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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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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: 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...
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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...
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Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 16, 2017

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San Diego Jazz Party!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 15, 2017
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!
KSDS Celebrates Recorded Jazz Centennial With Your Help!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 7, 2017
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 Live- A Celebration of Tadd Dameron
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 10, 2017
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...
Athenaeum Jazz 2017 Season!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 4, 2017
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...
Read full article at: Athenaeum Jazz 2017 Season!
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