Jazz 88.3 Blog
San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre is proud to present John Kander and Fred Ebb’s "CHICAGO"
. It's a dazzling musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago. A sensational tale of crime, betrayal, jealousy and desire that has achieved musical iconicism in its run spanning over 40 years. The series will begin April 21st and conclude April 30th.
Showtime is at 8 PM on Friday and Saturday dates, and 2 PM on Sunday dates. Seating is limited and early reservations are advised! Click here for tickets
. More information is at (619)-388-3676
|Ella Fitzgerald is one of the giants among Jazz Vocalists and set the bar for Jazz singers today. KSDS will be celebrating her birthday centennial on Tuesday, April 25th coinciding with the launch of our Spring Membership Drive. We will be celebrating all things Ella that day with giveaways, interviews and live performances. We will also be featuring YOU! E-mail us at email@example.com to leave your feedback on the great Ella Fitzgerald. There’s a good chance you can make it on the radio! Our Spring Membership Campaign and The First Lady of Song…Tuesday, April 25th. Call Ken at 619-388-3301 for more details or simply DONATE NOW. |
Welcome to the Sunday, March 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 this week’s round-up, we’ll recap the past week in jazz, including the performance of the Dave Pell Octet at Jazz Live San Diego this past Tuesday and the announcement of our April Jazz Live performer, the opening of the 24th San Diego Latino Film Festival, and shows by Jazz 88.3 partners Jazz at the Jacobs and ArtPower San Diego. We also preview the upcoming week in the San Diego Jazz, Blues and Art Scene, what you can expect to hear on your favorite Jazz and Blues station this coming 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 Jazz 88.3 Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
takes hold of the classic songs of Cole Porter
for our next Jazz Live
TONIGHT. Peter will be presenting these treasures in a new color of Samba, Funk, Salsa, and Jazz. “Just One of Those Things” swinging fast and morphing over to funk, “Love For Sale” taking a trip to Cuba, “Night and Day” arcing with the moon in Brazil...you get the picture. The band includes some of the best with Rebecca Jade
on vocals, Tripp Sprague
on sax and flute, Gunnar Biggs
on bass, Duncan Moore
on drums, and Peter Sprague on guitar. The show is currently SOLD OUT
so please pick up your tickets before 7:30pm the night of the show to ensure entry. Please print the parking pass
to make you legit.
Welcome to the Sunday, March 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 this week’s round-up, we’ll recap the past week in jazz, including the Athenaeum Music and Arts hosted music at their Art Center at Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan AND shared their upcoming concert series at the TSRI Hall on Torrey Pines with us at Jazz 88.3. Our partners at Cafe Bar Europa featured a San Diego Blues Club Caravan preview, and we shared a 2007 Jazz Live San Diego interview with Dave Valentin as we mourned his passing this past Wednesday, March 8. We also preview the upcoming week in San Diego Jazz and Blues, including The Dave Pell Octet at the Saville Theater for Jazz Live San Diego, 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…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
|Cafe Bar Europa in Pacific Beach, presents "From Jazz to Blues: A Night to Remember," THIS SATURDAY, March 11, featuring traditional gospel vocalist Carmelia Toot Bell with special guest, violinist Jamie Shadowlight, backed by Jazzilia: Fred Hardy on bass, with Aaron Pratts on trumpet, Ray Roeder on piano; and Casper Padulan on drums. The evening will include a special guest appearance by young vocalist, Valerie Smith. Dancing is encouraged; admission is $10 and includes a drink of your choice. Cafe Bar Europa, at 873 Turquoise Street in Pacific Beach. |
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...
|Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017 season at the Library and Art Center and TSRI. Up next: 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! |
|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...|
|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! ||
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