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Athenaeum's 2017-2018 Season
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 6, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017-2018 season! Next UpMingus Dynasty: Tijuana Moods, happening Monday, January 22nd at TSRI at 7:30PM. Mingus Dynasty, composed of seven members of the Mingus Big Band, all leading jazz artists from New York City: Alex Sipiagin, trumpet; Wayne Escoffery, tenor sax; Brandon Wright, alto sax and flute; Ku-umba Frank Lacy, trombone & vocals; Theo Hill, piano; Boris Kozlov, bass; and Adam Cruz, drums. They come to Athenaeum Jazz to perform a rare revival of Charles Mingus’s celebrated 1957 album Tijuana Moods, documenting Mingus’s lively and compelling impressions of our neighboring city of Tijuana. A seminal figure in American music, Charles Mingus is considered alongside Duke Ellington as one of the most important composers in jazz history. For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here
Happy Halloween - Jazz in the Night Tuesday - October 31 2017
Blog Name: Jazz In The Night TuesdayAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 30, 2017
On the Halloween Day, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 installment of Jazz In The Night Tuesday (Weekly, Midnight to 2 AM PT), Halloween 2017 doesn't make much of an appearance, but we do have new jazz releases (Joshua White!, Pat Martino, Jonathan Suraga, Richie Cole, P J Perry), preview of upcoming San Diego Jazz and Blues calendar (Gregory Porter 11/3, Patti Austin 11/3, and Danny Green 11/3), and Birthday and On This Day In Jazz History selections (Booker Ervin, Conrad Herwig, Lester Young / Harry Edison "Prez and Sweets", Azar Lawrence). LISTEN LIVE or Replay Jazz In The Night Tuesday any day of the week from the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy!

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Jazz In The Night Tuesday with Vince Outlaw, Midnight to 2 AM PT, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 on Jazz 88.3 KSDS FM San Diego Worldwide Jazz88.org


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Poncho Sanchez
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 24, 2017
Poncho Sanchez will hit the Music Box stage, Sunday, November 5th at 8PM! If you're a Latin Jazz fan, you already know that no one can work the congos like Poncho! This is simply one show you won't want to miss--so come see this legend light up the room with the best beat-driven soul and Latin infused jazz to date! To purchase tickets, click here! *Please Note: This concert is 21+. 
Patti Austin
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 24, 2017
The City Lights concert series returns in style, Friday, November 3rd at 8PM at Copley Symphony Hall with one of the most entertaining pop music voices of the last 50 years, Patti Austin! After bringing the house down at last season’s Gala opening at the Jacobs Music Center, Patti cruises back to San Diego with another program of well-chosen soul, pop and jazz classics of the last several decades through today. You won’t want to miss this vital American artist who is well into an exciting career renaissance. To purchase tickets, simply click here!
Thanks For Your Support - Jazz in the Night Tuesday - October 24 2017
Blog Name: Jazz In The Night TuesdayAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 23, 2017
On the Tuesday, October 24, 2017 installment of Jazz In The Night Tuesday (Weekly, Midnight to 2 AM PT),  LISTEN LIVE or Replay Jazz In The Night Tuesday any day of the week from the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy!

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Jazz In The Night Tuesday with Vince Outlaw, Midnight to 2 AM PT, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 on Jazz 88.3 KSDS FM San Diego Worldwide Jazz88.org


READ ON for Annotated Playlist, Coming Week Jazz and Blues Calendar Highlights, Birthdays, and On This Day In Jazz Milestones...
Thank You for Supporting KSDS!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 22, 2017
The KSDS staff and hosts thank you for your support during our successful Fall Membership Drive. Below is the top 10 favorite artists that were selected by you during the drive. Be sure that you tune in regularly in the next few weeks to hear them played on the air. If you didn’t get a chance to pledge you can still do so- DONATE HERE. Housekeeping note- Please allow at least 6-8 weeks for any thank you gifts to arrive. Again, thank you so much and THANK YOU SPONSORS! Contact Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301 or e-mail him at kenb@jazz88.org with any questions.
Here's the Top 10 Artists:
1) Thelonious Monk
2) Dave Brubeck
3) Chet Baker
4) Stan Getz
5) Louis Armstrong
6) Billie Holiday
7) Oscar Peterson
8) Nina Simone
9) Dizzy Gillespie
10) Sarah Vaughn

Jazz Live- Trombonist Scott Whitfield
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 10, 2017
Jazz Live welcomes acclaimed trombonist, Scott Whitfield, as he marks his debut at the Saville Theatre TONIGHT at 8PM. This composer, bandleader and arranger will be fronting a great band for an unforgettable night of music- Ira Nepus- trombone, Jeff Colella- piano, Jennifer Leitham- bass, Kendall Kay- drums. The concert is for Jazz 88 members only. If you are a current Jazz88 member you can reserve up to two free tickets in the Speakeasy. Call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301 to become a member. Thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. Remember, that good ole' parking pass and come hungry, because food trucks will be on site!
Happy 100th Birthday Monk - Jazz in the Night Tuesday - October 10 2017
Blog Name: Jazz In The Night TuesdayAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 9, 2017
On the Tuesday, October 10, 2017 installment of Jazz In The Night Tuesday (Weekly, Midnight to 2 AM PT), we kick off the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Thelonious Monk, 10/10/1917, and the Fall 2017 Membership Campaign with some Monk favorites, plus a tune featuring our special October 10, 2017 concert artist Joshua White (on Russell Bizzett's "Dream Street"), Monk interpreters Louis Hayes and Woody Shaw ("'Round Midnight") and Johnny O'Neal ("Sweet Monk")...BECOME A MEMBER ON MONK'S BIRTHDAY! CALL 619-388-3000 and ONLINE Jazz88.org. Also, I feature music from artists making their way to San Diego (Gregory Porter 11/3/17, Dave Holland / Chris Potter 10/29/17), celebrating birthday anniversaries (Peter Sprague!, Oscar Brown Jr.), the upcoming week on the San Diego Jazz and Blues Scene (Lillian Palmer at Handlery 10/13/17) and upcoming Jazz and Blues Birthdays and On This Day in Jazz Milestones (Coleman Hawkins class "Body and Soul" 10/11/1939) and more! LISTEN LIVE or Replay Jazz In The Night Tuesday any day of the week from the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy!

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Jazz In The Night Tuesday with Vince Outlaw, Midnight to 2 AM PT, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 on Jazz 88.3 KSDS FM San Diego Worldwide Jazz88.org


READ ON for Annotated Playlist, Coming Week Jazz and Blues Calendar Highlights, Birthdays, and On This Day In Jazz Milestones...
"CrossCurrents" at LJMS
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 6, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support La Jolla Music Society as they present: CrossCurrents. Bridging both directions of inspiration between jazz and the music of India, Crosscurrents is an international super-group led by 2017 NEA Jazz Master and Grammy® Award-winning bassist Dave Holland and the world’s foremost tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain. Joining the duo onstage is acclaimed saxophone player Chris Potter and renowned composer/vocalist Shankar Mahadevan. The show takes place Sunday, October 29th at 8PM at Balboa Theatre in the heart of downtown. For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here!
An Evening with Gregory Porter
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 6, 2017
Mark your calendars, because legendary vocalist, Gregory Porter will grace Balboa Theatre, Friday, November 3rd at 8PM. An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidified his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with the release of Take Me to the Alley, the much-anticipated follow-up to his million-selling Grammy-winning 2013 Blue Note debut Liquid Spirit. This is one spectacular show you simply won't want to miss! To purchase tickets, click here!
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