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San Diego Jazz Artist's New Releases Grow In 2016
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: June 11, 2016
San Diego Jazz Artists are hard at work creating new releases for 2016 and beyond! The San Diego Jazz Journalism community is on the case, writing reviews and getting interviews. #SDJazz fans are talking about it on Blogs and Social Media sites like SoundDiego and hearing the music and voices on shows like Jazz 88.3's Jazz Live San Diego, Afternoon Jazz, with more shows and interviews on-demand in the Jazz 88 Speakeasy

One of the esteemed Jazz Journalists in San Diego, Robert Bush, has promised more reviews of new work from artists like "... Ian Tordella, Rob Thorsen, Danny Green, Butch Lacy +Mark Dresser, Peter Kuhn, Nathan Hubbard just off the top of my head", so looking forward to that! The San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego Troubador, SD Free Press, and more are publishing all the time!

Lori Bell's "Brooklyn Dreaming" gets us started...more to come, we promise!

Lori Bell Brooklyn Dreamin San Diego Jazz Artist New Releases

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Al Di Meola at the Music Box 2016
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: June 8, 2016
Al Di Meola will hit the Music Box Stage on Wednesday, June 15th at 8PM. A bona fide guitar hero and perennial poll-winner, Al Di Meola has been recognized internationally over the past four decades as virtuoso of the highest order. A prolific composer and prodigious six-string talent, Di Meola has amassed over 20 albums as a leader while collaborating on a dozen or so others. This is going to be one epic concert! Please Note: This event is 21+. Click here for more information, or to purchase tickets!
Home Expressions' Grand Opening!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: June 8, 2016
Jackson Design and Remodeling has a new extension to their brand: a 9,000 sq. ft. selection center called Home Expressions! The grand opening will be Saturday, June 18th from 12-4PM and will be one to remember because you'll have the chance to not only explore Home Expressions, but you'll also have the chance to meet Jeff Lewis, star of Bravo’s “Flipping Out,” and enjoy music by Gilbert Castellanos! You can also enjoy food, a champagne toast, and mingle with your San Diego friends and neighbors. Home Expressions is located at 8135 Ronson Rd., San Diego, CA 92111 (right next door to Jackson Design and Remodeling). RSVP is required--click here to do so! It's going to be an inspiring and lively open house you truly won't want to miss!
Athenaeum 2016-2017 Season
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: June 5, 2016
Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2016-2017 season. The remaining concert is TONIGHT and features trumpeter, Curtis Taylor. The Athenaeum is a 501(c) 3 and is devoted exclusively to music and art! To become a member of the Athenaeum and/or for more information, simply click here! MORE ON THE SERIES ARTISTS...
Read full article at: Athenaeum 2016-2017 Season
2016 Summertime Jazz Night - Latin Style!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 31, 2016
Jazz 88.3's annual Summertime Jazz Night Rooftop Concert Series returns to the stunning Westgate Hotel, TONIGHT (6-9PM)! While you're there, you'll not only enjoy live Latin music by Conrad Herwig's Latin-Side All-Stars (which includes: Bill O'Connell- piano. Alex Sipiagin- trumpet, Ruben Rodriguez- bass, Robby Ameen- drums and Fausto Cuevas- congas and, Conrad Herwig- trombone), but also an array of Latin-inspired fare and cocktails. 

In addition, Chris Springer, host of Jazz 88.3's Latin Grooves, will be your host! So mark your calendars and plan to usher in summer with your favorite jazz and blues radio station! Please Note: Admission is $20 per person--cash onlyand you must be 21+ to attend. We'll see you there!
Jazz Live- All-Star Trumpet Summit!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 31, 2016
An All-Star Trumpet Summit heads to the Saville Theatre for Jazz Live on June 28th. The horns include Bobby Shew, Chuck Findley, Steve Huffsteter and Ron Stout. The rhythm section is also stellar- Mike Wofford (p), Dean Hulett (b) and Duncan Moore (dr). Tonight's show is SOLD OUT but if you get to the saville at 7:30p there's a chance you can get some unreleased tickets. When you arrive for the show be sure to display your parking pass
Amistad Cubana at Solare!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 26, 2016
Slide into summer TONIGHT (8:30-11PM) at Solare, with a Cuban-inspired jazz jam, featuring Amistad Cubana--a high-intensity Cuban dance music group from Guanabacoa, Cuba! Feliciano, on bass, is distinctively considered as the pinnacle of modern Cuban bass and renowned by many as the pioneer bassist of the Timba style. Feliciano has worked with musical titans such as Emiliano Salvador, Chucho Valdés, David Murray, and Maraca. Eugenio, on drums, is a conservatory professor of Cuban percussion, and for over 20 years served as percussionist for prestigious singer Pablo Milanés. Ignacio, on guitar, played for over ten years in the Tropicana club in Cuba with Giraldo Piloto and Paquito de Rivera. Cristina, on vocals, is their lead singer. The band plays a variety of songs from traditional Cuban Son to modern Cuban Timba, all written by or re-arranged by Feliciano. They'll be performing songs from the new album: "Llego la Amistad"--you simply won't want to miss it!
2016 Sunset Poolside Jazz Series!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 26, 2016
Mark your calendars because it's going to be one jam-packed jazz-inspired summer! Every Thursday, from 6:30-9:30PM, jazz enthusiasts can groove to the sounds of Southern California’s finest jazz artists alongside The Westgate Hotel's luxurious pool that's set against the backdrop of downtown San Diego’s skyline. The 3rd annual Sunset Poolside Jazz Series will not only feature jazz entertainment, but will also offer a selection of traditional and craft cocktails, fine whiskey, wine, beer, and an array of gourmet appetizers and tapas. For more information and to check out the entire summer line-up, click here! COMING UP Thursday, July 28th...Charlie Arbelaez Quartet! MORE ON THIS SUMMER'S LINEUP...
Read full article at: 2016 Sunset Poolside Jazz Series!
UCSD's 14th Annual Jazz Camp
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 3, 2016
Jazz 88.3 is proud to be a supporter of the 14th Annual UCSD Jazz Camp, happening June 19th-25th! Jazz Camp at UCSD is a five-day summer program designed for intermediate to advance-level jazz musicians, ages 14-adult. Students will work directly with faculty and internationally renowned jazz artists, exploring styles ranging from classic, to bebop, to contemporary open-form. Students receive one-on-one and small group instruction. Together,  Jazz 88. and UCSD are offering a full-tuition scholarship for (1) adult and (1) youth. The deadline to apply for each scholarship is Wednesday, May 18th. And, be sure to mention KSDS - Jazz 88.3 when you apply! (Please note: Scholarships do not include room and board). Awardees will be selected Thursday, May 19th. Click here to apply, or for more details. Good luck!
[Concert Audio] Duke Ellington Birthday Concert With San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts Jazz Ensemble
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: May 2, 2016
Duke Ellington's 117th birthday was celebrated with a special film presentation and a concert by the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SDSCPA) Jazz Ensemble on Friday, April 29, 2016 at San Diego City College's Saville Theater. The event was a special celebration as it was a final performance by the SDSCPA Jazz Ensemble as they prepare to represent San Diego as 1 of only 15 ensembles in North America to compete in the Essentially Ellington competition in New York City, May 5-7, 2016. 

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support SDSCPA and urges you to DONATE NOW to offset travels costs for this Next Generation of San Diego Jazz!

Enjoy the full concert audio from the Jazz 88 Speakeasy!

Duke Ellington Birthday Celebration Film Presentation and SDSCPA Concert

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