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Jazz Live- The Mark Dresser Quintet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 13, 2016
What a terrific way to kick off 2017's Jazz Live season. Acclaimed bassist and composer Mark Dresser will be here at City College TONIGHT at 8pm bringing a terrific quintet with him. Nicole Mitchell on flute, Michael Dessen on trombone, Kjell Nordesen on drums and San Diego's very own, Joshua White on piano. Mark will be featuring compositions off of his new release, "Sedimental You." If you are part of the general public and would like to purchase tickets you can all 619-388-3301. In any case, please use the parking pass if/when you arrive for the show.
Kirk Hoffman Celebration of Life Jam
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 18, 2016
Kirk Hoffman was a drummer, a teacher, and loved by many. He passed away October 28, 2016. Many remembrances have been shared, but a Ceremony of Life Jam will be held Sunday the 20th from 4-8pm. Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam emcee J. Otis Williams will host the event at Proud Mary's, 5500 Kearny Mesa Rd, 92111. All are welcome. Quoting J Otis, "...Kirk could do it all...so bring it all."
Jazz Live- Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 8, 2016
One of the most exciting piano and vocal duets in jazz returns to San Diego TONIGHT for our Jazz Live. Acclaimed pianist Geoffrey Keezer and vocalist Gillian Margot will be gracing the Saville Theatre stage alongside the Kate Hatmaker String Quartet for a performance you don't want to miss. The show is SOLD OUT but you may have a shot to get in by claiming a ticket after 7:30pm the night of the show (at the box office). When you arrive for the show please use the parking pass.
Jazz 88.3 2016 Fall Membership Drive!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 31, 2016
Our Fall Membership Campaign has concluded! We want to thank EVERYONE who pledged during the drive. Whether you joined the family for the first time or renewed your commitment to KSDS, we value your support so much. If you didn't get a chance to make your pledge you still can. Please call Ken at 619-388-3301 or here's a link to take care of that now. Lastly, the Favorite Artist Poll winner is Frank Sinatra. Thank you all for making your voice heard...this is an all star lineup for sure! Your hosts will be playing this music through the day Monday and during the week as we celebrate this great pledge drive with you!

Top Ten Favorite Artist Poll for 2016 Fall Pledge Drive:
1- Frank Sinatra
2- Stan Getz
3- Dave Brubeck
4- Ella Fitzgerald
5- Wes Montgomery
6- Bill Evans
7- Thelonious Monk
8- Charlie Parker
9- Duke Ellington
10- Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Clifford Brown

Retired from the list:
Miles Davis (winner- Fall 2015), John Coltrane (winner- Spring 2016)
Jazz @ the Jacobs
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 25, 2016
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support Jazz @ the Jacobs' 2016-2017 season! It's going to be another terrific year of music. To view the entire line-up, and /or to purchase tickets, simply click here!
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Jazz @ the Jacobs 2017 season
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 25, 2016
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support Jazz @ the Jacobs' 2017 season! Up next: Pianist, Chucho Valdés. Considered the pre-eminent Cuban Jazz pianist in the world, Chucho Valdés is a towering figure who combines the sheer power of McCoy Tyner with the dexterity of Oscar Peterson and a rhythmic sensibility steeped in the intricacies of Afro-Cuban culture.The show takes place TONIGHT at 7:30PM.  This is truly one show you won't want to miss! To view the entire line-up, and /or to purchase tickets, simply click here!
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Camarada's 2017 Season
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 19, 2016
Camarada's 2017 concludes with Cantos De Amor happening THIS Saturday, May 6th at 6:30PM at BREAD & SALT (1955 Julian Ave. San Diego, CA 92113). “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” ― Zelda Fitzgerald. Camarada’s selection of enduring love songs — Cantos de Amor — offers an overwhelmingly potent blend of rapture, hopeless suffering, tenderness, and unfulfilled passion, all in the name of love. You absolutely can't miss this show! Click here to purchase tickets!
Jazz Live- The Joshua Breakstone Trio
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 17, 2016
Bop-based guitarist Joshua Breakstone returns to the Saville Theatre at City College TONIGHT with a tremendous trio setting- Chris Connor-bass, Roy McCurdy-drums. Joshua has gained an international reputation for his sophistication and his fiery- and often witty- swinging style. You can see and hear that style in action at Jazz Live TONIGHT. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. If you wish to purchase tickets you can do so by calling 619-388-3743. Please use the parking pass when you arrive.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 15, 2016
New Orleans native, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will hit the Humphrey's By the Bay stage, TONIGHT at 7PM. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings TOO! It's going to be one super-soulful, jazz-filled night in San Diego, and one end-of-summer show you certainly won't want to miss. To purchase tickets, simply click here!
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Jazz Live- Otmaro Ruiz Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 14, 2016
TONIGHT'S(!) Jazz Live will be in conjunction with our World Cultures program here at City college and will bring the Otmaro Ruiz Quartet to the Saville Theater. It will also be a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month; so we do hope you can make it down to see it in person and celebrate with us. If so, please use the parking pass. You can reserve tickets in the Speakeasy to reserve your spot. Even though the show is free to all, the show is bound to sell out so reserving your tickets is highly recommended. Downbeat is 8PM, tickets must be picked up by 7:30PM. Please call 619-388-3743 for more information.
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