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Jazz Live- Otmaro Ruiz Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 14, 2016
TONIGHT'S(!) Jazz Live will be in conjunction with our World Cultures program here at City college and will bring the Otmaro Ruiz Quartet to the Saville Theater. It will also be a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month; so we do hope you can make it down to see it in person and celebrate with us. If so, please use the parking pass. You can reserve tickets in the Speakeasy to reserve your spot. Even though the show is free to all, the show is bound to sell out so reserving your tickets is highly recommended. Downbeat is 8PM, tickets must be picked up by 7:30PM. Please call 619-388-3743 for more information.
Stanley Clarke Concert!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 9, 2016
Four-time Grammy Award winner, Stanley Clarke will hit the Music Box stage this Thursday, September 15th at 8PM (doors are at 6:30PM). This is bound to be one epic show by the legendary bassist--one you simply won't want to miss! There's still time to purchase tickets--simply click here!
San Diego Trolley Dances 2016
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 6, 2016
San Diego Dance Theater and Jean Isaacs present the 18th Annual "Trolley Dances," happening October 1st and 2nd! It’s your opportunity to see dances created for Barrio Logan, Downtown San Diego, and East Village. Trolley Dances brings original site-specific dances to the MTS Blue Line starting in the historic Barrio Logan and winding through the heart of San Diego ending at Fault Line Park, all led by trained tour guides. A stellar team of choreographers are on board to create new work that is sure to delight and engage! To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here!
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La Jolla Music Society Jazz Concert Series 2017
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 6, 2016
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support La Jolla Music Society's 2017 season! This year, they're bringing some of the very best to Balboa Theater!Up Next: The Branford Marsalis Quartet, with special guest Kurt Elling February 10th. This upcoming concert is one for the books, so be sure to mark your calendars! To purchase tickets and/or to become a member of LJMS, simply click here! ARTIST VIDEOS / SHOW DETAILS...
Saturday Night Fish Fry Live at Smokey's Lake Wohlford Cafe with Big Jay McNeely
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 2, 2016
Jazz 88.3 presents our first ever "Saturday Night Fish Fry"with Big Jay McNeely, TONIGHT at 7PM at Smokey's Lake Wohlford Cafe in Escondido! THERE'S STILL A FEW TICKETS LEFT(!), so, hurry! Tickets are only $60 (each) and includes all you can eat catfish! So, be absolutely sure to mark your calendars because you certainly won't want to miss the Go! Go! Boy with his Tenor Sax and all-star jazz band! To purchase tickets, simply give us a call at: (619) 388-3743. We'll see you tonight! EVENTS VIDEO / PICTURES...
San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Concerts
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 15, 2016
The San Diego Symphony Presents: The Future of Jazz featuring Cecile McLorin Salvant &Jazz Guitar MastersThe Future of Jazz featuring Cecile McLorin Salvant is set to take place THIS Thursday at 7:30PM at the Embarcadero Marina Park South! Cécile McLorin Salvant - winner of the 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition - has inspired accolades from Wynton Marsalis and The New York Times, comparing her to Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald. Jazz Guitar Masters, a stellar lineup of today’s hottest jazz guitarists (Peter Sprague, Russell Malone, Anthony Wilson) come together for one night’s worth of hot jams by the cool bayside, Thursday, August 25th at 7:30PM, also at the Embarcadero Marina Park South. These are (2) summer concerts you simply won't want to miss! MORE...
Imperial Avenue Street Festival
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 5, 2016
The 3rd Annual Imperial Avenue Street Festival, featuring Grammy® Award-winner Poncho Sanchez is set to take place Saturday, August 27th from 12-9PM! Come celebrate the eclectic and unique Greater Logan Heights area on Imperial Avenue between 28th Street and 30th Street. Admission is FREE(!) to this all-ages event! While you're there you'll enjoy multiple stages with live local musicians and dancers, blocks of vendors, arts, and crafts and the best eats in the community. VIP Beer Experience is available for just $15. New this year is interactive Kid’s Zone and stage line-up. Entertainment lineup includes: Bill Magee Blues Band and Kamau Kenyatta, Grammy® Award-winning producer and arranger, pianist and soprano saxophonist. It's sure to be a great day, so be sure to mark your calendars!
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Jazz in the Courtyard 2016
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 3, 2016
First Presbyterian Church of San Diego's 6th Annual Jazz in the Courtyard is set to take place on Saturday August 13th (5-8PM) at First Presbyterian Church (320 Date Street, San Diego, CA 92101). The downtown church that is home to Jazz Vespers, is bringing in some of the biggest names on the jazz scene for the concert. Headlining this year's concert will be The Peter Sprague Trio. Internationally known and the 2015 recipient of The San Diego Music Awards lifetime achievement award, Peter Sprague is considered one of the most exciting guitarists on the scene today! Opening the show will be Archie Thompson & The ArchTones. Doors open at 5:00PM and there will also be food trucks present. Tickets are only $10.00 (click here to purchase now!), or you can purchase tickets at the door, at any Jazz Vespers service, or at the office of First Presbyterian Church of San Diego.
Read full article at: Jazz in the Courtyard 2016
Jazz Live- Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 2, 2016
Bandleader extraordinaire Gordon Goodwin comes to the Saville Theatre with his "little" Phat Band TONIGHT! It will have all the phatness just a little less. The Phatness includes Eric Marienthal- sax, Mike Rocha- trumpet, Andy Martin- trombone, Andrew Synowiec- guitar, Kevin Axt- bass, Ray Brinker- drums, Joey DeLeon- percussion and, of course, Gordon Goodwin- piano and tenor sax. It will be a Jazz Live you don't want to miss. We'll see you TONIGHT...oh, and don't forget that parking pass. NOTE: This show is SOLD OUT, but unclaimed tickets are available at he box office at 7:30pm the night of the show.
Summertime Jazz Night - Latin Style!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: July 25, 2016
Jazz 88.3's annual Summertime Jazz Night Rooftop Concert Series returns to the stunning Westgate Hotel, Friday, September 2nd (6-9PM) with The Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi, featuring Larry Vuckovich! Pianist Larry Vuckovich was Vince Guraldi’s only student and played in Vince’s two-piano group “Powder Keg”. This program features the Latin works of Vince Guaraldi performed by a stellar quintet including guitarist Josh Workman, who captures the excitement of Vince’s collaborations with Brazilian guitarist Bola Sete. The Quintet includes: Josh Workman on guitar and John Santos on percussion. While you're there, you'll not only enjoy live Jazz, but also an array of Latin-inspired fare and cocktails. In addition, Chris Springer, host of Jazz 88.3's Latin Grooves will be your host! So mark your calendars and plan to usher in summer with your favorite jazz and blues radio station! Please Note: Admission is $20 per person--cash only and you must be 21+ to attend. 
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