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Jenn Renee Cruz CD Release Party!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:September 28, 2015

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support vocalist Jenn Renee Cruz and the release of her new CD: “You Get What You Get”. Jazz 88.3 will help Jenn celebrate, TONIGHT(!) at 8PM at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101) in the heart of Little Italy. So if you're a fan of jazz and blues fusion and a compelling voice that possesses both tenderness and power, then be sure to mark your calendars and plan to come out and support this local, talented rising star! *Please Note: This event is 21+MORE: Jenn Visits Jazz 88.3...
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2015 San Diego Music Awards

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:September 16, 2015

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the 25th Annual San Diego Music Awards happening TONIGHT(!) at Humphrey's By The Bay. Jazz 88.3's very own Ron Dhanifu and J. Otis Williams will be presenters, so if you run into them, be sure to say "Hello!". Click here for a list of this year's nominees! Proceeds from the San Diego Music Awards help to support the San Diego Music Foundation's Guitars and Banjos for schools. To purchase tickets to this year's awards show, simply click here! List of Jazz / Blues Nominees...
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Jacobs Presents: Michelle Coltrane

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:September 13, 2015

Michelle Coltrane, the daughter of jazz legend John Coltrane, makes a special visit to the Jacobs Center TONIGHT at 6:30 pm. She will be joined by acclaimed jazz guitarist Shea Welsh and opening act, San Diego’s own dynamic trio Besos de Coco. Michelle and her band will perform their unique retro and modern sound as well as some of her father’s classics. Enjoy signature cocktails and tapas as the sultry sounds of jazz fill the air in a unique setting only minutes from Downtown San Diego. To purchase tickets, click here

UPDATE: Interview with Michelle and Shea...

2015 San Diego Blues Festival

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:September 13, 2015

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the San Diego Blues Festival -- a benefit for the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank, happening THIS(!) Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th from 12-8PM, at Embarcadero Marina Park North. Come out and enjoy 2-days worth of great live music by some of your Blues favorites like: Booker T. Jones, Marcia Ball, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials and many more; all while supporting a great cause! To purchase tickets, simply click here! We'll see you there! MORE on Blues Radio in San Diego...
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John Hiatt & Taj Mahal!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:August 31, 2015

John Hiatt and The Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio will grace the Balboa Theatre with their incredible and legendary talent, TONIGHT at 7:30PM! Known for captivating crowds with his exceptional guitar performances and enthusiasm, John Hiatt continues to write brilliant character studies, with entertaining storylines, cunning lyrics and wry humor. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and nine time Grammy nominee Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. So if you're in the mood to experience a truly magical evening, this is the show for you! To purchase tickets, simply click here

Jazz 88 Happy Hour!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:August 25, 2015

Heads-up Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour goers! Our monthly happy hour at the historic Lafayette Hotel takes place on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH from 5-7:30PM! So be sure to mark your calendars, grab your dancing shoes and plan to come out and groove to great live music TONIGHT with the ever so lively, Euphoria Brass Band! Also, please note: There's a $10 cover charge (cash only!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend!  Oh, and if you're worried about parking, don't fret--there's an overflow parking lot (FREE!) on the corner of Howard and Texas Streets. We'll see you TONIGHT(!) in the Mississippi Ballroom!

Jazz 88 Happy Hour- Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:August 25, 2015

Heads-up Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour goers! Our monthly happy hour at the historic Lafayette Hotel takes place on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH from 5-7:30PM! So be sure to mark your calendars and plan to come out and enjoy great live music TONIGHT(!) with The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio! Also, please note: There's a $10 cover charge (cash only!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend!  Oh, and if you're worried about parking, don't fret--there's an overflow parking lot (FREE!) on the corner of Howard and Texas Streets. We'll see you in the Mississippi Ballroom! MORE NEU...

Sunday Sessions at the Handlery Hotel San Diego

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:August 25, 2015

Until further notice all Jazz at the Handlery performances on Sundays (950 Lounge) are postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks.

Robert Bush Benefit

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:August 23, 2015

Robert Bush translates music into words as well as anyone in the business ever has. A recent health crisis fortunately broke in our favor. The local Jazz community is coming together to help with expenses and show support for one amongst us. The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 13th at Panama 66 in Balboa Park. A generous donation in lieu of admission fee seems to be the plan. Gilbert Castellanos has summoned Our Finest so tighten your wig and get with it. Start: 4pm. MORE on Robert's impact at Jazz 88.3...
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Esperanza Spalding!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:August 12, 2015

Esperanza Spalding Presents: Emily's D+ Evolution, is coming to Embarcadero Marina Park South, TONIGHT at 7:30PM! In 2011 she won the Grammy® for Best New Artist. Her vocal talents along with her versatility in classical and jazz genres have made her one of today's most exciting and unique performers. Don’t miss the enchanting Esperanza Spalding performing in the cool Embarcadero night! It's one summer concert you simply won't want to miss! Click here to purchase tickets!