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|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the 25th Annual San Diego Music Awards happening TONIGHT(!) at Humphrey's By The Bay. Jazz 88.3's very own Ron Dhanifu and J. Otis Williams will be presenters, so if you run into them, be sure to say "Hello!". Click here for a list of this year's nominees! Proceeds from the San Diego Music Awards help to support the San Diego Music Foundation's Guitars and Banjos for schools. To purchase tickets to this year's awards show, simply click here! List of Jazz / Blues Nominees...|
|Pianist Geoffrey Keezer and vocalist Gillian Margot are back in San Diego, playing two shows in September and October that promise to take the duo thing they have been working on to new places, literally. The two dropped into the Jazz 88.3 studios to chat with Vince Outlaw on The New Jazz Thing on Monday, September 14, 2015, bringing new, unreleased recordings they made to "give people an idea of what we do sound like when it's just the two of us" and chatting about the upcoming shows ("in the round" at Dizzy's on Thursday, September 17 and at The Glashaus with strings on October 13), how their working relationship has evolved, Gillian's time in Hong Kong before the release of this year's "Black Butterfly", and what else San Diego's own Geoffrey has been up to. |READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for audio of the interview and a full transcript...
|Debuts of the new jazz music getting added this week, preview of our Artist of the Week, Birthday and On This Day Upcoming Highlights, Jazz and Blues Calendar Preview, and more New Jazz Things! LIVE Monday, September 14, 2015, 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 FULL ARTICLE
for FULL SHOW / Interview Audio, Video, Pics, links and more....
With 14 new albums being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week starting Monday, September 14, 2015, there is something for everyone. New duo recordings (John Clayton / Hank Jones; Chick Corea / Bela Fleck; Bob James / Nathan East), new vocals from Jazz Live Alum Karrin Allyson, cool grooves from Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, and so much more! These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
- KARRIN ALLYSON – “MANY A NEW DAY”
- TERRY BARTOLOTTA GROUP – “SLOW BURN”
- JOHN CLAYTON – “PARLOR SERIES VOL.II: HANK JONES”
- CHICK COREA & BÉLA FLECK – “TWO”
- RAJIV HALIM – “FOUNDATION”
- YORON ISRAEL AND HIGH STANDARD – “THIS MOMENT”
- JACOB FRED JAZZ ODYSSEY – “THE BATTLE FOR EARTH”
- BOB JAMES / NATHAN EAST – “THE NEW COOL”
- BRUCE LOFGREN – “WIND AND SAND”
- BOB MERRILL – “CHEERIN’ UP THE UNIVERSE”
- CÉSAR OROZCO & KAMARATA JAZZ – “NO LIMITS FOR TUMBAO”
- ANDRÉA PETRITY – “IT’S ABOUT TIME”
- JOHN PIZZARELLI – “MIDNIGHT McCARTNEY”
- SAM TAYLOR – “MY FUTURE JUST PASSED”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
, the daughter of jazz legend John Coltrane, makes a special visit to the Jacobs Center TONIGHT at 6:30 pm
. She will be joined by acclaimed jazz guitarist Shea Welsh and opening act, San Diego’s own dynamic trio Besos de Coco. Michelle and her band will perform their unique retro and modern sound as well as some of her father’s classics. Enjoy signature cocktails and tapas as the sultry sounds of jazz fill the air in a unique setting only minutes from Downtown San Diego. To purchase tickets, click here
UPDATE: Interview with Michelle and Shea...
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Blues Festival -- a benefit for the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank, happening THIS(!) Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th from 12-8PM, at Embarcadero Marina Park North. Come out and enjoy 2-days worth of great live music by some of your Blues favorites like: Booker T. Jones, Marcia Ball, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials and many more; all while supporting a great cause! To purchase tickets, simply click here! We'll see you there! MORE on Blues Radio in San Diego...|
|UPDATE: FULL CONCERT / INTERVIEW AUDIO / VIDEO..READ ON. Jazz Live TONIGHT at 8PM! We're bringing the great saxophonist Doug Webb to the Saville Theater stage right here at San Diego City College. The terrific band includes Mitchel Forman- piano, Kevin Axt- bass and Dan Schnelle- drums. If you're a valid Jazz 88 member you can still reserve your 2 free tickets! Don't forget about that pesky parking pass, too. See you there! MORE Doug Webb at Jazz Live...|
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support “The International Academy of Jazz: San Diego.
” Directed by brilliant trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos
, The International Academy of Jazz: San Diego” is a 501c 3 non-profit and San Diego’s ONLY full-academic year program for our young, aspiring musicians (ages 10-18). The IAJSD is currently accepting new students for the 2015-2016 program year. Opening day is THIS(!)
Saturday, September 5th at 10AM
at the Music Department at Grossmont College (Opening day is FREE
to the public)! For more information or to register your child for the program, simply click here
! HEAR IAJSD Executive Director Guy Gonzales...
|Debuts of the new jazz music getting added this week, preview of our Artist of the Week, Birthday and On This Day Upcoming Highlights, Jazz and Blues Calendar Preview, and more New Jazz Things! LIVE Monday, August 31, 2015, 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 FULL ARTICLE
for links about this week's new releases and other Jazz news items on the show tonight...
and The Combo and The Taj Mahal
Trio will grace the Balboa Theatre
with their incredible and legendary talent, TONIGHT
! Known for captivating crowds with his exceptional guitar performances and enthusiasm, John Hiatt continues to write brilliant character studies, with entertaining storylines, cunning lyrics and wry humor. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and nine time Grammy nominee Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. So if you're in the mood to experience a truly magical evening, this is the show for you! To purchase tickets, simply click here
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