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KSDS and Arts for Learning
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 9, 2018
Jazz 88.3 and Arts for Learning San Diego invite you to jazz up your school with the Rob Thorsen Jazz Quartet.  Jazz, An American Artform is an interactive program that gives students the opportunity to learn about the history of jazz and its music presented by San Diego’s top jazz artists like Gilbert Castellanos, Bob Boss and Curtis Taylor, to name a few.  To learn more about this program, please e-mail Sherrie Brown at Arts for Learning or call her at 619-282-7599.
Saturday Night Fish Fry- Live! Saturday, June 16th
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 7, 2018
Our exclusive, members-only Saturday Night Fish Fry -- LIVE is OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT!  Raymond with his special musical guest, Roy "Mr. Guitar" Gaines, will head down to the Barrett Junction Cafe for an old-fashion, all-you-can-eat fish fry dinner. Roy Gaines will be doing a tribute to the legendary T-Bone Walker and there will be plenty of other surprises. Buses leave at 5PM at Lot 8 at City College. The show will be broadcasted LIVE at 7pm. For details or questions, contact the KSDS membership teamMORE ON ROY...
Jazz in the Night Tuesday - May 8 2018
Blog Name: Jazz In The Night TuesdayAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: May 6, 2018

On the Tuesday, May 8, 2018 installment of Jazz In The Night Tuesday (Weekly, Midnight to 2 AM PT),  we dig into some of the new releases in the library including the latest from Roberta Piket, Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Don Braden, Danny Green Trio Plus Strings ; preview upcoming concert performances by Mark Augustin, Chano Dominguez, Joshua White / Rebecca Jade, Applebrown Jazz Ensemble, Charles McPherson; celebrate Jazz Birthdays and Milestones featuring artists like Mary Lou Williams, Miles Davis, Oscar Peterson, Mel Lewis and MORE! LISTEN LIVE or Replay Jazz In The Night Tuesday any day of the week from the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy!

Gator By the Bay 2018
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 2, 2018
It's that time of year again! San Diego’s annual Gator By The Bay, the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou, will be held May 10 – 13, 2018, at Spanish Landing Park (directly across from the San Diego International Airport) on beautiful San Diego Bay. Presented by the Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego, this celebration features four days of live music with more than 100 musical acts and special performances on seven stages as well as a delicious array of southern cuisine, including 10,000 pounds of fresh crawfish trucked all the way from Opelousas, Louisiana! For specific times, details, and to purchase tickets, click here!
Digital Gym Cinema
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 2, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is thrilled to support the Digital Gym Cinema and Media Arts Center located on El Cajon Boulevard (and 30th Street)! The Digital Gym Cinema is a non-profit movie theater which screens foreign and independent movies that would otherwise never be shown in San Diego. It's owned and operated by Media Arts Center San Diego (MACSD), a 501 c(3) non-profit organization and has been promoting independent movies and teaching the art of filmmaking for over 24 years in the San Diego – Baja California Region. They are dedicated to engaging neighborhoods in community self-expression via new technologies through an independent movie theater, a store with digitized products, media experiences and hands-on media programs. Its programs and services include Youth Media & Tech Camps, Teen Producers Project, the Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, Digital Gym CINEMA, iVIE Awards & Student Film Festival, and Community Video Production Services. For more information, or to view their current screenings, click here!
San Diego Ballet: A Night of Jazz & Dance
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 2, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is pleased to partner with the San Diego Ballet as they present: A Night of Jazz & Dance, happening Friday, May 18th (8PM), Saturday, May 19th (8PM), and Sunday (2:30PM), May 20th at the Lyceum Theatre. This evening of mixed repertoire brings back jazz saxophone great Charles McPherson to perform his Reflections and Hope, as well as the world premiere of a new piece by Grammy Award winning artist Kamau Kenyatta. These performances are surly not to be missed! To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here!
House of Blues Gospel Brunch
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 2, 2018
If you're looking for a spectacular place to do brunch, because, who isn't?!--then the House of Blues San Diego has you covered with their world-famous Gospel Brunch experience! Enjoy incredible local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs! Before and during the show treat yourself to an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast favorites plus tender carving stations, southern specialties and mouth-watering desserts. You also won't want to miss their signature chicken and waffles! And, if you're in the mood, you just might end up on stage waving a napkin and dancing off some of that delicious cuisine! This is a great event for large parties and/or for the entire family. Discounts available for groups of 15 or more! To purchase tickets, or for more information, simply click here!
San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 2, 2018
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support the San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights Jazz Concert Series! This is where music lovers gather to enjoy a picnic on the lawn, share a bottle of champagne at reserved tables, or sit in the grandstand taking in the beauty of San Diego Bay. The shimmering skyline and spectacular fireworks provide the perfect backdrop for enjoying the great San Diego Symphony and special guest artists. Bayside Summer Nights offers an eclectic variety of artists, genres and performances in a one-of-a-kind, outdoor concert setting like no other. The series kicks off with Arturo Sandoval, Thursday, July 12th! From learning jazz on the streets of Cuba to touring the world with Dizzy Gillespie and embracing a new home in America, trumpet master Arturo Sandoval has had a legendary career filled with powerful music and bright, driving rhythms, perfect for a night under the stars. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here!
Jazz in the Night Tuesday - May 1 2018
Blog Name: Jazz In The Night TuesdayAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: April 29, 2018

On the Tuesday, May 1, 2018 installment of Jazz In The Night Tuesday (Weekly, Midnight to 2 AM PT),  we dig into some of the new releases in the library including the latest from Snidero / Pelt, Danny Green Trio w Strings, Bill O'Connell, Don Braden, Eddie Henderson. Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Joey Alexander, Emmet Cohen ; preview upcoming concert performances by Leonard Patton, Dave Scott, Danny Green CD Release Party; celebrate Jazz Birthdays and Milestones featuring artists like Ambrose Akinmusire, James Brown, Shirley Horn, Ron Carter, "Parisian Thoroughfare" and MORE! LISTEN LIVE or Replay Jazz In The Night Tuesday any day of the week from the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy!

Jazz Live- Luther Hughes' Cannonball-Coltrane Project
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: April 24, 2018
Jazz Live will see the return of bassist Luther Hughes to the Saville Theatre TONIGHT but this time it will be with his Cannonball-Coltrane Project. Initially formed as an homage to the 1959 Cannonball Adderley-John Coltrane landmark album, 'The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago', Luther's group continues to pay tribute to these jazz giants with arrangements and original compositions related to or inspired by Cannonball and/or Coltrane. The concert is for Jazz 88 members only and it is SOLD OUT. The concert broadcast is at 8pm. As always, Thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!
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