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Phyllis Kessel Talks About Barney and Some Like It Hot On The Jazz Ride Home [Interview]
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: March 9, 2016
Phyllis Kessel, widow of the great Jazz Guitarist Barney Kessel, chats with Claudia Russell, hosts of The Jazz Ride Home (Weekdays, 4-8pm PT) about the life and music of Barney which will be celebrated at "Some Like It Hot" at the Hotel Del Coronado on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7pm. Phyllis and Claudia also talk about some items from the Barney Kessel archive that Phyllis brought in to share, including items related to Mr. Kessell's arrangements of music inspired by the 1959 movie "Some Like It Hot" which was filmed at the Hotel Del Coronado. Barney and Phyllis were residents of San Diego during the later part of Barney's life before he passed away in 2004. Mrs. Kessel came by the Jazz 88 studios for the interview on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. 

Play NowJazz 88 Speakeasy Audio: Phyllis Kessel on The Jazz Ride Home, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 (7:15, Click to Play and Continue Browsing)

READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE for a great photo of Claudia and Phyllis...
Jazz Live- Jack Costanzo's Latin Combustion Band
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: Mike Rovatsos , Production Director/WebPosted on: March 9, 2016
Our next Jazz Live is OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT! One of the pioneers of Latin Jazz graces the stage TONIGHT for Jazz Live. Mr. Bongo, Jack Costanzo will be bringing his Latin Combustion Band to the Saville Theatre for a night of music you don't want to miss. Be sure to print the parking pass for the night of the show!
April 2016 Jazz Live Preview - Jack Costanzo Latin Combustion Band [Audio]
Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: March 8, 2016
Our next Jazz Live San Diego is Tuesday with one of the pioneers of Latin Jazz, Mr. Bongo himself, Jack Costanzo IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT! He will be bringing his Latin Combustion Band in for a night of music you don't want to miss! LISTEN TO THE JAZZ LIVE PREVIEW, featuring excerpts from the biography of Jack Constanzo and music from his long career. Jazz 88.3 Members can MAKE YOUR RESERVATION FOR 2 FREE TICKETS in the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy. Additional tickets can be purchased by calling 619-388-3743!



READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE for Links to Biographical information about Jack Costanzo and the music featured in the preview...
New This Week in the Jazz 88.3 Music Library 2016-03-07
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: March 7, 2016
Check out all the new releases to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of March 7, 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 Music Library 2016.3.7
  • MALOU BEAUVOIR – “IS THIS LOVE”
  • MEL CARTER – “CONTINUES…”
  • DARRYN FARRUGIA – “SEEDS”
  • LETIZIA GAMBI – “BLUE MONDAY” 
  • MATT KANE & THE KANSAS CITY GENERATIONS SEXTET – “ACKNOWLEDGEMENT”
  • KEVIN MAHOGANY – “VIENNA AFFAIR”
  • MINGS AND CRAIG – “DAY BY DAY”
  • DANNY MIXON – “PASS IT ON”
  • NUANCE CRUSADERS – “BEGINNINGS”
  • SUE PALMER & HER MOTEL SWING ORCHESTRA – “THE THUNDERBIRD SESSIONS”
  • ARCHIE THOMPSON & THE ARCH TONES ALL-STARS – “JAZZ VESPERS, VOL.3”
  • CHRISTIAN WINTHER – “REFUGE IN SOUND”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
Jennifer Leitham Previews March 2016 Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour
Blog Name: The Jazz Ride HomeAuthor: Claudia Russell , Program Director/HostPosted on: March 3, 2016
Jennifer Leitham stopped by the Jazz 88.3 studios to chat with Claudia Russell, host of The Jazz Ride Home (Weekdays, 4-8pm PT), about her Thursday, March 3 appearance at the Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour at the Lafayette Hotel, her recent release "Mood(S)wings", and long journey in Jazz music. Check out the interview and GET HAPPY!

City College Dramatic Arts Program- Festival of New Plays
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 2, 2016
The San Diego City College Dramatic Arts Program presents the world premiere of the Festival of New Plays. Performances are THIS Friday and Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. in the new Black Box Theatre at City College in the Arts and Humanties Building (AH). As the first production in the 98-seat Black Box Theatre, City College is inaugurating the space by introducing seven original scripts written by City College students. There will be a talk-back with the playwrights following the performance this Friday (March 11). Here is the ticket information.
This Is The New Jazz Thing March 1 2016
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 29, 2016
LISTEN LIVE to the next session of The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, aired Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Midnight to 2am, available for On-Demand Streaming (Podcast coming soon)...but first...

PUT TNJT ON YOUR CALENDAR - Don't miss a session of The New, subscribe to our Google Calendar!

READ THE FULL ARTICLE for the show playlist, links, and more!
New This Week In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library - 2016-2-29
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: February 29, 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 2016.2.29
  • STAN GETZ – “MOMENTS IN TIME”
  • JOÃO GILBERTO / STAN GETZ – “GETZ / GILBERTO ‘76”
  • GUILHERME DIAS GOMES – “LESTA”
  • LAURENCE HOBGOOD TRIO – “HONOR THY FATHERS”
  • WILLIE JONES III – “GROUNDWORK”
  • STEVE KUHN – “AT THIS TIME”
  • HENDRIK MEURKENS – “HARMONICUS REX”
  • LOGAN RICHARDSON – “SHIFT”
  • ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ – “TOCORORO”
  • ROSWELL RUDD & HEATHER MASSE – “AUGUST LOVE SONG”
  • SNARKY PUPPY – “FAMILY DINNER, VOL.2”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour- Jennifer Leitham Trio!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 25, 2016
Heads-up Happy Hour goers! Join us TONIGHT at 5PM for our monthly Happy Hour! Acclaimed bassist, Jennifer Leitham will be bringing a terrific trio for your listening pleasure! And as usual, it'll all take place in the Mississippi Ballroom at the historic and stunning Lafayette Hotel located on El Cajon Boulevard.  There will also be delicious (hosted) appetizers and happy hour drink prices! There's a $10 cover charge (cash only!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend. We'll see you there!

Jazz Live- The Katie Thiroux Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 23, 2016
The Jazz Live momentum for 2016 continues with another great concert. Bassist and vocalist, Katie Thiroux, will be bringing a quartet TONIGHT at 8pm. Her stellar band includes Graham Dechter on guitar, Roger Neumann on saxophone and Matt Witek on drums. If you are a valid Jazz88 member you can reserve up to two tickets in the Speakeasy- if you don't have an account its easy to join...and free! If you need to purchase tickets or want more information please call 619-388-3743. Be sure to print the parking pass...it's a must.
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