Saxophonist, Bandleader, and Author of "Dameronia: The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron", Paul Combs, dropped into the Jazz 88.3 studios to preview his February 21, 2017 quintet performance at Jazz Live San Diego celebrating the life of Jazz great Tadd Dameron [TICKETS / INFO] . Paul gives us a quick bio of Tadd Dameron, teases the special, little-heard music the quintet will be featuring on Jazz Live, and provides some background, along with a musical selection, of Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane.
Our next Jazz Live San Diego is Tuesday with one of the pioneers of Latin Jazz, Mr. Bongo himself, Jack Costanzo IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT! He will be bringing his Latin Combustion Band in for a night of music you don't want to miss! LISTEN TO THE JAZZ LIVE PREVIEW, featuring excerpts from the biography of Jack Constanzo and music from his long career. Jazz 88.3 Members can MAKE YOUR RESERVATION FOR 2 FREE TICKETS in the Jazz 88.3 Speakeasy. Additional tickets can be purchased by calling 619-388-3743!
(photo creds to great jazz fans Barbara Wise, Deborah Wolfe, Michael Oletta)
In the full article, Mr. Bush provides a quick synopsis of why each show made the cutoff...and if you've been to shows around San Diego, you know Robert sees a lot of them! Here's the short list, then further below, we provide links to Roberts original reviews of the Jazz Live shows, along with a link to hear the entire Kronomorfic show, interviews from that show and Joe Garrison, pictures and more.
UPDATE: FULL CONCERT / INTERVIEW AUDIO / VIDEO..READ ON. Jazz LiveTONIGHT at 8PM! We're bringing the great saxophonist Doug Webb to the Saville Theater stage right here at San Diego City College. The terrific band includes Mitchel Forman- piano, Kevin Axt- bass and Dan Schnelle- drums. If you're a valid Jazz 88 member you can still reserve your 2 free tickets! Don't forget about that pesky parking pass, too. See you there! MORE Doug Webb at Jazz Live...
Kronomorfic, whose latest release "Entangled" is a favorite pick for Jazz 88.3's late weeknight Progressive Night's hosts, performed music from that collection, their 2010 release "Micro Temporal Infundibula", and other original compositions, before a sparse but enthusiastic and engaged audience at San Diego City College's Saville Theater and a much larger live broadcast audience on Jazz Live San Diego, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Co-founder's David Borgo, saxophone, and Paul Pellegrin, drums, also sat down with Jazz Live host Vince Outlaw for a recorded interview aired after the groups performance.
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to Jazz 88 Speakeasy Audio of the concert and interview, video of the interview, pictures from the evening, odds and ends, and the Jazz 88 Speakeasy Audio preview of our NEXT JAZZ LIVE, Tuesday, June 9, 2015 8-10pm PT with Chuchito Valdes Jr.!
The music of Joe Garrison is finally getting the recognition it deserves. Quietly distilled into a dynamic form and now animated by like-minded adventurists, Garrison's compositions are in the spotlight for our next Jazz LiveTONIGHT. Jazz 88.3 Members should reserve tickets online now. Also, the Parking Permit is here. 8pm in the Saville Theatre at City College. Can't make it? Listen online!
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for pictures, audio, video, and more from the show....
Jazz Live San Diego will be kicking of 2015 in great fashion with a series of concerts that starts January 13, 2015 at 8pm PT with legendary mallet man Joe Chambers, and includes San Diego's own Euphoria Brass Band, saxophonists Christopher Hollyday and San Diego icon Joe Marillo leading a quintet, and W.C. Handy Blues Award nominee The Missy Andersen Band. Jazz Live San Diego is San Diego's Jazz 88.3's monthly (twice a month June/July) live concert series from the Saville Theatre on the San Diego City College campus broadcast world wide on Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org,
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for more about these upcoming shows and how YOU CAN GET IN FREE!
A fantastic night of Jazz Live San Diego with Jeffrey Joe Morin with Trio Los Besos, Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys, and all in honor of the diamond birthday of Jazz 88.3's host of Jazz Roots, Lou Curtiss...
Coming Up - Jazz 88 Speakeasy (On-Demand, Click to Play): Jazz Live San Diego (Entire Show), Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Coming Up - Jazz 88 Speakeasy: Janet Klein Jazz Live San Diego Interview, Tuesday, September 9, 2014\
Coming Up - Jazz 88 Speakeasy: Jazz Live San Diego Preview - Joshua Breakstone - Tuesday, October 14, 2014 ()
AllAboutJazz.comReview of 2014 With The Wind and The Rain: "Loaded with creative solos, improvisational twists, an excellent selection of music and a lively augmented string-based instrumentation, the With the Wind and the Rain reveals a masterful performance from Joshua Breakstone and crew, and challenges the normal definition of the standard rhythm section.
The Hot Club of Detroit bring their own unique flavor to Gypsy Jazz at Jazz Live San Diego, Tuesday, August 5, 2014 LIVE from the Saville Theatre on the San Diego City College campus.
Read the rest of the post for links to the Jazz 88 Speakeasy archives of the Entire Jazz Live performance, an interview with Hot Club of Detroit founder Evan Perri, and a preview of our September 9, 2014 Jazz Live San Diego with Janet Klein and Jeffrey Joe Moran in celebration of the birthday of Jazz 88's Jazz Roots Host Lou Curtiss, in addition to picture from the show, video of the interview and soundcheck, and more!