|Jazz 88.3 jumps to hyperdrive with 2 shows a month in June and July. First up is the great Cuban pianist Chuchito Valdés on Tuesday, June 9. We anticipate ticket sales will be brisk. Jazz 88.3 Members can reserve tickets now online or at 619-388-3037. All ages are welcome. There will be a parking permit. Better get some rest while you can. |
|LIVE Monday, June 8, 2015, 6-8 PM PT @Jazz88 San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM, Jazz88.org, 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!). GET SOCIAL @TNJT on Facebook and Twitter. |
Tonight on the show...We'll be debuting all of this week's new adds to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library, including the much anticipated...at least by me ;)...release of "The Thompson Fields" from the Maria Schneider Orchestra, 8 years after their last release "Sky Blue".
We'll also be featuring music and bio of the Jazz 88.3 Artist of the Week, Kenny Barron, along with a preview of the coming week's Jazz Birthday's and Milestones (updated every day on the Jazz88.org Home Page
), the Jazz 88.3 Jazz and Blues Calendar...including Tuesday's Jazz Live with Chuchito Valdes, Jazz News, and MORE! READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to everything we do on TNJT!
|"The Thompson Fields" is Jazz composer, arranger, and band leader Maria Schneider's first release in 8 years with the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra, but in the mean time she won 3 Grammy Awards in 2014 in the classical music category for "Winter Morning Walks". Her new release is among 10 new Jazz albums being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of June 8, 2015. Your Jazz 88.3 hosts will be introducing you to these new releases all week, so Listen Long, Often, and LIVE at 88.3 FM San Diego and Worldwide at Jazz88.org! You can check out the debut of all the new releases each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT.|
- BEAT FUNKTION – “OLYMPUS”
- KEVIN BACHELDER / JASON LEE BRUNS – “CHERRY AVENUE”
- KURT ELLING – “PASSION WORLD”
- MELODY GARDOT – “CURRENCY OF MAN”
- STEVE KALDESTAD – “NEW YORK AFTERNOON”
- HALIE LOREN – “BUTTERFLY BLUE”
- BRAD MYERS – “PRIME NUMBERS”
- JEB PATTON – “SHADES AND TONES”
- EMIE R. ROUSSEL TRIO – “QUANTUM”
- MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA – “THE THOMPSON FIELDS”
READ THE FULL ARTICLE
for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
|Word came to Jazz 88.3 via Facebook from San Diego Jazz trumpter, band leader, educator, and entrepreneur Gilbert Castellanos...|
Hello family & friends, I am sad to say that the month of June will be the last month for the Young Lions series at Croce's Park West. I want to thank the people who came out on Wednesday nights to support the young musicians. I am proud of the young talented musicians for the work they put into promoting their night, preparing and rehearsing music for their sets, and showing true professionalism on stage. This is really where my passion and heart and soul is, watching these young adults blossom into amazing musicians! I also want to thank Ingrid Croce and Jimmy Rock for giving us a home to perform for the last 16 months. I DO NOT want this to be the end of the young lion series! It's crucial that we keep this going for the future of jazz in San Diego! As of today, I am searching for a new home for the series! I would love to get the program back on it's feet by July! Please feel free to inbox me if you would like to share your thoughts/suggestions!
Keep jazz alive!!!
With love and respect,
Gilbert estimates that there have been over 200 young musicians that have played for the series, with 80% of them still in high school. The evening usually draws a big crowd with standing room only being not uncommon. Gilbert's goal is to "find a venue that can guarantee the young musicians a fee" in order to keep the evening free and "really pack the joint!" According to Gilbert, the lions have been doing a "great job" promoting their nights on the bandstand.
Jazz 88.3 is helping to get this search underway with this blog post, but this is an opportunity that will take the community of business leaders, art directors and presenters, music educators to move forward AND ESPECIALLY the support of Jazz, Music, Education, and Art Lovers and Supporters dedicating themselves to go and see and hear and exhort The Future of Jazz forward to do as Gilbert says, KEEP JAZZ ALIVE, at whatever home these Young Lions find next.
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