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Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines- 2024

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 28, 2024

Idyllwild Arts is accepting enrollment for the Jazz In The Pines Student Clinic happening June 30th - July 13th. This two-week session is built around the return of Jazz In The Pines, giving students an exciting opportunity to learn from and see performances form Jazz greats in an intimate festival environment, a truly unique experience not offered at other camps. More info and registration can be made here.

Bob Boss: 1952-2024

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 27, 2024

The San Diego jazz community lost a beloved family member when guitarist Bob Boss died unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 18, in Idyllwild, after performing what would be his last concert. Within hours, tributes began to flood social media from fellow artists, former students, and loving family members and friends who never wanted the music to end. He was 71.

Read full article at: Bob Boss: 1952-2024

Free Film Screening- TONIGHT!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 22, 2024

Join KSDS for a FREE film screening as we continue to celebrate The Coltrane Legacy for Black History Month. The event will be held in the AH Building at City College. Room 306 TONIGHT at 7:30PM. It will be a one-of-a-kind film that will highlight John Coltrane's career and show the only existing footage that exists of Trane.

You can park in Lot 8 for FREE. Just input “1343 C Street” and the parking lot is directly across from that address. The event is open to the public.

LIVE AT LEFTYS 5 to 9pm, FEB 29TH

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 22, 2024

On the final night of this leap-year-February, an exclusive KSDS membership event worthy of the all-too-rare February 29th. We’ll be at the beautiful outdoor patio at Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria in Mission Hills and have a BEEFED UP “Jazz Across America: Chicago” listening party and concert. That’s a Jazz Night in America: Chicago listening party, all-you-can-eat buffet from Lefty’s, and a live concert celebrating that historic collaboration between Cannonball and Coltrane…all for just $60/person. A few seats remain so reserve your spot ASAP by DONATING NOW.  Or call 619-388-3037.

Read full article at: LIVE AT LEFTYS 5 to 9pm, FEB 29TH

A Prez Day- Monday, February 19th

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 10, 2024

KSDS will be celebrating a different kind of President today.  Join us as we salute the "PREZ," Lester Young. We will play his music throughout the day focusing on the different periods of his illustrious career. And, at 7PM (Pacific), Loren Schoenberg, one of the foremost experts on Lester Young, will delve deep into Lester's career. There will be rare recordings, clips, interviews, and, of course, music. KSDS gets Prezidential- beginning at 7am. 

ATTN JAZZ LIVE TICKET HOLDERS: Tues Jan 9 Jazz Live with Diane Schuur Postponed

Jazz Live with Diane Schuur scheduled for Tues. evening Jan. 9, 2024 has been postponed. NOT canceled; postponed. Details to come. Stay tuned to KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM and Jazz88.org for updates.

Due to an illness, Diane Schuur will be unable to make it to San Diego for tonight's Jazz Live performance at the Saville Theatre. Tonight's Jazz Live concert has, therefore, been postponed.

Please note: Diane Schuur’s performance is merely postponed, not canceled. Fear not, Jazz 88ers; WE WILL RESCHEDULE as soon as Diane is back at full strength. Of course, tickets held for tonight's concert will be honored for that to-be-announced "rain date."

More details to come. As soon as we know, you'll know. So, please check both the KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM airwaves and Jazz88.org regularly for the most up-to-date announcements.

Sounds of the Season-2023!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:December 22, 2023

12 Days of Sinatra Replay

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:November 28, 2023

The holidays are for family, friends….and Frank. We’ve heard from many of you and as a late holiday gift to you we will be replaying all 12 Days of Sinatra consecutively on New Year’s Eve, beginning at 7PM. The world’s foremost Sinatra experts and insiders—the men who’ve literally written the books on Frank—will bring you the music—and the stories—from each major period of Sinatra’s life and career. So, join us as we RE-Gift all the 12 Days of Sinatra to you- all 12 episodes played consecutively in its entirety beginning on New Year’s Eve at 7PM.  

Here's the 12 Days of Sinatra schedule, all times are approximate:

NYE- 7PM- 1st Day of Sinatra: The Early Years  1935-42 hosted by Will Friedwald
NYE- 9PM- 2nd Day of Sinatra: The Columbia Years 1943-49 hosted by Ken Poston
NYE- 11PM- 3rd Day of Sinatra: The Radio Years hosted by Chuck Granata
NYD- 1AM- 4th Day of Sinatra: The Fall and Rise hosted by Will Friedwald
NYD- 3AM- 5th Day of Sinatra: Frank and Nelson hosted by Will Friedwald
NYD- 5AM- 6th Day of Sinatra: The Capitol Years hosted by Loren Schoenberg
NYD- 7AM- 7th Day of Sinatra: The Movies hosted by Chuck Granata
NYD- 9AM- 8th Day of Sinatra: Early Reprise Years 1960-65 hosted by Loren Schoenberg
NYD- 11AM- 9th Day of Sinatra: The Concert Years hosted by Ken Poston
NYD- 1PM- 10th Day of Sinatra: The Rat Pack hosted by Ken Poston
NYD- 3PM- 11th Day of Sinatra: Inside the Studio  hosted by Chuck Granata
NYD- 5PM- 12th Day: Reprise-The Main Event hosted by Will Friedwald

 

KSDS Remembers Clifford Brown- October 30th

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:October 23, 2023

KSDS-FM remembers Clifford. This Morning, KSDS will celebrate the birthday of trumpeter Clifford Brown. This fundraising event will focus on the way too short career of one of the most influential horn players in the history of jazz. We will feature segments throughout the day that follow his journey as a trumpeter and composer and offer great thank you gifts for your donation during this special birthday celebration, beginning at 9AM today.

Rest in Peace Robert Bush

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:October 20, 2023

KSDS friend and former contributor Robert Bush passed away on October 20th from his battle with cancer. The San Diego Jazz Community has lost one of the true advocates for the art form. His writings and perspectives and passion for Jazz, and all music, was immense.

Our thoughts go out to Robert Bush’s family and friends. We will miss him, Rest in Peace Robert.