Jazz 88.3 Blog
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to partner with Flat 9 Entertainment as they present the Yellowjackets, Saturday, March 4th at the Lyceum Theater at 8PM! Throughout their storied 35-year history, The Yellowjackets have recorded 22 albums, received 17 Grammy nominations – won two – performed countless sold-out tours, and enjoyed worldwide critical acclaim and commercial success. Recently recording their 23rd album last summer, they have gained and maintained prominence as one of jazz’s most influential, contemporary and most loved jazz groups. The line up: Russell Ferrante - Keyboards & Piano; Bob Mintzer - Sax & EWI; Will Kennedy - Drums; Dane Alderson - Bass. This is bound to be a great show! To purchase tickets, click here! |
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to partner with The Loft at UCSD as they present acclaimed drummer, Jeff Hamilton, with Hammond B-3 player Akiko Tsuruga and guitariest Graham Dechter on March 2nd (8PM). This is once show you simply can't miss! For more information, or to purchase tickets, simply click here! ARTIST BIOS, VIDS...|
Welcome to the Sunday, February 19, 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 the February 19, 2017 installment of the Round Up...Last week, Jazz 88.3 and the San Diego Jazz community mourned the Sunday, February 12 passing of Al Jarreau and we will share some of those from this week’s blog post. The San Diego Jazz Party is coming to the Hilton Del Mar and is just one news item in a busy week just finished in San Diego Jazz and Blues...we’ll recap it all. We’ll also take a look at the upcoming week on the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar, what you can expect to hear on your favorite Jazz and Blues station next week, including the new Artist of the Week, and a look ahead a little further into our Jazz and Blues future...it’s all coming up, so Let’s Get On With The Round UP…. Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
|Last Sunday, February 12, 2017, as the music world gathered to celebrate the 59th Grammy Awards, the news of the passing of the multi-Grammy award winning vocalist Al Jarreau was announced. The passing impacted the Jazz 88.3 staff and San Diego Jazz community at large in many ways. Here are a few of the postings and remembrances...|
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|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Jazz Party, happening Friday through Sunday, February 24th-26th at the Hilton Hotel in Del Mar! The San Diego Jazz Party carries on a tradition of presenting classic, mainstream jazz to the public on an annual basis in a weekend-long festival featuring outstanding musicians from across the country in a relaxed, intimate setting. If you've never been, this is definitely the year to attend. Check out the spectacular line-up for this 3-day festival by clicking here!|
Welcome to the Sunday, February 12, 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 the February 12, 2017 installment of the Round Up, KSDS Celebrates Recorded Jazz’s 100th Anniversary by taking your votes for YOUR TOP RECORDED JAZZ TUNES, plus ArtPower at UC San Diego Jazz Concert Series gets announced, kicked off, snow delayed...find out what’s next! We also look forward to what’s happening next week on the Live Music scene from the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar at Jazz88.org, plus what you will be hearing on your radio this week, and what’s up ahead for Jazz in San Diego, the world, and on your radio! So, let’s get to the Round Up! Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up....
|San Diego's Jazz 88.3 celebrated 100 years of recorded jazz (2/26). Back, in 1917, The Original Dixieland Jass Band cut two sides for the Victor Recording Label. Since then we have been blessed with hundreds of quintessential jazz recordings. We aired our Top 100 Jazz Recordings (voted on by the KSDS listeners) to celebrate this historic date. Thank you for all the votes and support during this historic date. You can always become a member- just call 619-388-3301 or pledge here. HERE'S THE FULL LIST...|
|Jazz 88.3 is proud to support ArtPower's 3-part jazz concert series! The series concludes this Sunday, March 19th, with award-winning vocalist, Charenee Wade (rescheduled from 2/9/17). This is one series that's sure to be splendid--don't miss it! To purchase tickets, simply click here! SERIES ARTISTS AND MORE...|
Welcome to the Sunday, January 29, 2017 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. on the January 29, 2017 installment of the Round Up: This past week heard Jazz Explorations with Ken Poston starting a multi-week series on that hot bed of West Coast Jazz, Contemporary Records, plus the Jazz 88 Studios on Curran Plaza at San Diego City College played host to several guests from the local Jazz community, so we’ll look back at that and other news from our social media channels. We also look forward to what’s happening next week on the Live Music scene from the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar at Jazz88.org including Jazz superstar Donald Harrison’s upcoming La Jolla Athenaeum Jazz Series appearance, plus what you will be hearing on your radio this week, including a preview of next week’s Inside Art interview with Branford Marsalis talking about vocalist and collaborator Kurt Elling , and what’s up ahead for Jazz in San Diego, the world, and on your radio! So, let’s get to the Round Up!
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