets in the Speakeasy- if you don't have an account its easy to join...and free! If you need to purchase tickets or want more information please call 619-388-3743. Be sure to print the parking pass...it's a must.
The Inaugural San Diego Blues Caravan- Tuesday, April 18!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 23, 2016
The first-ever KSDS San Diego Blues Club Caravan will take place Tuesday, April 18, beginning at 7PM! We'll have buses going from club to club all over the city, stopping about every 10-15 minutes. With your Caravan pass, you can start at any participating venue, stay as long or as little as you like, then board the bus to the next club. There will be KSDS On-Air personalities hosting at each venue. There are no minimums at any of the venues; buy food and drink, or not, as you choose. Any time you like, take the bus back to where you started. Advanced tickets are $15 which includes admission to all the clubs and unlimited transportation. Admission the night of the show will be $20, so order your tickets now. Details on specific clubs and bands are COMING SOON. For ticket purchasing or more information please call Ken Borgers at (619) 388-3301. VENUES / ARTISTS / MORE...
Next Generation of San Diego Jazz to Compete at Monterey Jazz Festival [Interview]
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 23, 2016
The International Academy of Jazz San Diego (IAJSD.org) has been selected from over 130 groups to compete in the Next Generation Jazz Festival (NGJF), April 8-10, 2016 in Monterey, California, for a chance to perform at the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival in September 2016. IAJ-SD, a nonprofit 501c3 providing after school music enrichment in Jazz studies patterned after youth symphonic programs, will be the only group representing San Diego in the weekend of competition, learning, and engagement by top Jazz artists and competition judges including Grammy-award winner Terri Lyne Carrington and San Diego's own Gilbert Castellanos. IAJ-SD has kicked off a fundraising drive to help with costs of transportation, housing, and other expenses for a select group of students to go to NGJF. IAJ-SD board member Arlene Damasco and Executive Director Guy Gonzalez stopped by The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw on Monday, February 22, 2016 to fill us in on the details of the upcoming competition and ask for help to reach their fundraising goals. 



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