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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!
Read full article at: The Bad Plus Joshua Redman
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
This Is The New Jazz Thing November 17 2015
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 17, 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! Tuesday, November 17, Midnight-2am 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!).
New This Week In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library November 16 2015
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 15, 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!
New This Week In San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Music Library November 16 2015
  • LENY ANDRADE / RONI BEN-HUR – “ALEGRIA DE VIVER”
  • LEE HARTLEY – “WHOLE LOTTA SOMETHIN’”
  • ENRICO PIERANUNZI – “PROXIMITY”
  • “TOMEKA REID QUARTET”
  • MATTHEW SHIPP – “THE CONDUCT OF JAZZ”
  • SYLVAN STREET – “FEEDBACK LOOP”
  • CORY WEEDS & THE JEFF HAMILTON TRIO – “THIS HAPPY MADNESS”
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....
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