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Exciting New Program Schedule!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: April 2, 2016
KSDS-FM, San Diego's Jazz 88.3 has a new Jazz and Blues program schedule! We invite you to check it out as it is filled with plenty of new (and familiar) programs. We encourage you to tune in and give it a listen. If you want to check out the latest program just go to the Speakeasy. As always, thank you for your support!
The New Sound of Jazz and Blues on Jazz 88.3 KSDS
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: April 2, 2016
Saturday, April 9, KSDS will bring the curtain up on a whole new lineup of weekend programming, with some old favorites and new shows as well. Join us next Saturday for the new sound of Jazz and Blues on Jazz 88.3, KSDS.

Coming April 9, The New Sound of Jazz and Blues on Jazz 88.3 KSDS
San Diego Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month April 2016
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: April 1, 2016
San Diego's KSDS-FM Jazz 88.3 celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month April 2016 with Smithsonian Jazz with some fantastic events to highlight "the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz", shining a spotlight on the role of Jazz in San Diego in the past, present, and future. 

KSDS-FM San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month 2016

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE for details on just some of the events planned to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month 2016 and the month's featured artist!
New This Week In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016-04-04
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: April 1, 2016
Check out all the new releases to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of April 4, 2016...the First Full Week of Jazz Appreciation Month! Tune in all week for New Jazz Music specially selected by your Jazz 88 on-air hosts. Tune into The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw (Airing: Tuesday, Midnight-2am; On-Demand Immediately After) for 2 hours of all New Jazz Music and Jazz News. 
  • “DAVE ANDERSON’S BLUE INNUENDO”
  • CHERYL BENTYNE – “LOST LOVE SONGS”
  • MICHAEL BLAKE – “FULFILLMENT”
  • BILL CHARLAP TRIO – “NOTES FROM NEW YORK”
  • GEORGE COLEMAN – “A MASTER SPEAKS”
  • MATT CRISCUOLO – “THE DIALOGUE”
  • JON CROWLEY – “I WALK AMONGST THE HUMANS”
  • ELI DEGIBRI – “CLIFF HANGIN’” 
  • MARTY ELKINS – “WALKIN’ BY THE RIVER”
  • JACKIE GAGE – “SIREN SONGS”
  • SOCRATES GARCIA – “BACK HOME”
  • HIROMI – “SPARK” 
  • KARL LATHAM – “LIVING STANDARDS”
  • ALLISON MILLER’S TIC BOOM – “OTIS WAS A POLAR BEAR”
  • JASON MILES – “TO GROVER WITH LOVE: LIVE IN JAPAN”
  • BRUCE TORFF – “DOWN THE LINE”
  • YELLOWJACKETS – “COHEARANCE”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
Help SCPA go to NYC!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 27, 2016
San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts' Jazz Ensemble has been chosen to go to New York City to compete in the "Essentially Ellington Swing Competition," May 5-7th. This band is one of only 15 bands chosen throughout the United States and Canada to compete. Please help these kids and DONATE to their cause for their journey to NYC! Here's more information about the band. Speaking of the band, they will be performing HERE AT CITY COLLEGE (Saville Theatre) TONIGHT (on Duke Ellington's Birthday). WE ARE BROADCASTING LIVE NOW (FOR A ONE HOUR PERFORMANCE). This event is FREE to the public. If you do head down use the parking pass. Again, it is our pleasure to offer our support to these talented kids...PLEASE DONATE
Joe Marillo rest in peace
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 26, 2016
Saxophonist Joe Marillo passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Jazz and Passion were in his every breath. Those who knew him, studied with him, or even just heard him play one time, know this as fact. He will be missed. His family will hold a nonmusical Celebration of Life at Java Joe's on Monday, April 4, at 6:00pm. Also, a Birthday Tribute to Joe Marillo will be held Tuesday, May 24, at Dizzy's. This event, which will include a jam session at some point, begins at 7:30pm.
Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour Hiatus
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 23, 2016
Happy Hour Goers--please note that our monthly Happy Hour at the Lafayette Hotel is on hiatus for a bit! We hope to continue the event in the near future and will surely let you know well ahead of time when it's back in full-swing. To all the happy hour faithful, we thank you for the support over the last few years. We'll see you soon!
Jazz 88.3's 2016 Summer Jazz Workshop
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 23, 2016
House of Blues is pleased to support Jazz 88.3's Summer Jazz Workshop in partnership with Francis Parker School. The 6th annual jazz workshop is open to middle and high school students and will be held at Francis Parker School July 11th-25th (in two-week sessions). The program includes lessons in performance, improvisation, theory and jazz history. Students will also perform at the HOB on the Saturday following each session. The Jazz 88.3 Summer Jazz Workshop is open to beginning, intermediate and advanced jazz students. REGISTER NOW!
New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016-03-21
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: March 21, 2016
Check out all the new releases to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of February 29, 2016! Tune in all week for New Jazz Music specially selected by your Jazz 88 on-air hosts. Tune into The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw (Airing: Tuesday, Midnight-2am; On-Demand Immediately After) for 2 hours of all New Jazz Music and Jazz News. 

New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library Monday March 21, 2016
San Diego Jazz Heritage Concert- Celebration of The Gerry Mulligan Sextet at Hoover High School
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 21, 2016
KSDS is celebrating San Diego’s rich jazz heritage with some very special concerts! The second one will be TONIGHT at 7:30PM at Hoover High School and it will celebrate the informal beginning of The Gerry Mulligan Sextet. The group only lasted a couple of years but was one of the most unique small groups in jazz history and is often overlooked. Out of all of Mulligan’s ensembles, the sextet was one of his favorites. This is not a re-creation of the original concert, rather a celebration of it! We will be forming a group of world-class jazz musicians to perform the original arrangements and it will be a rare opportunity to hear the music played live. Pete Christlieb will be filling the baritone chair and Harry Allen (tenor) will play the Zoot Sims book. Ron Stout (trumpet), Linda Small (trombone), Jim Hughart (bass). Kendall Kay (drums) and Mike Wofford (piano) are also tapped for this special night. Tickets are only $20 (cash only if you're paying at the door the night of the concert)! Make your reservation NOW by calling 619-388-3743.
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