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|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...|
Our terrestrial broadcast will be down tonight due to a planned power shutdown at Mesa college (where our transmitter lives). We do know that they planned for a time frame between 11pm-5am (Friday into Saturday morning). In the meantime, please download the NEW KSDS APP, because our stream is perfect and will work during the outtage. We apologize for the inconvenience but the good news is that you can still STREAM US.
|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!|
|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...|
|February is Black History Month and Jazz Live will be celebrating one of the architects of modern jazz composition and orchestration, Tadd Dameron. The concert will be TONIGHT at 8pm and it will feature saxophonist and the world's foremost expert on Tadd Dameron, Paul Combs. His quintet along with special guest, pianist Bill Cunliffe will be playing Tadd's compositions all night long for this very special evening of music. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve up to 2 free tickets in the Speakeasy. For the general public you can purchase tickets for $10 by calling 619-388-3301. The parking pass needs to be printed and displayed. MORE ON SHOW...|
|Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2017 season at the Library and Art Center. Up next: Claudia Villela and Vitor Goncalves (March 11th) the Art Center, followed by the Clayton Brothers Quintet (March 20th), the Joe Lovano Classic Quartet (April 7th) and 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! MORE ON THE SERIES' ARTISTS...|
|Happy New Year to all our Jazz and Blues lovers! It was a great year of music. Music Director, Joe Kocherhans culled his list down to a mere 10. See below for his Top Ten selections. We hope you have a great and jazzy new year. |
|It's been another great year of music and we can't think of a better way to end it than with a live concert to welcome in the new year. Join us on TONIGHT at 8PM (pacific) for a special live program. Tim Pinch and Inside Jazz, in association with KSDS-FM presents "New Year's Eve Across America." It will feature some of the greatest jazz musicians around today including Bob McChesney, Doug Webb, Brandon Fields, Scott Whitfield Calbria Foti, Steve Hufsteter, Carl Saunders and other special guests. ||
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