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Top Ten Discs of 2016
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 31, 2016
Happy New Year to all our Jazz and Blues lovers! It was a great year of music. Music Director, Joe Kocherhans culled his list down to a mere 10. See below for his Top Ten selections. We hope you have a great and jazzy new year. 

HERE'S OUR TOP 10...
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New Year's Eve Across America- A Live Special Event
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 21, 2016
It's been another great year of music and we can't think of a better way to end it than with a live concert to welcome in the new year. Join us on TONIGHT at 8PM (pacific) for a special live program. Tim Pinch and Inside Jazz, in association with KSDS-FM presents "New Year's Eve Across America." It will feature some of the greatest jazz musicians around today including Bob McChesney, Doug Webb, Brandon Fields, Scott Whitfield Calbria Foti, Steve Hufsteter, Carl Saunders and other special guests.
Chase Morrin Brings New Jazz Home For The Holidays [Interview Audio]
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 18, 2016
Chase Morrin comes back to friends and family in San Diego for the holiday in the midst of another milestone year, after completing 4 years at Harvard and the New England Conservatory (NEC), a 5th year for a Master at NEC, and half way through a year at the Berklee College of Music. With a a pair of new releases in his gift bag, "Turtle", with his longtime trio, and "The Corn Night", a piano-marimba duo, he stopped by the Jazz 88 studios to talk with The Jazz 88 Round Up host Vince Outlaw about the journey from San Diego North County's Canyon Crest Academy, mentoring and collaboration with world-renowned performers and educators, his new music, and what's next! 

Jazz 88.3 Host Vince Outlaw with Pianist Chase Morrin After Interview at KSDS Studios Sunday, December 18, 2016

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Jazz Live- The Mark Dresser Quintet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: December 13, 2016
What a terrific way to kick off 2017's Jazz Live season. Acclaimed bassist and composer Mark Dresser will be here at City College TONIGHT at 8pm bringing a terrific quintet with him. Nicole Mitchell on flute, Michael Dessen on trombone, Kjell Nordesen on drums and San Diego's very own, Joshua White on piano. Mark will be featuring compositions off of his new release, "Sedimental You." If you are part of the general public and would like to purchase tickets you can all 619-388-3301. In any case, please use the parking pass if/when you arrive for the show.
The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - December 11 2016
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: December 11, 2016
Welcome to the Sunday, December 11, 2016 installment of The Jazz 88 Round Up on KSDS San Diego’s Jazz 88.3 and Jazz88.org. This Week on The Jazz 88 Round Up,  Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot are coming to the Saville Theater on the San Diego City College Campus for Jazz Live San Diego this coming Tuesday, December 13, from 8 to 10 pm PT and we’ve got a preview! Also, more on our Cruise to Cuba, Jazz 88 Arts Partners programs, the past week’s social media highlights, the coming week on the San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar, Previews of upcoming Jazz 88 On-Air shows, Next Week’s Artist of the Week, and More.

A reminder, coming up right after the Round Up is San Diego Sessions Live, featuring the December 3 concert by guitarist and vocalist Camila Meza presented by your Jazz 88.3 Underwriter Athenaeum Music and Arts Library at Bread & Salt in Barrio Logan.


Now, on with the Jazz 88 Round Up!

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The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - November 27 2016
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 26, 2016
The Jazz 88 Round Up (Sundays 7:30-8pm PT) with Vince Outlaw and we've got everything Jazz 88 that you can imagine! Tune in Sunday, November 27, 2016 from 7:30 to 8 pm PT for KSDS Jazz 88.3 Radio Station and San Diego Jazz News and Tunes including the What's On-The-Air at Jazz 88 This Week, Jazz 88.3 San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar Preview (Jazz88.org/calendar), Jazz88.org Station News and Blog Review, and Special News Segments. Facebook Event - Jazz 88 Round Up - Interested OR Go - Get In-Show Updates!

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Kirk Hoffman Celebration of Life Jam
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 18, 2016
Kirk Hoffman was a drummer, a teacher, and loved by many. He passed away October 28, 2016. Many remembrances have been shared, but a Ceremony of Life Jam will be held Sunday the 20th from 4-8pm. Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam emcee J. Otis Williams will host the event at Proud Mary's, 5500 Kearny Mesa Rd, 92111. All are welcome. Quoting J Otis, "...Kirk could do it all...so bring it all."
The Jazz 88 Round Up With Vince Outlaw - November 13 2016
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: November 13, 2016
The Jazz 88 Round Up (Sundays 7:30-8pm PT) with Vince Outlaw and we've got everything Jazz 88 that you can imagine! Tune in Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 7:30 to 8 pm PT for KSDS Jazz 88.3 Radio Station and San Diego Jazz News and Tunes including the What's On-The-Air at Jazz 88 This Week, Jazz 88.3 San Diego Jazz and Blues Calendar Preview (Jazz88.org/calendar), Jazz88.org Station News and Blog Review, and Special News Segments. Facebook Event - Jazz 88 Round Up - Interested OR Go - Get In-Show Updates!

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Jazz Live- Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: November 8, 2016
One of the most exciting piano and vocal duets in jazz returns to San Diego TONIGHT for our Jazz Live. Acclaimed pianist Geoffrey Keezer and vocalist Gillian Margot will be gracing the Saville Theatre stage alongside the Kate Hatmaker String Quartet for a performance you don't want to miss. The show is SOLD OUT but you may have a shot to get in by claiming a ticket after 7:30pm the night of the show (at the box office). When you arrive for the show please use the parking pass.
Jazz 88.3 2016 Fall Membership Drive!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: October 31, 2016
Our Fall Membership Campaign has concluded! We want to thank EVERYONE who pledged during the drive. Whether you joined the family for the first time or renewed your commitment to KSDS, we value your support so much. If you didn't get a chance to make your pledge you still can. Please call Ken at 619-388-3301 or here's a link to take care of that now. Lastly, the Favorite Artist Poll winner is Frank Sinatra. Thank you all for making your voice heard...this is an all star lineup for sure! Your hosts will be playing this music through the day Monday and during the week as we celebrate this great pledge drive with you!

Top Ten Favorite Artist Poll for 2016 Fall Pledge Drive:
1- Frank Sinatra
2- Stan Getz
3- Dave Brubeck
4- Ella Fitzgerald
5- Wes Montgomery
6- Bill Evans
7- Thelonious Monk
8- Charlie Parker
9- Duke Ellington
10- Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Clifford Brown

Retired from the list:
Miles Davis (winner- Fall 2015), John Coltrane (winner- Spring 2016)
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