Jazz 88.3 Blog
|Ahmad Jamal, who celebrates his 85th birthday this Thursday, July 2, is the San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week starting June 29, 2015! Your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts will be playing his music and telling their personal stories of the impact of his music overall and on them personally. |
|Jazz Live TONIGHT(!) at 8PM! We're bringing two great San Diego vocalists together on the Saville Theater stage right here at San Diego City College, Lizzi Trumbore featuring Leonard Patton. 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! READ ON for Jazz Live Preview Audio, Artist Bios, Links, and more...|
|Jazz Live TONIGHT(!) will be special! San Diego's own Nathan Hubbard will be bringing his eclectic compositions to the Saville Theatre stage. Nathan's "Encinitas and Everything After" won Best Jazz Album at last year's San Diego Music Awards so it's a show you don't to miss. If you are a valid Jazz88 member you can reserve your 2 free tickets right away. Don't forget about that pesky parking pass. See you there! READ FULL ARTICLE for Jazz Live Preview Audio...|
Jazz pianist Eldar
, known as Eldar Djangirov during his high school years at Francis W. Parker here in San Diego, has released his new collection of live recordings "World Tour, Vol. 1" and it's one of 16 new releases to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library for the week of June 22, 2015. Here's the full list and later, links to the artist websites and more...
- ANTONIO ADOLFO – “TEMA”
- PERRY BEEKMAN – “S’WONDERFUL: PERRY BEEKMAN SINGS AND PLAYS GERSHWIN”
- HUGO CARVALHAIS - "GRAND VALIS"
- BRIAN CHARETTE – “ALPHABET CITY”
- CHARLIE DENNARD – “5 O’CLOCK CHARLIE”
- ELDAR – “WORLD TOUR, VOL.1”
- MACK GOLDSBURY / DUANE DURRETT – “SANDTOWN”
- THE KANDINSKY EFFECT - "SOMNAMBULIST"
- PAUL KEELING – “ANCIENT LIGHTS”
- SUSIE MEISSNER – “TEA FOR TWO”
- CRISTINA MORRISON – “BARONESSA”
- ABBEY RADER WEST COAST QUARTET - "FIRST GATHERING"
- JAMISON ROSS – “JAMISON”
- DIRIK SCHILGEN – “ON THE MOVE”
- TERELL STAFFORD – “BROTHERLEE LOVE”
- CHARENEE WADE – “OFFERING”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
|LIVE Monday, June 22, 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!). |GET SOCIAL @TNJT on Facebook and Twitter.
Tonight on the Show...
- Preview of the week at Jazz 88.3, on the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar, Jazz News, and more!
Come back to the blog post for archive of the show, playlist, and more!
|Bill Cunliffe, leader on over 20 albums and winner of both a 2009 Grammy Award and the 1989 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition is the Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week starting June 22, 2015. You can hear this fantastic composer, arranger, and pianist's music all week played by your favorite hosts LIVE on San Diego's Jazz 88.3 and Worldwide at Jazz 88.3. |READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for 14 albums you can hear Bill play on and to learn more about our Artist of the Week...
Every time you experience a live performance of Jazz, it’s an original. At Jazz 88.3, we like that originality. We are celebrating with a campaign
to end our fiscal year on budget with some other San Diego originals. We’ve partnered with Rubio’s
and Blind Lady Ale House
, Tiger! Tiger!
and Panama 66
, for example, to thank donors who help us keep that fiscal needle in the black with some tasty original San Diego gastronomic experiences. And we’ve culled some original audio experiences, too, including a new CD from Sue Palmer
that hasn’t even been released yet!
Take a moment and go to our “Support Jazz 88.3 page,
and consider which San Diego Original you’d like to add to your collection.
|Consider this your official summer save-the-date! Jazz 88.3 will be celebrating summer in style on the last Sunday of each month (July-September) with a jazz-inspired pool party at the historic and newly renovated Lafayette Hotel from 12-3PM. TODAY(!), Songstress, Miss Erika Davies will provide the eclectic poolside jams and vibes! So grab your bathing suit, sunblock and pick up a day pass ($15) at the front desk when you arrive and come out and join us for a relaxing Sunday by the pool. We'll see you there! |
|Jazz 88.3 will be bidding the summer season a proper farewell THIS(!) Sunday, September 27th from 12-3PM with a jazz-inspired pool party at the historic and newly renovated Lafayette Hotel. The Stephen Rey Sextet will providethe eclectic poolside jams and vibes! So grab your bathing suit, sunblock and pick up a day pass ($15) at the front desk when you arrive and come out and join us for a relaxing Sunday by the pool. We'll see you there! MORE...|
|The Jazz Journalists Association (JJA, JazzJournalists.org) celebrated the winners of their 2015 Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards at the organization's annual public Jazz Awards party at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The 2015 JJA Awards For Musical Achievement were chosen in 32 categories for achievement in work in 2014 and were previously announced in May 2015. 2015 JJA Jazz Awards for Journalism and Media were announced at the event on Tuesday. Additionally, 23 previously announced 2015 Jazz Journalist Award Jazz Heroes were celebrated at the party. |San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Jazz88.org send BIG CONGRATULATIONS to all the Winners and Jazz Heroes for the great work they do to keep Jazz Alive and Well!
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for additional links, coverage, and pictures of the winners and heroes...
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