Jazz 88.3 Blog
Acclaimed Bassist Darek Oles
brings a super group in to the Saville Theatre for our next Jazz Live TONIGHT. The concert will focus on the music of John Coltrane as this week we recognize the 50th anniversary of the great saxophonist's passing. The band includes Chuck Manning
on tenor, Jon Mayer
on piano, Larry Koonse
on the guitar and Roy McCurdy
on drums. It will be a very memorable Jazz Live
. This show is SOLD OUT
but you can listen at 8pm to the live broadcast. If you are coming tonight here's the parking pass
. Oh, and Zoe's Place Food Truck
will also be on-site from 5-8PM
--so come hungry!
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support Ken Theater's presentation of "Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary" showing THIS(!) Saturday, June 24th. You won't want to miss this thought-provoking, uplifting and powerful film about jazz giant John Coltrane, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This rich, textured and compelling portrait of a remarkable artist reveals the critical events, passions, experiences and challenges that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds—a story of demons and darkness, of persistence and redemption. The beauty, poignancy, energy, pain, joy and inspiration heard in nearly 50 Coltrane recordings from throughout his career brings alive the artist and the times in which he lived. Although Coltrane never participated in any television interviews (and only a handful for radio), he has an active and vibrant presence in the film through his print interviews. These words—spoken by Academy Award winner Denzel Washington—illuminate what Coltrane was thinking and feeling at critical moments throughout his life and career. Includes appearances by Coltrane’s children, President Bill Clinton, Common, John Densmore of The Doors, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dr. Cornel West and more. You also won't want to miss a special Q&A session with Jazz 88.3's GM, Ken Poston and director, John Scheinfeld after the 7PM show. Showtimes vary--click here for details! INSIDE ART INTERVIEW / TRAILER / REVIEWS...|
Welcome to the Sunday, June 11, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. I’m Vince Outlaw and on this week’s round-up: this past week, the San Diego Jazz community comes out to benefit the youngest of us and you can still help, we point you to free music from this past week’s Westgate Sunset Poolside performer, and Jazz 88.3 does the Festival of the Arts. It’s a big week coming up in the live San Diego Jazz scene with Cool Ladies, Poolside vocals, and a West Coast Jazz Legend. A piano Jazz legend will be on your favorite radio station as artist of the week, and we’ll look at what’s up in the coming weeks and months...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Jazz 88.3 Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
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Welcome to the Sunday, May 28, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. I’m Vince Outlaw and on this week’s round-up, San Diego Jazz Presenters announce and kick-off their summer series while another announces their 2017-2018 plans which include a visit from one of the biggest names in Jazz, plus another San Diego drummer is in the Percussive Profiles spotlight. San Diego’s Jewel, Balboa Park, gets their Vine Affair on this week, we’ve got a new Artist of the Week to introduce, and there is lots on the San Diego Jazz and Blues horizon to preview, plus we’ve got music from Herbie Hancock, Besos de Coco, Claudio Roditi, and Dave Scott...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Jazz 88.3 Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
Welcome to the Sunday, May 21, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. I’m Vince Outlaw and on this week’s round-up, Peter Erskine brought his Dr. Um Band into the Saville Theater this past Tuesday, May 16 for Jazz Live San Diego. San Diego City College got a new President, Friday Happy Hour at the Handlery featured an all-star lineup led by flutist Ali Ryerson, the San Diego Ballet debuted new work featuring music by Charles McPherson, and Chucho Valdes comes to the San Diego Symphony’s Jazz at the Jacobs series. Looking forward, Joe Marillo will be remembered this coming week, we’ve got a new Artist of the Week starting Monday, and there are lots of new events and partnerships coming up...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Jazz 88.3 Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
One of the most prolific and prominent bebop altoists on the West Coast Jazz Scene, Lanny Morgan
, will be coming to Jazz Live TONIGHT.
Morgan first came to prominence in New York, as the young lead alto for Maynard Ferguson's Big Band of the sixties, as well as Maynard's sextet of the same era. Speaking of a sextet, Lanny will be bringing his sextet (Bob Summers- trumpet, Doug Webb- tenor, Matt Harris- piano, Chris Conner- bass, Paul Kreibich- drums)
to the Saville Theatre for a night music that will entertain and inspire. To reserve your tickets please go The Speakeasy
. For the general public you can purchase tickets by calling 619-388-3301. Here's the parking pass
. PREVIEW / PHOTOS / MORE...
|Jazz 88.3 will be out at the Festival of the Arts, happening June 10th and 11th (10AM-6PM) at the Waterfront Park! Produced by Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation and San Diego Magazine, this unforgettable weekend filled with art, food, craft beer and entertainment benefits programs for San Diegans with disabilities. It's the perfect way to enjoy the weekend in American's Finest City! Children 16 and under: Free! Active Military with I.D.: Free! Click here to purchase tickets or for more information! MORE ON THE MUSIC OF THE FEST....|
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Summer is officially in full-swing and what better way to celebrate than to celebrate in style at The Westgate Hotel
with their annual Sunset Poolside Jazz Series
Thursday, beginning June 1st
, from 6:30-9:30PM
, Jazz enthusiasts will sway and groove to the sounds of Southern California’s finest Jazz talents, offering an eclectic jazz experience poolside! Set against a backdrop of downtown San Diego’s skyline at sunset, the event series will feature a different performance every
week, complimented by signature cocktails, wine and craft beer, as well as a gourmet array of appetizers and tapas. The series is curated by world-renowned trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos, so it's bound to be a phenomenal summer concert series! To view the complete lineup, click here
. PREVIEW SERIES ARTISTS...
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support "The Vine Affair", a sure-to-be incredible event put on by the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, happening Friday, June 2nd from 6-10PM! This is your chance to indulge in Balboa Park's first annual wine festival! Experience superb wine while exploring five different museums, including: San Diego Art Institute, The Conservancy vis-à-vis The Prado Restaurant, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, San Diego History Center, and the Fleet Science Center. You will also enjoy exquisite wines and delicious tapas, experience exceptional art, and enjoy live music. Please Note:This event is 21+. Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is a nonprofit organization through which 28 arts, science and cultural institutions in Balboa Park collaborate to achieve shared goals. By helping these groups achieve greater organizational efficiency, innovation and excellence, it seeks to contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Click here to purchase tickets to The Vine Affair! MORE ON THE MUSIC AT THE AFFAIR...|
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