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Chicago, The Musical!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 24, 2017
San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre is proud to present John Kander and Fred Ebb’s "CHICAGO". It's a dazzling musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago. A sensational tale of crime, betrayal, jealousy and desire that has achieved musical iconicism in its run spanning over 40 years. The series will begin April 21st and conclude April 30th. Showtime is at 8 PM on Friday and Saturday dates, and 2 PM on Sunday dates. Seating is limited and early reservations are advised! Click here for tickets. More information is at (619)-388-3676.

2017 Spring Membership Drive!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 23, 2017
Ella Fitzgerald is one of the giants among Jazz Vocalists and set the bar for Jazz singers today. KSDS will be celebrating her birthday centennial on Tuesday, April 25th coinciding with the launch of our Spring Membership Drive. We will be celebrating  all things Ella that day with giveaways, interviews and live performances. We will also be featuring YOU! E-mail us at rememberingella@jazz88.org to leave your feedback on the great Ella Fitzgerald. There’s a good chance you can make it on the radio! Our Spring Membership Campaign and The First Lady of Song…Tuesday, April 25th.  Call Ken at 619-388-3301 for more details or simply DONATE NOW.
Jazz Live- Peter Sprague presents "Planet Cole Porter"
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 14, 2017
Peter Sprague takes hold of the classic songs of Cole Porter for our next Jazz Live on Tuesday, April 11th. Peter will be presenting these treasures in a new color of Samba, Funk, Salsa, and Jazz. “Just One of Those Things” swinging fast and morphing over to funk, “Love For Sale” taking a trip to Cuba, “Night and Day” arcing with the moon in Brazil...you get the picture. The band includes some of the best with Rebecca Jade on vocals, Tripp Sprague on sax and flute, Gunnar Biggs on bass, Duncan Moore on drums, and Peter Sprague on guitar. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. For the general public, you can purchase tickets by calling 619-388-3301. Please print the parking pass to make you legit.
From Jazz to Blues: A Night to Remember- Cafe Bar Europa
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 9, 2017
Cafe Bar Europa in Pacific Beach, presents "From Jazz to Blues: A Night to Remember,THIS SATURDAY, March 11, featuring traditional gospel vocalist Carmelia Toot Bell with special guest, violinist Jamie Shadowlight, backed by Jazzilia: Fred Hardy on bass, with Aaron Pratts on trumpet, Ray Roeder on piano; and Casper Padulan on drums. The evening will include a special guest appearance by young vocalist, Valerie Smith.  Dancing is encouraged; admission is $10 and includes a drink of your choice.  Cafe Bar Europa, at 873 Turquoise Street in Pacific Beach.
San Diego Music Awards 2017
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 9, 2017
The 26th Annual San Diego Music Awards will take place at House of Blues TONIGHT! Doors open at 6PM, with a pre-show TV taping of Tonight in San Diego! Proceeds from the San Diego Music Awards help to purchase guitars for San Diego County schools, via a partnership between the San Diego Music Foundation and El Cajon's Taylor Guitars. Over the life of the program, 2,978 guitars have been placed into 85 schools from San Onofre to San Ysidro and over 55,000 K-12 students have been impacted by the program. It's going to be a great night in San Diego, so mark your calendars! To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here! HERE ARE THE JAZZ AND BLUES NOMINEES...
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San Diego Latino Film Festival
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 9, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the 24th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, happening now through March 20th at Fashion Valley Mall. It's your chance to celebrate diversity while taking in the best of Latino cinema with dramas and comedies featuring your favorite stars, including Demian Bichir, Eva Longoria, Angelica Maria and more! There will also be live concerts, incredible Latin food, courtesy of Sabor and much more! For ticket information and show listings click here, or call: (619) 230-1938
Athenaeum's Jazz Series Continues!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 7, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017 season at the Library and Art Center and TSRI. Up next: Joe Lovano Classic Quartet, April 7th, followed by Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes (May 9th)--all at TSRI Hall. The Athenaeum is a 501(c) 3 and is devoted exclusively to music and art! To become a member of the Athenaeum and/or for more information, simply click here
Jazz Live- The Dave Pell Octet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 28, 2017
One of the founding fathers of West Coast Jazz, saxophonist Dave Pell, will be coming to Jazz Live TONIGHT.  Dave will be bringing his usual octet (Bobby Efford- Baritone, Carl Saunders- Trumpet, Scott Whitfield- Trombone, Charles Bergman- Piano, Barry Zweig- Guitar, Richard Simon- Bass, Ray Brinker- Drums) for a night of music that you won't forget. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. For the general public, you can purchase tickets by calling 619-388-3301. Please print the parking pass to make you legit. MORE ON DAVE PELL OCTET...
Read full article at: Jazz Live- The Dave Pell Octet
The Yellowjackets!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 26, 2017
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!
The Loft | Jeff Hamilton
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 21, 2017
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...
Read full article at: The Loft | Jeff Hamilton
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