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!
The San Diego City College Dramatic Arts Program presents the world premiere of the Festival of New Plays. Performances areTHIS Friday and Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. in the new Black Box Theatre at City College in the Arts and Humanties Building (AH). As the first production in the 98-seat Black Box Theatre, City College is inaugurating the space by introducing seven original scripts written by City College students. There will be a talk-back with the playwrights following the performance this Friday (March 11). Here is the ticket information.
Heads-up Happy Hour goers! Join us TONIGHT at 5PM for our monthly Happy Hour! Acclaimed bassist, Jennifer Leitham will be bringing a terrific trio for your listening pleasure! And as usual, it'll all take place in the Mississippi Ballroom at the historic and stunning Lafayette Hotel located on El Cajon Boulevard. There will also be delicious (hosted) appetizers and happy hour drink prices! There's a $10 cover charge (cash only!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend. We'll see you there!
The Jazz Live momentum for 2016 continues with another great concert. Bassist and vocalist, Katie Thiroux, will be bringing a quartet TONIGHT at 8pm. Her stellar band includes Graham Dechter on guitar, Roger Neumann on saxophone and Matt Witek on drums. If you are a valid Jazz88 member you can reserve up to two tickets in the Speakeasy- if you don't have an account its easy to join...and free! If you need to purchase tickets or want more information please call 619-388-3743. Be sure to print the parking pass...it's a must.
Jazz 88.3 presents "Drop Me Off In Harlem," a Black History month film screening happening TONIGHT from 7-9PM at the Saville Theatre. This is your chance to enjoy 2-hours of rare film, footage from the stars of the Cotton Club, The Savoy Ballroom, Minton's Playhouse and other legendary New York Venues. Featured performers include Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, Miles Blue Rhythm Band and lots more! Admission is FREE(!).
For his recent concert at UCSD’s Loft, pianist Danny Green augmented his usual trio-mates, bassist Justin Grinnnell and drummer Julian Cantelm, with three other stellar San Diego musicians – reedman Tripp Sprague, percussionist Mark Lamson and vocalist Leonard Patton.
Danny Green is a gifted keyboardist and an equally gifted composer. His recent recordings include most, if not all, of his own compositions, and several of those works made it to the set list at the Loft, along with offerings from Michael Jackson, Djavan and Stevie Wonder.
The Gary Peacock Trio will grace San Diego with their talent and presence THIS Saturday, February 13th at 7:30PM as part of the Athenaeum's Jazz @ TSRI series! This rare West Coast appearance featuring Peacock on bass, Marc Copland on piano, and Joey Baron on drums will be one for the books! Heralded worldwide for the past 32 years as the bassist in the landmark Keith Jarrett Trio, Peacock celebrates his 80th birthday this year with a special tour and CD release. Peacock’s six-decade career has included notable stints with artists including Bill Evans, Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, and Miles Davis. You can't miss this show--you just can't! Click herefor tickets!