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Bayside Summer Nights Concert Series
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: June 29, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is pleased to support the San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights Concert Series! Bayside Summer Nights will undeniably be the most exciting summer concert series in San Diego! To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here! MORE ON THE SERIES...
HOB World Famous Gospel Brunch
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: June 23, 2017
The House of Blues’ World Famous Gospel Brunch is happening Sunday, August 20th! This spectacular experience showcases local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs! Before and during the show treat yourself to an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast favorites plus tender carving stations, southern specialties and mouth-watering desserts—and of course, you won’t want to miss their signature chicken and waffles! Included in your ticket purchase is a $1 donation to Music Forward, a national non-profit organization channeling the power of music to help under served youth create pathways to productive, sustainable, and fulfilling lives. To purchase tickets, click here! *Groups of 10+ Receive 10% off discount*-- simply call the box office: (619) 299-2583 for details. 
Jazz Live- Darek Oles Presents: A Celebration of John Coltrane
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: June 13, 2017
Acclaimed Bassist Darek Oles brings a super group in to the Saville Theatre for our next Jazz Live TONIGHT. The concert will focus on the music of John Coltrane as this week we recognize the 50th anniversary of the great saxophonist's passing. The band includes Chuck Manning on tenor, Jon Mayer on piano, Larry Koonse on the guitar and Roy McCurdy on drums. It will be a very memorable Jazz Live. This show is SOLD OUT but you can listen at 8pm to the live broadcast. If you are coming tonight here's the parking pass. Oh, and Zoe's Place Food Truck will also be on-site from 5-8PM--so come hungry!
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: Natasha Collins , Development DirectorPosted on: June 13, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support Ken Theater's presentation of "Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary" showing THIS(!) Saturday, June 24th. You won't want to miss this thought-provoking, uplifting and powerful film about jazz giant John Coltrane, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This rich, textured and compelling portrait of a remarkable artist reveals the critical events, passions, experiences and challenges that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds—a story of demons and darkness, of persistence and redemption. The beauty, poignancy, energy, pain, joy and inspiration heard in nearly 50 Coltrane recordings from throughout his career brings alive the artist and the times in which he lived. Although Coltrane never participated in any television interviews (and only a handful for radio), he has an active and vibrant presence in the film through his print interviews. These words—spoken by Academy Award winner Denzel Washington—illuminate what Coltrane was thinking and feeling at critical moments throughout his life and career. Includes appearances by Coltrane’s children, President Bill Clinton, Common, John Densmore of The Doors, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dr. Cornel West and more. You also won't want to miss a special Q&A session with Jazz 88.3's GM, Ken Poston and director, John Scheinfeld after the 7PM show. Showtimes vary--click here for details! INSIDE ART INTERVIEW / TRAILER / REVIEWS...
In lieu of the Jazz 88 App
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 30, 2017
Many of you have contacted us about our mobile App and it's need for updating. We do sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and we are working on this matter. It is our hope to have it resolved soon. In the meantime, please bookmark this link on your phone/device. It is our direct mp3 stream URL address. Thank you for your understanding.
Jazz Live- The Lanny Morgan Sextet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 16, 2017
One of the most prolific and prominent bebop altoists on the West Coast Jazz Scene, Lanny Morgan, will be coming to Jazz Live TONIGHT. Morgan first came to prominence in New York, as the young lead alto for Maynard Ferguson's Big Band of the sixties, as well as Maynard's sextet of the same era. Speaking of a sextet, Lanny will be bringing his sextet (Bob Summers- trumpet, Doug Webb- tenor, Matt Harris- piano, Chris Conner- bass, Paul Kreibich- drums) to the Saville Theatre for a night music that will entertain and inspire. To reserve your tickets please go The Speakeasy. For the general public you can purchase tickets by calling 619-388-3301. Here's the parking pass. PREVIEW / PHOTOS / MORE...
Festival of the Arts
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 16, 2017
Jazz 88.3 will be out at the Festival of the Arts, happening June 10th and 11th (10AM-6PM) at the Waterfront Park! Produced by Torrey Pines Kiwanis Foundation and San Diego Magazine, this unforgettable weekend filled with art, food, craft beer and entertainment benefits programs for San Diegans with disabilities. It's the perfect way to enjoy the weekend in American's Finest City! Children 16 and under: Free! Active Military with I.D.: Free! Click here to purchase tickets or for more information! MORE ON THE MUSIC OF THE FEST....
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Westgate Sunset Poolside Jazz Series
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 16, 2017
Summer is almost over and what better way to celebrate than to celebrate in style at The Westgate Hotel with their annual Sunset Poolside Jazz Series! The last show of the 2017 series is tonight from 6:30-9:30PM. Jazz enthusiasts will sway and groove to the sounds of Southern California’s finest Jazz talents, offering an eclectic jazz experience poolside! Set against a backdrop of downtown San Diego’s skyline at sunset, the event series will feature a different performance every week, complimented by signature cocktails, wine and craft beer, as well as a gourmet array of appetizers and tapas. The series is curated by world-renowned trumpeter, Gilbert Castellanos, so it's bound to be a phenomenal summer concert series! To view the complete lineup, click here. PREVIEW SERIES ARTISTS...
The Vine Affair
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 16, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support "The Vine Affair", a sure-to-be incredible event put on by the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, happening Friday, June 2nd from 6-10PM! This is your chance to indulge in Balboa Park's first annual wine festival! Experience superb wine while exploring five different museums, including: San Diego Art Institute, The Conservancy vis-à-vis The Prado Restaurant, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, San Diego History Center, and the Fleet Science Center. You will also enjoy exquisite wines and delicious tapas, experience exceptional art, and enjoy live music. Please Note:This event is 21+. Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is a nonprofit organization through which 28 arts, science and cultural institutions in Balboa Park collaborate to achieve shared goals. By helping these groups achieve greater organizational efficiency, innovation and excellence, it seeks to contribute to the vitality and sustainability of Balboa Park. Click here to purchase tickets to The Vine Affair! MORE ON THE MUSIC AT THE AFFAIR...
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Gator By the Bay
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: May 9, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support Gator By the Bay again this year, happening today through Sunday, May 13th! It's Mardi Gras in May! Enjoy Zydeco, Blues, Crawfish, and, of course, great, live music! What better way to kick off the weekend?! It's all happening this weekend at Spanish Landing Park. To view the complete line-up and/or for more information, click here! BAYOU BROTHERS LIVE ON SECOND LINE PARADE...
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