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Jazz Live- Peter Sprague presents "Planet Cole Porter"
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 14, 2017
Peter Sprague takes hold of the classic songs of Cole Porter for our next Jazz Live TONIGHT. Peter will be presenting these treasures in a new color of Samba, Funk, Salsa, and Jazz. “Just One of Those Things” swinging fast and morphing over to funk, “Love For Sale” taking a trip to Cuba, “Night and Day” arcing with the moon in Brazil...you get the picture. The band includes some of the best with Rebecca Jade on vocals, Tripp Sprague on sax and flute, Gunnar Biggs on bass, Duncan Moore on drums, and Peter Sprague on guitar. The show is currently SOLD OUT so please pick up your tickets before 7:30pm the night of the show to ensure entry. Please print the parking pass to make you legit.
From Jazz to Blues: A Night to Remember- Cafe Bar Europa
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: March 9, 2017
Cafe Bar Europa in Pacific Beach, presents "From Jazz to Blues: A Night to Remember,THIS SATURDAY, March 11, featuring traditional gospel vocalist Carmelia Toot Bell with special guest, violinist Jamie Shadowlight, backed by Jazzilia: Fred Hardy on bass, with Aaron Pratts on trumpet, Ray Roeder on piano; and Casper Padulan on drums. The evening will include a special guest appearance by young vocalist, Valerie Smith.  Dancing is encouraged; admission is $10 and includes a drink of your choice.  Cafe Bar Europa, at 873 Turquoise Street in Pacific Beach.
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
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...
Read full article at: The Loft | Jeff Hamilton
Our Broadcast Signal
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 16, 2017

Our broadcast will be going down at 10pm due to some technical maintenance that we have to take care of. The broadcast signal should be back at 2am (Wednesday). We apologize for the inconvenience but the good news is that you can still STREAM US.


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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...
ArtPower at UC San Diego 2016-2017 Jazz Concert Series
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 6, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support ArtPower's 3-part jazz concert series! The series concludes this Sunday, March 19th, with award-winning vocalist, Charenee Wade (rescheduled from 2/9/17)This is one series that's sure to be splendid--don't miss it! To purchase tickets, simply click here! SERIES ARTISTS AND MORE...
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