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Jenn Renee Cruz CD Release Party!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 28, 2015
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support vocalist Jenn Renee Cruz and the release of her new CD: “You Get What You Get”. Jazz 88.3 will help Jenn celebrate, TONIGHT(!) at 8PM at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101) in the heart of Little Italy. So if you're a fan of jazz and blues fusion and a compelling voice that possesses both tenderness and power, then be sure to mark your calendars and plan to come out and support this local, talented rising star! *Please Note: This event is 21+MORE: Jenn Visits Jazz 88.3...
Read full article at: Jenn Renee Cruz CD Release Party!
This Is The New Jazz Thing September 21 2015 - Stephen Rey
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 21, 2015
On The New Jazz Thing, Monday, September 21, 2015, Stephen Rey, leader of the Sextet that will be poolside at our Jazz-Inspired Pool Party at The Lafayette this Sunday, September 27 from Noon-3pm, dropped by to give us the scoop on his band, musical plans, and more...including a cool tune "Old Fashion Future". We also featured ALL of the new music being added this week, including a rollicing instrumental from Mose Allison and killer work from Jon Irabagon, plus lots more new. And Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week Frank Foster featured from his days as leader of the Count Basie Big Band and a version of his classic "Shiny Stockings". Check out a replay of the full show (including the entire version of Stephen Rey's "Old Fashion Future"), interview audio AND video, and more!

12 New Jazz Releases Coming To San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Music Library September 21 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 21, 2015
We've got a great stack of new music coming to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of September 21, 2015, including previously unreleased Live performances from Mose Allison, "a sure-footed dispatch" from saxophonist Jon Irabagon (featuring the great Tom Harrell), and more!  These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
  • THE 3.5.7 ENSEMBLE – “AMONGST THE SMOKESTACKS AND STEEPLES”
  • MOSE ALLISON – “AMERICAN LEGEND: LIVE IN CALIFORNIA”
  • LAURIE ANTONIOLI & RICHIE BEIRACH – “VARUNA”
  • ANDREA BRACHFELD – “LOTUS BLOSSOM”
  • ALEXIS COLE & BUCKY PIZZARELLI – “A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP”
  • JON IRABAGON FEATURING TOM HARRELL – “BEHIND THE SKY”
  • MARK LEWIS COOL JAZZ TRIO – “INFINITE POINTS”
  • HANS LUCHS – “TIME NEVER PAUSES”
  • BEN PATERSON – “FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE”
  • ADAM SCONE – “I SCREAM SCONE!”
  • BEN WINKELMAN TRIO – “THE KNIFE”
  • JOHN WOJCIECHOWSKI – “FOCUS”
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....
2015 San Diego Music Awards
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 16, 2015
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the 25th Annual San Diego Music Awards happening TONIGHT(!) at Humphrey's By The Bay. Jazz 88.3's very own Ron Dhanifu and J. Otis Williams will be presenters, so if you run into them, be sure to say "Hello!". Click here for a list of this year's nominees! Proceeds from the San Diego Music Awards help to support the San Diego Music Foundation's Guitars and Banjos for schools. To purchase tickets to this year's awards show, simply click here! List of Jazz / Blues Nominees...
Read full article at: 2015 San Diego Music Awards
Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot Doing A New Duo Dance
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 15, 2015
Pianist Geoffrey Keezer and vocalist Gillian Margot are back in San Diego, playing two shows in September and October that promise to take the duo thing they have been working on to new places, literally. The two dropped into the Jazz 88.3 studios to chat with Vince Outlaw on The New Jazz Thing on Monday, September 14, 2015, bringing new, unreleased recordings they made to "give people an idea of what we do sound like when it's just the two of us" and chatting about the upcoming shows ("in the round" at Dizzy's on Thursday, September 17 and at The Glashaus with strings on October 13), how their working relationship has evolved, Gillian's time in Hong Kong before the release of this year's "Black Butterfly", and what else San Diego's own Geoffrey has been up to. 

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for audio of the interview and a full transcript...

This Is The New Jazz Thing September 14 2015 - Geoffrey Keezer Gillian Margot
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 14, 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 14, 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!).  

Playlist Archive Screenshot - This Is The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw Monday, September 14, 2015

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Duos Dominate The New Jazz Adds to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library September 14 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 14, 2015
With 14 new albums being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week starting Monday, September 14, 2015, there is something for everyone. New duo recordings (John Clayton / Hank Jones; Chick Corea / Bela Fleck; Bob James / Nathan East), new vocals from Jazz Live Alum Karrin Allyson, cool grooves from Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, and so much more! These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
  • KARRIN ALLYSON – “MANY A NEW DAY”
  • TERRY BARTOLOTTA GROUP – “SLOW BURN”
  • JOHN CLAYTON – “PARLOR SERIES VOL.II: HANK JONES”
  • CHICK COREA & BÉLA FLECK – “TWO”
  • RAJIV HALIM – “FOUNDATION”
  • YORON ISRAEL AND HIGH STANDARD – “THIS MOMENT”
  • JACOB FRED JAZZ ODYSSEY – “THE BATTLE FOR EARTH”
  • BOB JAMES / NATHAN EAST – “THE NEW COOL”
  • BRUCE LOFGREN – “WIND AND SAND”
  • BOB MERRILL – “CHEERIN’ UP THE UNIVERSE”
  • CÉSAR  OROZCO & KAMARATA JAZZ – “NO LIMITS FOR TUMBAO”
  • ANDRÉA PETRITY – “IT’S ABOUT TIME”
  • JOHN PIZZARELLI – “MIDNIGHT McCARTNEY”
  • SAM TAYLOR – “MY FUTURE JUST PASSED”
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....
Jacobs Presents: Michelle Coltrane
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 13, 2015
Michelle Coltrane, the daughter of jazz legend John Coltrane, makes a special visit to the Jacobs Center TONIGHT at 6:30 pm. She will be joined by acclaimed jazz guitarist Shea Welsh and opening act, San Diego’s own dynamic trio Besos de Coco. Michelle and her band will perform their unique retro and modern sound as well as some of her father’s classics. Enjoy signature cocktails and tapas as the sultry sounds of jazz fill the air in a unique setting only minutes from Downtown San Diego. To purchase tickets, click here

UPDATE: Interview with Michelle and Shea...
2015 San Diego Blues Festival
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 13, 2015
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Blues Festival -- a benefit for the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank, happening THIS(!) Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th from 12-8PM, at Embarcadero Marina Park North. Come out and enjoy 2-days worth of great live music by some of your Blues favorites like: Booker T. Jones, Marcia Ball, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials and many more; all while supporting a great cause! To purchase tickets, simply click here! We'll see you there! MORE on Blues Radio in San Diego...
Read full article at: 2015 San Diego Blues Festival
Jazz Live: Doug Webb Quartet
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 12, 2015
UPDATE: FULL CONCERT / INTERVIEW AUDIO / VIDEO..READ ONJazz Live TONIGHT at 8PM! We're bringing the great saxophonist Doug Webb to the Saville Theater stage right here at San Diego City College. The terrific band includes Mitchel Forman- piano, Kevin Axt- bass and Dan Schnelle- drums. If you're a valid Jazz 88 member you can still reserve your 2 free tickets! Don't forget about that pesky parking pass, too. See you there! MORE Doug Webb at Jazz Live...

Doug Webb Quartet Jazz Live San Diego Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Read full article at: Jazz Live: Doug Webb Quartet
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