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Follow Jazz 88 On Twitter
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 6, 2015
San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter community includes a vibrant list of on-air hosts and staff that are sharing Jazz links, pictures, and images on Twitter both during their shows and between shows when they are socializing with listeners and jazz fans from around the world and sharing the best in Jazz links. Here are some quick links to get you connected with Jazz 88.3 on Twitter...
  • @Jazz88 - San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter Feed: Links to trending Jazz News and Conversations, reviews of Jazz and other music albums, concerts, and events, and retweets from Jazz 88.3 partners and listeners. Let us know when you are listening with a @Jazz88 tag or use the #Jazz88 hashtag!
  • Jazz 88.3 Radio Hosts Twitter List: Subscribe to the list and follow your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts and you'll see during-show tweets and between show Jazz news and conversation. Check out the latest Jazz 88.3 host tweets below. If you want to only follow your favorite host, here's the list members.
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Blues Radio Lives In San Diego
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 5, 2015
When you want to tune your radio, computer, or mobile device to the best blues music around, any time of the day or night, programmed LIVE by hosts who love the blues, KSDS-FM San Diego's Jazz 88.3 is the place to be. Janine gives you a taste starting Saturday at Midnight with Blues Up Front, then the Saturday night blues party gets started at 7pm kicking off with Second Line Parade with Drew, Every Shade of Blue with Michael, Honkin' and Screamin' with Raymond, I've Got Blues For You with J Otis, and finishing off the spirit on Sunday morning at 6am with the Gospel Gathering and Janine. And if you want the blues WHEN YOU WANT THEM, then turn to the Jazz 88 Speakeasy where Full Programs of many of these show are available for you to stream on-demand. And when you include the weekly Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam at Proud Mary's, you've got Blues Radio in San Diego!  

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to all of our blue shows and playlists, blues hosts pages, Jazz 88 Speakeasy, and more...

Blues Radio Lives at KSDS-FM San Diego's Jazz and Blues 88.3 Jazz88.org
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Trip To Cuba--You Can Still Make It!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 2, 2015

Jazz 88.3's trip to Cuba March 25th to the 31st is almost sold out. We have ONE RESERVATION LEFT and we're continuing to take reservations, in case of a cancellation prior to departure.  Soooo... If you would like to go to Cuba, now's your chance. Call Earthbound Expeditions at area code 206 842-9775.  If it does sell out and a cancellation should  occur, names will be added to the trip in the order received.  Hold your spot, just in case!  Call 206 842-9775!

La Jolla Music Society Jazz Concert Series
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 2, 2015
La Jolla Music Society's jazz concert series will conclude TONIGHT with Grammy winner, Keb’ Mo (LISTEN to the Inside Art Interview)! The show will take place at the historic Balboa Theatre located in the heart of downtown. And--if you become a La Jolla Music Society subscriber, you'll save when you buy tickets for this concert. To purchase tickets or for more information, simply click here!
"Jazz @ The Jacobs"!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 2, 2015
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Symphony as they present: “Jazz @ The Jacobs" -- only one incredible concert remains, beautifully curated by the ever so talented Gilbert Castellanos! The next show is Gregory Porter, THIS Saturday at 8PM. Tickets are almost gone, but there's still a few left--simply click here!
The Bad Plus Joshua Redman
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 30, 2015
Mark your calendars, everyone because The Bad Plus Joshua Redman will hit the Music Box stage TONIGHT(!) at 8PM! The Bad Plus came together at the end of the 20th century and has avoided easy categorization ever since, winning critical hosannas and a legion of fans worldwide with their creativity, unique sound and flair for live performance. Based in New York City, the intensely collaborative trio has constantly searched for rules to break and boundaries to cross, bridging genres and techniques while exploring the infinite possibilities of three exceptional musicians working in perfect sync. Yet again they continue to explore myriad musical forms born of jazz along with any sonic source that forwards music that is uniquely The Bad Plus. And guess what?! - there's still tickets left to see 'em(!)--simply click here!
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New This Week In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library November 23 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 30, 2015
These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
New In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library November 30 2015
  • KEI AKAGI TRIO – “CIRCLEPOINT”
  • JOHN COLIANNI QUINTET – “AFTER HOURS”
  • ERNIE KRIVDA – “REQUIEM FOR A JAZZ LADY”
  • GLENN ZOTTOLA – “MILES DAVIS REMEMBERED”
Your Jazz 88.3 hosts will be introducing you to these new releases all week, so Listen Long, Often, and LIVE at 88.3 FM San Diego and Worldwide at Jazz88.org!  

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
Thanksgiving Day 2015 Portrait In Jazz Marathon
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 25, 2015
This is Joe Kocherhans, inviting you to join me Thanksgiving Day at Noon PT for a Portrait In Jazz marathon.  We'll kick it off at noon with our artist of the week Nat Adderley…followed by an hour of songs by the great Johnny Mercer…then we'll hear from 2 greats we lost this past year, Howard Rumsey and Phil Woods, followed by the one of the greatest of all jazz singers, the great Joe Williams, then we'll hear from 2 newly named NEA Jazz Masters, Gary Burton and Pharaoh Sanders, and we'll top it off with a jazz tribute to The Great American Songbook.  It all starts at noon on Thanksgiving Day.

Thanksgiving Day 2015 Portrait In Jazz Marathon


Fourplay Celebrates 25 Years With Silver Leading New Release at Jazz 88.3 November 23 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 23, 2015
A full spectrum mix of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of November 16, 2015, including music from vocal Lee Hartley ("Whole Lotta Something'" who recently performed at the historic Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour with Legend Les McCann (who just so happen's to guest on Lee's new disc!). These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
Fourplay Celebrates 25 Years With Silver Leading New Release at Jazz 88.3 November 23 2015
  • BRIAN EISENBERG BIG BAND – “SENSE OF GRATITUDE”
  • FOURPLAY – “SILVER”
  • IRA HILL – “TOMORROW”
  • TOM MATTA BIG BAND – “STANDARDS”
  • ANDREA SUPERSTEIN – “WHAT GOES ON”
Your Jazz 88.3 hosts will be introducing you to these new releases all week, so Listen Long, Often, and LIVE at 88.3 FM San Diego and Worldwide at Jazz88.org!  

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
THANK YOU - 2015 Fall Membership Drive Final Moments and Top 10 Jazz Artists
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 23, 2015
Congratulations to everyone for a very successful 2015 Fall Membership Drive. The drive concluded during an electric final few minutes of The Guitar Hour with Jazz 88.3 Guests, Staff, and Volunteers gathered for the announcement of the final Daily and Grand Sweepstakes Winners, along with the unofficial total amount raised. We have an unofficial total of 193,000 which will go a little higher when all the pledges are totaled.  That is a very impressive number and you should all be very proud of the effort made to support Jazz here in San Diego and around the world!

If you missed the last minutes, please relive it with us by playing our Jazz 88 Speakeasy Audio of the final minutes...

 
The Favorite Artist Poll Winner is Miles Davis. Thank you all for making your voice heard...this is an all star lineup for sure! Your hosts will be playing this music through the day Monday and during the week as we celebrate this great pledge drive with you!
 
This is the top ten in order:
  1. Miles Davis
  2. Frank Sinatra
  3. Dave Brubeck
  4. Thelonious Monk
  5. John Coltrane
  6. Duke Ellington
  7. Ella Fitzgerald
  8. Oscar Peterson
  9. Billie Holiday
  10. Pat Metheny
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