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Coleman Hawkins - Jazz 88 Artist of the Week November 17 2014
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 17, 2014
Coleman Hawkins (Born: November 21, 1904 in St. Joseph, MO; Died: May 19, 1969 in New York, NY) is the Jazz 88 Artist of the Week for November 17, 2014. AllMusic.com's Scott Yanow sums it up this way: "A jazz legend and the colossus of the tenor saxophone, the first to use the instrument as a serious means of expression."


Read the entire article for more on this Jazz pioneer...
Jeffery Zeigler Comes To San Diego - Jazz 88 HAS TICKETS FOR YOU!
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 13, 2014
Cellist Jeffery Zeigler, deemed by the New York Times as a cellist who performs “with unforced simplicity and beauty of tone,”, is coming to San Diego in an ArtPower! at UC San Diego show on Thursday, November 20, 8pm. AND JAZZ 88 HAS TICKETS FOR YOU!
  1. Complete the entry form below to be entered in the random drawing for 5 pairs of tickets. 
  2. Get a 2nd (and 3rd) entry by Retweeting our Twitter announcements and Sharing our Facebook Announcement
  3. Check out some of the Jeffery's music and info from links below
Congratulations to Hillary! She picked up two tickets to see Jeffery Zeigler! Jazz 88 will have tickets to the upcoming Michael Dessen and Charlie Arbelaez show at The Loft at UCSD...stay tuned!

Read the entire article for your chance at additional entries in the ticket drawing and more on Jeffery Zeigler....
Pardon Our Dust (or whatever...)
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 11, 2014
As you can imagine there are innumerable details and surprises at every turn with our current move. Rest assured that we are taking all precautions to keep the music flowing through the device of your choosing; radio, computer, mobile, etc., but we are having intermittent outages in both the on-air signal and the stream. If you're in a bind for some KSDS content remember, The Speakeasy has a lot of cool stuff that you may not have heard recently. Thanks for your patience during this time...and now back to the business at hand.

Ticket Giveaway For Airto and Eyedentity at The Loft at UCSD Saturday November 15
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 11, 2014
Airto and Eyedentity are coming to The Loft at UCSD, Saturday, November 15, 8PM and Jazz 88 has TICKETS FOR YOU! Just enter your name, email, and phone below for a chance drawing for one of 5 pair of tickets to the event. We will contact you if you've won tickets. UPDATE 11/12/14 8:45 AM: Drawing closed :( but..

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

Increase your chance of winning by ReTweeting our Twitter post and Share our Facebook post! You will get one additional entry in the drawing for each RT/Share!

WE HAVE WINNERS! Congratulations to Tomas, Tom, Steven, Oswald, and Andrew, who will be seeing Airto and Eyedentity!

RETWEET THIS to receive another entry in the drawing!

SHARE THIS to receive another entry in the drawing!


This Is The New #JazzThing Monday November 10 2014 - Dornob
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 10, 2014
LIVE Monday, November 10, 2014, 6-8 PM PT @Jazz88 San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM, Jazz88.org, and Apple/Android Apps to The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw...Supported by Listener Contributors like YOU and...YOUR BUSINESS (learn more about underwriting The New Jazz Thing!). 

Read the entire article for links to the full list of New Music being featured on the show, Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart, show links, and more!
2014.11.10 Adds To The Jazz88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 10, 2014
Now that the Grammy Submital season is past us (and all of our musician friends are fretting away about those nominations), the list of adds to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library is a tad short, but there are some great quality releases including new releases from Bill Frisell, Tony Monaco, and more!

YOU can check out their Jazz 88 DEBUT on The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88, Monday, November 10, 2014 between 6 and 8 PM PT (UPDATE: Hear the NEW DEBUT on Jazz 88 Speakeasy Archive of TNJT 11/10)!


  • BRIAN CHARETTE – “GOOD TIPPER”
  • JEFF COFFIN + THE MU’TET – “SIDE UP”
  • GABRIEL ESPINOSA / HENDRIK MEURKENS – “SAMBA LITTLE SAMBA”
  • BILL FRISELL – “SPACE AGE GUITAR”
  • WAYNE HORVITZ / THE ROYAL ROOM COLLECTIVE MUSIC ENSEMBLE – “AT THE RECEPTION”
  • LIQUID LIGHT – “EQUILIBRIUM”
  • BRIAN MELVIN – “MODERN TIMES”
  • TONY MONACO – “FURRY SLIPPERS”
  • BILL WATROUS / GARY URWIN / CARL SAUNDERS / GARY URWIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA – “A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP”
Read the entire article for your additional annotations about this week's New, links to artist websites, and your chance to Comment on New Jazz with your FREE Jazz 88 Speakeasy Account!
Houston Person - Jazz 88 Artist of the Week November 10 2014
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 10, 2014
Houston Person, who AllMusic.com calls "A rock-solid, full-toned tenor saxophonist who played ballads and blues with flair, expressive ardor, and power." is the Jazz 88 Artist of the Week for November 10, 2014. LISTEN for his music all week on San Diego's Jazz 88.3. 

Check out a preview of Houston from our Portrait In Jazz archive...



Read the entire article for links to more information about this great Jazz artist!
November 2014 Jazz 88 Blues Jam Session Lineup - The Pots Will Be ON!
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 5, 2014
The November 2014 lineup is set for the Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam each Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 at Proud Mary's Southern Bar and Grill located in the historic Ramada Conference Center (5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego 858-278-0800). You know that Jazz 88 Host J. Otis Williams will make sure that the Pots Are On!

Read the entire article for Facebook / Twitter threads and such....
Morning Jazz Host Gary Beck Is Back Where He Started
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 4, 2014
Jazz 88.3 is sooo proud of the on-air hosts that bring Jazz to Life for us all each day by hand-picking the Jazz we hear and providing it to us with their added  thoughts, feelings, and experiences that have come from many years in the music. Gary Beck is one those hosts, bringing you Morning Jazz each weekday from 9AM to Noon PT. Gary is celebrating his 40th year with Jazz 88 and San Diego City College and we couldn't be prouder and happier for him!


Gary was recently featured in the San Diego Reader article "Back Where I Started" by Dave Good, and sums up his approach and outlook on Jazz,

"...I love the music. I like the jazz classics, but I also like what’s going on now musically. The standards have already been done, and they’ve been done by the best. Now, I look for the singers that are doing something different. And musicians,” he says, “that aren’t bored and that still play with the same intensity as they did when I was 18.”

You can tell the special feel that Gary has for Jazz Singers in this June 2013 interview with Roberta Donnay (MP3).

And Gary appreciates the recognition from the Reader article: "It's nice to be thought of after all these years, I owe it to the Music"

You can send Gary your well wishes and thoughts in the Comments below or via our Jazz 88 Facebook and Twitter
This Is The New #Jazz Thing Monday November 3 2014 - Geoffrey Keezer
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 3, 2014
LIVE Monday, November 3, 2014, 6-8 PM PT @Jazz88 San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM, Jazz88.org, and Apple/Android Apps to The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw...Supported by Listener Contributors like YOU and...YOUR BUSINESS (learn more about underwriting The New Jazz Thing!). 
Read the entire article for Gillian Margot and Geoffrey Keezer Interview Audio, Picture, VIDEO! Top 10 Countdown, New Adds, Links, NEW!
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