Jazz 88.3 Blog
|Acclaimed violinist, Damien Escobar will be gracing the House of Blues stage TONIGHT--doors at 7PM, show at 8PM! Damien is currently promoting his newest single, Get Up And Dance, which is the lead single from his second solo album, “Boundless”. The “Boundless” album in particular is important to Damien as it marks Damien’s first solo album of all originally produced material. The nationally executed Boundless Tour has brought Damien to a number of US cities for an unprecedented number of sold out shows in various major markets including Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and New York City. His single Freedom premiered at #15 on the iTunes dance charts and subsequently broke the iTunes Hot 100 Top 10. This is one summer show you simply won't want to miss! For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here! |
|Today marks the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane's passing. To cap off the day we are screening a special film presentation about Coltrane the Saville Theatre for our current Jazz88 members. The clips that will be screened include all the known footage that involve the great tenor saxophonist. If you are not a member you can call now at 619-388-3301. If you would like more information about membership you can e-mail Ken Borgers at firstname.lastname@example.org. Again, only current members will be able to attend the John Coltrane film at 7pm. MORE...|
|Jazz 88.3 is pleased to support the San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights Concert Series! Bayside Summer Nights will undeniably be the most exciting summer concert series in San Diego! To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here! MORE ON THE SERIES...|
Welcome to the Sunday, June 25, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. I’m Vince Outlaw and on this week’s round-up: this past week: Jazz 88.3 announces the next Jazz Club Caravan date, The Handlery Hotel announces the July performers at Friday Happy Hour, and “Chasing Trane” opens in San Diego. Looking ahead this week, the John Coltrane Documentary wraps up it’s limited run at the Ken Cinema while a new Blues Documentary opens, The Westgate’s Sunset Poolside Jazz and Handlery Friday Happy Hour continue, plus Gilbert Castellanos and Arlene Damasco’s collaboration “Art Meets Jazz” hits at Bread & Salt. We’ll look at what’s happening on-air and further in the future for San Diego Jazz and Blues...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Jazz 88.3 Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
The Caravan was a success. Thank you for attending!
We want to thank the below performers and venues for their participation. Stay tuned for details on the next Caravan. The venues and performers were as follows:
The House of Blues
’ World Famous Gospel Brunch
is happening Sunday
, August 20th
! This spectacular experience showcases 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—and of course, you won’t want to miss their signature chicken and waffles! Included in your ticket purchase is a $1 donation to Music Forward, a national non-profit organization channeling the power of music to help under served youth create pathways to productive, sustainable, and fulfilling lives. To purchase tickets, click here
! *Groups of 10+ Receive 10% off discount*-- simply call the box office: (619) 299-2583
Acclaimed Bassist Darek Oles
brings a super group in to the Saville Theatre for our next Jazz Live TONIGHT. The concert will focus on the music of John Coltrane as this week we recognize the 50th anniversary of the great saxophonist's passing. The band includes Chuck Manning
on tenor, Jon Mayer
on piano, Larry Koonse
on the guitar and Roy McCurdy
on drums. It will be a very memorable Jazz Live
. This show is SOLD OUT
but you can listen at 8pm to the live broadcast. If you are coming tonight here's the parking pass
. Oh, and Zoe's Place Food Truck
will also be on-site from 5-8PM
--so come hungry!
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support Ken Theater's presentation of "Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary" showing THIS(!) Saturday, June 24th. You won't want to miss this thought-provoking, uplifting and powerful film about jazz giant John Coltrane, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This rich, textured and compelling portrait of a remarkable artist reveals the critical events, passions, experiences and challenges that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds—a story of demons and darkness, of persistence and redemption. The beauty, poignancy, energy, pain, joy and inspiration heard in nearly 50 Coltrane recordings from throughout his career brings alive the artist and the times in which he lived. Although Coltrane never participated in any television interviews (and only a handful for radio), he has an active and vibrant presence in the film through his print interviews. These words—spoken by Academy Award winner Denzel Washington—illuminate what Coltrane was thinking and feeling at critical moments throughout his life and career. Includes appearances by Coltrane’s children, President Bill Clinton, Common, John Densmore of The Doors, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dr. Cornel West and more. You also won't want to miss a special Q&A session with Jazz 88.3's GM, Ken Poston and director, John Scheinfeld after the 7PM show. Showtimes vary--click here for details! INSIDE ART INTERVIEW / TRAILER / REVIEWS...|
Welcome to the Sunday, June 11, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. I’m Vince Outlaw and on this week’s round-up: this past week, the San Diego Jazz community comes out to benefit the youngest of us and you can still help, we point you to free music from this past week’s Westgate Sunset Poolside performer, and Jazz 88.3 does the Festival of the Arts. It’s a big week coming up in the live San Diego Jazz scene with Cool Ladies, Poolside vocals, and a West Coast Jazz Legend. A piano Jazz legend will be on your favorite radio station as artist of the week, and we’ll look at what’s up in the coming weeks and months...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Jazz 88.3 Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
|Many of you have contacted us about our mobile App and it's need for updating. We do sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and we are working on this matter. It is our hope to have it resolved soon. In the meantime, please bookmark this link on your phone/device. It is our direct mp3 stream URL address. Thank you for your understanding.||
City College Student Radio|
Pat Launer's Center Stage