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Knights of Swing!

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Blog Author:Gordon Goodwin

Posted on:May 13, 2022

Journey into Jazz- Classics 4 Kids and Young Lions Conservatory

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:May 11, 2022

 Classics 4 Kids is presenting their award-winning music education programs for thousands of elementary students from throughout San Diego County to enjoy. “Journey Into Jazz” takes place on May 24-25, 2022, and will feature live music from the 17-member Classics Philharmonic Orchestra accompanied by six talented high school jazz artists from the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory. Performances take place for San Diego County elementary students at 9:45 AM and 11:30 AM on May 24th and 25th, 2022 at the Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego. Tickets are available at classics4kids.org. All programs will be produced in a safe setting in accordance with Public Health regulations.

Francis Parker Summer Jazz Workshop- 2022

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:May 11, 2022

Francis Parker is hosting their 12th annual Summer Jazz Workshop. This program provides a unique opportunity for middle and high school-aged students to study with some of San Diego's most gifted professional jazz performers and educators.

Women in Jazz Festival- 2022

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:May 11, 2022

San Diego Jazz Ventures presents a mini-festival of Women in Jazz featuring all-star sextet Artemis and Grammy-nominee Thana Alexa. June 3 + 4 at The Alexandria at Torrey Pines.

Read full article at: Women in Jazz Festival- 2022

Kingfish comes to San Diego

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:April 21, 2022

Gator By the Bay 2022!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:April 19, 2022

It’s Mardi Gras in May! The Gator By The Bay Festival returns this year (May 5-8th) at Spanish Landing Park (across from the airport). This spirited 4-day music & food festival features entertainment for the whole family! There will be 7 Stages with non-stop music! Zydeco, Blues, Cajun, Swing, Salsa, Country & Jazz. Bring your appetite as there will be delicious Creole & Cajun Food including 10,000 pounds of live crawfish straight from Louisiana! There will be cooking demos by Southern chefs and free dance lessons by some of the finest instructors in the country! Kids 17 and under admitted free. Tickets and information is available at the Gator By The Bay Festival website.

Chris Botti Comes to the Balboa Theatre

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:March 16, 2022

The New York Times says trumpet powerhouse and American best-selling artist Chris Botti dazzles with both “flickering intimacy and thundering grandiosity.” The La Jolla Music Society announces Chris Botti's return to San Diego on Friday, April 8th when he plays at the Balboa Theatre. The concert begins at 8PM. Here's the link for more information and tickets.


 

Women's History Month 2022

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 28, 2022

March is Women's History Month and KSDS-FM is celebrating by shining the spotlight on the women making an impact on the current jazz scene.  Instrumentalists as opposed to singers (although some do both). Listen every weekday throughout the month to hear our daily featured artist.

Al DiMeola returns to San Diego

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 10, 2022

Al Di Meola's ongoing fascination with complex rhythmic syncopation combined with provocative lyrical melodies and sophisticated harmony has been at the heart of his music throughout a celebrated career that has spanned four decades and earned him critical accolades. Al will be playing The Magnolia Theatre in El Cajon on Tuesday, March 15th (7PM). Here is the ticket information. 

KSDS Extends its LIVE Broadcasting!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 9, 2022

KSDS has now implemented Phase 3 of our live broadcasting. It now consists of Monday through Friday, between the hours of 6AM to Midnight. The hosts are Joe Kocherhans (6-10AM). Gary Beck (10A-2PM), Ron Dhanifu (3-5PM) and Claudia Russell (7-10PM). You can check out our NEW PROGRAM GRID that includes our new 'Jazz Across America' series (M-F/5-7PM) and some new weekend specialty shows. We look forward to adding more shows and hosts in the near future. Thank you for all your patience  and throughout 2020 and 2021. If you would like to help us stay financially sound we would truly appreciate your SUPPORT.