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Danny Green Group at the Loft at UCSD
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 11, 2016
For his recent concert at UCSD’s Loft, pianist Danny Green augmented his usual trio-mates, bassist Justin Grinnnell and drummer Julian Cantelm, with three other stellar San Diego musicians – reedman Tripp Sprague, percussionist Mark Lamson and vocalist Leonard Patton.

Danny Green at The Loft at UCSD , January 2016

Danny Green is a gifted keyboardist and an equally gifted composer. His recent recordings include most, if not all, of his own compositions, and several of those works made it to the set list at the Loft, along with offerings from Michael Jackson, Djavan and Stevie Wonder.

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Gary Peacock Trio!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 10, 2016
The Gary Peacock Trio will grace San Diego with their talent and presence THIS Saturday, February 13th at 7:30PM as part of the Athenaeum's Jazz @ TSRI series! This rare West Coast appearance featuring Peacock on bass, Marc Copland on piano, and Joey Baron on drums will be one for the books! Heralded worldwide for the past 32 years as the bassist in the landmark Keith Jarrett Trio, Peacock celebrates his 80th birthday this year with a special tour and CD release. Peacock’s six-decade career has included notable stints with artists including Bill Evans, Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, and Miles Davis. You can't miss this show--you just can't! Click here for tickets!
John Scofield & Joe Lovano Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 10, 2016
The John Scofield and Joe Lovano Quartet will hit the UCSD Price Center Ballroom stage, TONIGHT at 8PM! This is truly one show you simply won't want to miss! The lineup: John Scofield - guitar, Joe Lovano - sax, Bill Street - bass and Lewis Nash - drums. What's better?! There are still tickets available for you to see and enjoy this incredible assembly of musicians! Simply click here!
This Is The New Jazz Thing February 9 2016
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 8, 2016
Coming up on the next session of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, airing Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Midnight to 2am, then available for On-Demand Streaming (Podcast coming soon) later Tuesday morning...

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New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016-02-08
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 8, 2016
San Diego Jazz pianist Mikan Vlatkovich's new release "Fly Away" with his band JazzMikan featuring loads of San Diego musicians leads the new releases to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of February 8, 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 2016.2.8
  • LUCIAN BAN – “ELEVATION: SONGS FROM FAR AWAY”
  • JON DAVIS – “CHANGES OVER TIME”
  • ED FAST & CONGA BOP – “DO OR DIE”
  • CHAMPIAN FULTON – “AFTER DARK”
  • TODD HUNTER TRIO – “EAT, DRINK, PLAY”
  • INTERPLAY JAZZ ORCHESTRA – “DETOUR”
  • JAZZMIKAN – “FLY AWAY”
  • STACEY KENT – “TENDERLY”
  • RUSS NOLAN – “SANCTUARY FROM THE ORDINARY”
  • HERLIN RILEY – “NEW DIRECTION”
  • JAE SINNETT – “ZERO TO 60”
  • SWEET BABY J’AI – “STRAIGHT TO THAT PLACE”
  • ERENA TERAKUBO – “A TIME FOR LOVE”
  • HRISTO VITCHEV QUARTET – “IN SEARCH OF WONDERS”
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Valentine's Day: Latin-Style!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 5, 2016
Valentine's Day just got a little more special, as the historic Lafayette Hotel is putting a Latin-spin on this lover's holiday! This year, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a Latin-inspired three-course dinner menu, paired beautifully with live Latin music! As a special treat, they’re also offering special room enhancements such as chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne! To RSVP, or for more information, simply click here!

Ernie Andrews Reflects On His Career In Jazz Before Happy Hour Appearance
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 5, 2016
Jazz Vocal Legend Ernie Andrews has enjoyed a long and continuing career singing the music he loves and he seems to keep getting stronger. He stopped by the Jazz 88.3 studios and chatted with Afternoon Jazz host Ron Dhanifu (Mon-Fri, 1-4pm PT) before his appearance at the monthly Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour at The Lafayette Hotel on Thursday, February 4, 2016. 


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Jazz 88.3 Celebrates Black History Month
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 1, 2016
This February Jazz 88.3 celebrates Black History Month! We thank Nechel Best, producer of San Diego Black History "Moments" for her contribution. Jazz came from the rich experience of African American culture and Jazz 88.3 will continue to honor Black History Month with our film screening of "Drop Me Off In Harlem" happening tonight at the Saville Theatre. Click here for details about this rare, FREE screening! 
New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016-02-01
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: January 31, 2016
These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
  • NICOLAS BEARDE – “INVITATION”
  • JUNE BISANTZ – “IT’S ALWAYS YOU: CHET BAKER, VOL.2”
  • JAIMEO BROWN – “TRANSCENDENCE: WORK SONGS”
  • JIM CLAYTON – “LENNY JUMPS IN”
  • CHRIS CONTE – “OUR LOVE WILL LAST”
  • MARY FOSTER CONKLIN – “PHOTOGRAPHS”
  • RON DAVIS – “POCKET SYMPHRONICA”
  • REBECCA KILGORE – “MOONSHADOW DANCE”
  • HUBERT LAWS / JEFFREY BIEGEL – “SYMPHONIC ARRANGEMENT: SUITE FOR FLUTE & JAZZ PIANO”
  • YAIR LOWESENSON TRIO – “OLD BOTTLES NEW WINE” 
  • JENNY MAYBEE / NICK PHILLIPS – “HAIKU”
  • GREG MERRITT JAZZ QUARTET – “NEW YORK SEXY” 
  • MILOŠ – “BLACKBIRD: THE BEATLES ALBUM”
  • DICK OATTS / MATS HOLMQUIST NEW YORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA – “A TRIBUTE TO HERBIE + 1”
  • ERIC OLSEN – “SEA CHANGES”
  • LAURA PERLMAN – “PRECIOUS MOMENTS”
  • JEMAL RAMIREZ – “POMPONIO”
  • RENEE ROSNES – “WRITTEN IN THE ROCKS”
  • DEBORAH SHULMAN – “MY HEART’S IN THE WIND”
  • DR.LONNIE SMITH – “EVOLUTION”
  • TAMBURR / MIYAMOTO / OGAWA – “PEOPLE TALK”
  • JERRY WELDON – “ON THE MOVE!”
Your Jazz 88.3 hosts will be introducing you to these new releases all week, so Listen Long, Often, and LIVE at 88.3 FM San Diego and Worldwide at Jazz88.org!  

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An Evening of Jazz & Dance
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 28, 2016
The San Diego Ballet Dance Company presents: "An Evening of Jazz & Dance" - a mixed repertoire of dance, inspired and set to the live music of San Diego Jazz icon, Gilbert Castellanos. You simply can't miss this moving tribute set to the music of Jazz legend, Dave Brubeck! There are (3) shows, so be sure to catch one! Show Dates: Friday, February 5th, Saturday, February 6th and Sunday (matinee), February 7th. Please Note: Times vary based on the date. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets!
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