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Jazz 88.3 2015 Fall Membership Drive!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 21, 2015
Our membership campaign has concluded. We are so grateful for your support and so thankful to have you join or re-join our jazzy family. As of now, our un-official total is just north of $193,000, our largest ever membership campaign total. So, congratulations to you, our members! Also, congratulations to all of our sweepstakes winners! If you didn't win your trip to Cuba you can still go (see details), or call 206-842-9775. If you didn't get a chance to make a pledge you can still do so and get in on some of the pledge premiums like Cuba, Sinatra's house and so much more! CHECK OUT YOUR OPTIONS! Or, you can still give us a ring- CALL 619-388-3000 or here's a link to take care of that now.
Randy Brecker Goes RandyPOP! In The New Jazz Releases for October 19 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 19, 2015
Randy Brecker celebrates his 70th Birthday with a new collection of Pop covers leading the new release to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library for October 20, 2015. These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
New Jazz Music in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2015.10.19
  • DOUG BEAVERS – “TITANES DEL TROMBÓN”
  • RANDY BRECKER – “RANDYPOP!”
  • AMINA FIGAROVA – “BLUE WHISPER”
  • “SINNE EEG / THOMAS FONNESBǢK”
  • JOSH EVANS – “HOPE AND DESPAIR”
  • GARDEN DISTRICT TRIO – “THEN AND NOW”
  • DALE HEAD – “SWING STRAIGHT UP”
  • WHITNEY MARCHELLE – “DIG DIS”
  • NEW YORK ELECTRIC PIANO – “BLACK HOLE IN ONE”
  • KIM NALLEY – “BLUES PEOPLE”
  • LOGAN STROSAHL TEAM – “UP WE GO”
  • PATRICK WILLIAMS – “HOME SUITE HOME”
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....
A Tribute To Nina Simone!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 14, 2015
The Westgate Hotel will pay homage to singer, pianist, composer and activist, Nina Simone, TONIGHT at 7PM in the stunning Versailles Ballroom. While savoring an exquisite three-course menu (including two glasses of wine) created by executive chef, Fabrice Hardel, you'll also enjoy four decades worth of timeless music, adapted by the Lorraine Castellanos Quintet featuring renowned trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos. This will be one enchanted evening you certainly won't want to miss! Retro-glamour attire is strongly encouraged! For more information, or to make a reservation for this highly anticipated event, click here!
Read full article at: A Tribute To Nina Simone!
This Is The New Jazz Thing October 12 2015
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 12, 2015
Debuts of the new jazz music getting added this week, preview of our Artist of the Week, Birthday and On This Day Upcoming Highlights, Jazz and Blues Calendar Preview, and more New Jazz Things! LIVE Monday, September 28, 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...
Fischer, Garner Previously Unreleased Tracks New in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 12, 2015
Previously unreleased recordings by Clare Fischer and Errol Garner headline the New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of October 12, 2015. These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library October 12, 2015
  • WHITE OUT w/ NELS CLINE – “ACCIDENTAL SKIES” ~ Northern Spy Records
  • DAVE CHAMBERLAIN’S BAND of BONES – “STOMP!” ~ Self-Produced
  • CLARE FISCHER – “OUT OF THE BLUE” ~ Clavo Records
  • ERROLL GARNER – “THE COMPLETE CONCERT BY THE SEA” *EXTENDED REISSUE ~ Columbia
  • SCOTT HAMILTON & JEFF HAMILTON – “LIVE IN BERN” ~ Capri
  • FRANK KOHL QUARTET – “INVISIBLE MAN” ~ Pony Boy Records
  • KIRK MACDONALD – “VISTA OBSCURA” ~ Addo Records
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....
Previous Jazz and Blues Music Winners and Honorees of the San Diego Music Awards
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 5, 2015
We've scoured the lists of San Diego Music Awards Winners and Lifetime Achievement Honorees to bring you the Jazz and Blues artists that have won and been honored at all previous shows, starting in 1991. You curious folks will be able to wow your friends with answer to such questions as "How Many Jazz and Blues Artists have Lifetime Achievement Awards?" or "Who Was The First (and Only) Jazz Artist to Win Artist of the Year?" or "What two Jazz 88 Hosts have received a Lifetime Achievement Award?" or you can make up your own "San Diego Music Awards Jazz and Blues Trivial Pursuit" game and play it with your friends!  READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE for the complete list by year...

Previous Jazz and Blues Music Winners and Honorees of the San Diego Music Awards
Phil Woods, alto sax, 1931-2015
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 29, 2015
The iconic alto saxophonist Phil Woods has passed away. As a teen he studied with Lennie Tristano, got inspired by Charlie Parker, and toured the world with Dizzy Gillespie. Later, Buddy Rich, Quincy Jones, and Benny Goodman benefited from his creativity. Pop Culture reference: Phil Woods was the sax solo on Billy Joel's "Just The Way You Are." There is, of course, so much more to his legacy. Keep listening...
This Is The New Jazz Thing September 28 2015 - Matt Smith Gabriel Sundy SDJazz
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 28, 2015
On the show this week...San Diego Jazz drummer, composer, and bandleader Matt Smith drops by to give us a preview of the Thursday, October 1, 2015, 5-7:30 Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour at The Lafayette Hotel with The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio and brings along San Diego saxophonist and leader of the Applebrown Jazz Ensemble, Gabriel Sundy, to chat about several other gigs the boys are featured in during October. We debut music from 7 new Jazz releases to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library for the week of September 28, 2015, along with tunes from Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week Dave Holland, this week's Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam Guest Janice Edwards, and tunes from San Diego Jazz artists Jenn Renee Cruz and Steve Torok who have upcoming CD Release Parties and special performances that Jazz 88.3 is proud to support. 

READ THE FULL ARTICLE to Stream the Full Show and Interview Segments, See the Playlist, Check Out Video and Pictures, Surf Links, and MORE!

Donatelli, Harrell, and Lorber Lead New Releases In Jazz 88.3 Music Library September 28 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 28, 2015
2 time Grammy-nominee Denise Donatelli and her latest release "Find A Heart", produced by San Diego's own Geoffrey Keezer, along with the latest releases from Tom Harrell and Jeff Lorber lead a solid and compact list of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of September 27, 2015. These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
  • DENISE DONATELLI – “FIND A HEART” 
  • TOM HARRELL – “FIRST IMPRESSIONS”
  • JEFF LORBER FUSION – “STEP IT UP”
  • DAVE McDONNELL GROUP – “THE TIME INSIDE A YEAR”
  • JEN SHYU & JADE TONGUE – “SOUNDS & CRIES OF THE WORLD”
  • JOHNNY SUMMERS – “PIANO SESSIONS, VOL.2”
  • GLENN TUCKER – “DETERMINATION”
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....
Siegel & Torok Project!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 28, 2015
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support pianist, Dan Siegel and saxophonist, Steve Torok: The Siegel & Torok Project, taking place at the MiraCosta College Concert Hall, TONIGHT(!) at 7:30PM. Dan Siegel and Steve Torok will be performing alongside a stellar lineup of world-class guest jazz musicians including drummer Land Richards, bassist Alex Al and guitarist Allan Hinds. The event is sponsored by the MiraCosta College music department. As part of the event, there will be master classes presented by the members of the band and guest front of house engineer Chris Eads. A horn section selected from the best MiraCosta Jazz and Commercial music students will also be featured. To purchase tickets, click here!

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