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San Diego Music Awards 2017
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 9, 2017
The 26th Annual San Diego Music Awards will take place at House of Blues TONIGHT! Doors open at 6PM, with a pre-show TV taping of Tonight in San Diego! Proceeds from the San Diego Music Awards help to purchase guitars for San Diego County schools, via a partnership between the San Diego Music Foundation and El Cajon's Taylor Guitars. Over the life of the program, 2,978 guitars have been placed into 85 schools from San Onofre to San Ysidro and over 55,000 K-12 students have been impacted by the program. It's going to be a great night in San Diego, so mark your calendars! To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here! HERE ARE THE JAZZ AND BLUES NOMINEES...
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Athenaeum's Jazz Series Continues!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 7, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017 season at the Library and Art Center and TSRI. Up next: Joe Lovano Classic Quartet, April 7th, followed by Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes (May 9th)--all at TSRI Hall. 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
Jazz Live- The Dave Pell Octet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 28, 2017
One of the founding fathers of West Coast Jazz, saxophonist Dave Pell, will be coming to Jazz Live TONIGHT.  Dave will be bringing his usual octet (Bobby Efford- Baritone, Carl Saunders- Trumpet, Scott Whitfield- Trombone, Charles Bergman- Piano, Barry Zweig- Guitar, Richard Simon- Bass, Ray Brinker- Drums) for a night of music that you won't forget. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. For the general public, you can purchase tickets by calling 619-388-3301. Please print the parking pass to make you legit. MORE ON DAVE PELL OCTET...
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The Yellowjackets!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 26, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to partner with Flat 9 Entertainment as they present the Yellowjackets, Saturday, March 4th at the Lyceum Theater at 8PM! Throughout their storied 35-year history, The Yellowjackets have recorded 22 albums, received 17 Grammy nominations – won two – performed countless sold-out tours, and enjoyed worldwide critical acclaim and commercial success. Recently recording their 23rd album last summer, they have gained and maintained prominence as one of jazz’s most influential, contemporary and most loved jazz groups. The line up: Russell Ferrante - Keyboards & Piano; Bob Mintzer - Sax & EWI; Will Kennedy - Drums; Dane Alderson - Bass. This is bound to be a great show! To purchase tickets, click here!
The Loft | Jeff Hamilton
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 21, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to partner with The Loft at UCSD as they present acclaimed drummer, Jeff Hamilton, with Hammond B-3 player Akiko Tsuruga and guitariest Graham Dechter on March 2nd (8PM). This is once show you simply can't miss! For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here! ARTIST BIOS, VIDS...
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The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - February 19 2017
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 17, 2017
Welcome to the Sunday, February 19, 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 the February 19, 2017 installment of the Round Up...Last week, Jazz 88.3 and the San Diego Jazz community mourned the Sunday, February 12 passing of Al Jarreau and we will share some of those from this week’s blog post. The San Diego Jazz Party is coming to the Hilton Del Mar and is just one news item in a busy week just finished in San Diego Jazz and Blues...we’ll recap it all. We’ll also take a look at the upcoming week on the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar, what you can expect to hear on your favorite Jazz and Blues station next week, including the new Artist of the Week, and a look ahead a little further into our Jazz and Blues future...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Round UP….


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Al Jarreau Death Mourned By San Diego Jazz Community
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 17, 2017
Last Sunday, February 12, 2017, as the music world gathered to celebrate the 59th Grammy Awards, the news of the passing of the multi-Grammy award winning vocalist Al Jarreau was announced. The passing impacted the Jazz 88.3 staff and San Diego Jazz community at large in many ways. Here are a few of the postings and remembrances...
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Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 16, 2017

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San Diego Jazz Party!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 15, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Jazz Party, happening Friday through Sunday, February 24th-26th at the Hilton Hotel in Del Mar! The San Diego Jazz Party carries on a tradition of presenting classic, mainstream jazz to the public on an annual basis in a weekend-long festival featuring outstanding musicians from across the country in a relaxed, intimate setting. If you've never been, this is definitely the year to attend. Check out the spectacular line-up for this 3-day festival by clicking here!
The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - February 12 2017
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 12, 2017
Welcome to the Sunday, February 12, 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 the February 12, 2017 installment of the Round Up, KSDS Celebrates Recorded Jazz’s 100th Anniversary by taking your votes for YOUR TOP RECORDED JAZZ TUNES, plus ArtPower at UC San Diego Jazz Concert Series gets announced, kicked off, snow delayed...find out what’s next! We also look forward to what’s happening next week on the Live Music scene from the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar at Jazz88.org, plus what you will be hearing on your radio this week, and what’s up ahead for Jazz in San Diego, the world, and on your radio! So, let’s get to the Round Up!


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