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The 2018 'Gift of Jazz' Holiday Drive

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:November 27, 2018

Jazz 88.3's End-of-the-Year 'Gift of Jazz' Holiday Drive was a great success. We welcomed new and re-joining members and our holiday season just got more festive because of it. Thank you so much for your support. We wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year. We will be having our Christmas music marathon beginning at noon on Christmas Eve. Please tune-in. Speaking of music, here is our top ten list from the drive:

1.       Nina Simone

2.       Count Basie

3.       Herbie Hancock

4.       Gerry Mulligan

5.       Chet Baker

6.       Sarah Vaughan

7.       Wes Montgomery

8.       Duke Ellington

9.       Charlie Parker

10.   Dizzy Gillespie

Jazz Live- The KSDS Jazz Orchestra performs Stan Kenton's 'A Merry Christmas!'

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:November 14, 2018

Jazz Live will welcome back the KSDS Jazz Orchestra, led by Gilbert Castellanos, for Jazz 88.3's Annual Holiday Party. Join us on Tuesday, December 18th as the band will perform the original charts of Stan Kenton's Christmas masterpiece, 'A Merry Christmas!' Only current Jazz 88 members can attend this concert. Any questions about membership can be answered by the membership team however the show is SOLD OUT. As always, thanks to Big Front Door Sandwich Shop, located in University Heights (Park Blvd.) and now Solana Beach for providing food for the Jazz Live artists. If you are going remember that good ole' parking pass!

West Coast Jazz Film Screening

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:November 3, 2018

Jazz 88.3 presents a screening of rare film clips from the West Coast Jazz era THIS FRIDAY NIGHT (Nov. 9th) at 7pm at the Saville Theatre on the campus of San Diego City College. The film will be presented by KSDS General Manager Ken Poston and feature performers such as Shorty Rogers, The Lighthouse All-Stars, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker as well as the only known footage of the late trumpeter Clifford Brown. Tickets for the events are $10. Students are free to attend (with valid Student ID) and parking is free (beginning at 6p) in Lot 8 (next to Saville Theatre) for the event. To make reservations call Ken Borgers at 619-388-3301. 
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