May 2, 2016

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[Concert Audio] Duke Ellington Birthday Concert With San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts Jazz Ensemble

Blog Name:Jazz 88.3 Blog

Blog Author:Vince Outlaw

Posted on:May 2, 2016

Duke Ellington's 117th birthday was celebrated with a special film presentation and a concert by the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SDSCPA) Jazz Ensemble on Friday, April 29, 2016 at San Diego City College's Saville Theater. The event was a special celebration as it was a final performance by the SDSCPA Jazz Ensemble as they prepare to represent San Diego as 1 of only 15 ensembles in North America to compete in the Essentially Ellington competition in New York City, May 5-7, 2016. 

Jazz 88.3 is proud to support SDSCPA and urges you to DONATE NOW to offset travels costs for this Next Generation of San Diego Jazz!

Enjoy the full concert audio from the Jazz 88 Speakeasy!

Duke Ellington Birthday Celebration Film Presentation and SDSCPA Concert

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE for more pictures from a fantastic events!

Jazz Live- Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Quartet!

Blog Name:Home Page News

Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:May 2, 2016

Jazz Live in May will be bringing a Grammy-nominated drummer, composer and producer to the Saville Theatre TONIGHT at 8pm. Gerry Gibbs is one of the hottest jazz artists around these days and Jazz 88.3 is thrilled to have him and his Thrasher Quartet (featuring Rob Hardt on flute/clarinet) to the Saville Theatre. This will be a special night because Gerry will be leading his band through Jazz interpretations of R&B classics. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. As always, use that parking pass.