San Diego's Jazz


ESD Fall Release Party
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 25, 2014
Jazz 88.3 in partnership with Edible San Diego invites you to the Fall Issue Release Party happening TONIGHT from 5-8PM at "Solare Ristorante” in Liberty Station. Come out and experience Solare Ristorante and enjoy great Jazz by the Patrick Berrogain Duo, and of course, pick up the latest issue of Edible San Diego while you're at it! It's your chance to hang out with Jazz 88.3 and mingle with the community...all while we raise our glasses and forks to a locally-inspired good time! We'll see you there!

Creative Music August 21, 2014 10pm - Midnight
Blog Name: Progressive NightsAuthor: Miff Mole Posted on: August 22, 2014
Straight to bullet points:
  • Did not know that Joey DeFrancesco plays trumpet. The new disc with Bobby Hutcherson and Billy Hart is sweet but my ears went 'wait, what?' Had to go to the liner notes. Did not know that.
  • Viper's Drag makes me pine for Air Lore. Long time in between, less so if I had more time and attention span.
  • Marc Cary surely must be in the running for top pianist. Not competitively or categorically, but thinking about unique voice and interaction and dynamic group chemistry...right up there, near the top.
Somebody asked me if I mean it when I say "Thanks for listening." Well, you know, of course I mean it. The whole show has been about intention and then at the end I'm gonna bs? No, I am not gonna. Thanks for listening!
This Is The New #JazzThing Monday August 18 2014 - Sean Jones - John Kelley of Pocket
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: August 18, 2014
LIVE Monday, August 18, 2014, 6-8 PM PT @Jazz88 San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM,, and Apple/Android Apps to The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw...Supported by Listener Contributors like YOU and...YOUR BUSINESS (learn more about underwriting The New Jazz Thing!). 

Tonight on the show, we chatted with the #2 artist in Jazz this week and the new Chair of the Brass Department at the Berklee College of Music, Sean Jones, and members of San Diego's Pocket who picked up a 2014 San Diego Music Award nomination for their new release "The Stick Bag". Jeff and Andy also helped me out with the Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek Jazz Album chart, we played and gave away loads of great New Jazz Music too! Read the entire article for links to audio archives of the show and interviews, links to everything that was New This Week, and more! Here's tonight's playlist just to tempt you a the link down there!

2013.8.11-18 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: August 16, 2014
Quanity AND Quality in this LARGE list of Adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library the weeks of August 11 and 18 2014. Walton, Longo, Dr. John, Harrell...some of the biggest names in Jazz...all have new releases out...and that's only a small part of the New Jazz being made and released this week...JAZZ LIVES and THRIVES! You can check out their Jazz 88 DEBUT on The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88, Monday, August 18, 2014 between 6 and 8 PM PT (Update: LISTEN to the Jazz 88 Speakeasy archive of the show)! 

    Adds For August 18, 2014
    • MARK ELF – “RETURNS 2014”
    Adds To August 11, 2014
    Read the full article for additional annotations, links to and quotes from reviews and releases, and your chance to comment on this week's New...
    Creative Music August 14, 2014 10pm - Midnight
    Blog Name: Progressive NightsAuthor: Miff Mole Posted on: August 15, 2014
    Initial impressions for three bullet point items regarding 8/14:
    • Ian Tordella made Stereolab sound like a genius. Pretty sure I said Radiohead on the show. Either way, Tragic Comedy is great.
    • Still really like the Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash "Duologue." That's not going to change either, especially after Friday shift where Freedom Jazz Dance is solo drums. nice.
    • Davis played by Archie Shepp on tenor sax and Buell Neidlinger on bass somehow makes me feel like Dali played by Coleman Hawkins. The sound is deep.
    • Jeff Parker Trio is a shapeshifter, fitting anywhere as needed like the Index of Possibilities.
    Thanks for listening...
    Creative Music August 7, 2014 10pm - Midnight
    Blog Name: Progressive NightsAuthor: Miff Mole Posted on: August 8, 2014
    Rahsaan Roland Kirk gets the birthday spotlight feature and recognition for being very far out front and totally at ease with it. If he created only "Three For The Festival" his role would have been fulfilled. That line has a critical mass that will not be denied. As it is, there is more inspirational material for musicians and listeners alike. Elsewhere...
    • Steve Wilson / Lewis Nash "Duologue" goes straight onto my list of favorite duo recordings. Buster Bee, the Haden duos, Waldron/Lacy. Yeah, Duologue is on that list.
    • In Between pretty much anticipates Dysnomia although it's easy to say that in retrospect. That's the only reason except also to mention that Dawn of Midi is returning to San Diego 9/20 at Carlsbad Music Festival. Dysnomia is actually dangerous when consumed live.
    • Kirk closes with deception in the form of Untitled Blues and Lester Leaps In. Gotta watch your sacroiliac.
    Thanks for listening
    Jazz 88.3 JazzWeek Station of the Year 2014
    Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: Miff Mole Posted on: August 7, 2014
    Message from Jazz 88.3 Program Director, Claudia Russell- "We are thrilled to receive this award. The JazzWeek awards are voted on by people directly connected to the industry. Our listeners vote for us every time they tune in and we will continue to strive to give you our best."
    Invitation to Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference Community Meeting - Thursday August 7 3:00 PM
    Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: August 6, 2014
    The Jazz Education Network (JEN) will be holding it's 6th Annual Conference in San Diego, January 7-10, 2015 at the Hyatt Grand Manchester Hotel and they would love the San Diego Jazz Community to be involved from the get-go! They are inviting all Jazz Loving, Living, and Educating San Diegans to a Community Planning meeting this Thursday August 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM at San Diego Hyatt Grand Manchester Hotel, Deluxe Hospitality Suite 560 (5th Floor Seaport Tower). If you'd like to be involved in conference Outreach, Volunteers, Promotion and Support (specifically in the areas of Production and Sponsorships)...or just find out more about the conference...then join me in attending and making this THE BEST JAZZ CONFERENCE SAN DIEGO HAS EVER SEEN!

    Continue reading for the complete invitation from JEN President Bob Sinicrope and more details...and make plans to help plan!
    Live Blogging The Hot Club of Detroit at Jazz Live San Diego Tuesday August 5 2014
    Blog Name: Jazz LiveAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: August 5, 2014
    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!
    Flying Home Generates Sparks on The Jazz Morning Drive!
    Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: August 4, 2014
    I have the honor this week of hosting The Jazz Morning Drive, Monday through Wednesday, and took advantage of an opportunity to play an extended cut of "Flying Home" from Lionel Hampton with The Just Jazz All Stars, which was recorded 67 years ago on this day, at the same concert that created the more well-known, and critically acclaimed "Stardust" (a fact that is mentioned on the Jazz 88 Home Page today under our "On This Day In Jazz History" feature). The tune I played was a rollicking swinger and I have to share a couple of emails sent to about that very tune...

    Bill was energized enough to put out a little coin...

    "Wow!  That Flyin home @ 6:58 knocked my sox off.  Best stuff I've heard since I lost my JATP LPs.  Buying  the one you played ASAP.  Those guys really cooked.  Haven't heard Slam Stewart in ages.

    And Richard shared a great story about another version of "Flying Home"...

    "You don’t know me, but I’m as regular listener in the mornings and a happy to have you spinning for a spell. I’m a native Chicagoan an former vibist, who ran an audio recording facility there in the late 70s. I left home for here in ’92. Andy’s was my regular hang back on the block. That’s where rush hour jazz originated a different regular band every evening from 5-8. 
    Thursdays was the Hubbard Street Swingers with John Young, Barrett Deems and Truck Parham on bass; two tenors, Johnny Board, who replaced Jacquet in Hamp’s band, and Eddie Johnson from Louis Jordan’s band,  Don de Michael, the Downbeat columnist, on vibes, replaced by Willbur Campbell after Don’s demise. Wilbur was the very best bebop drummer in town, and the great Jo Belle on vocals . 
    They ended their second set with a rousing version of Flyin’ Home with Board duplicating Jacquet’s solo note for note, and everyone stood and cheered at the coda."

    Great comments, Bill and Richard!

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