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Today in San Diego

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016


Today - Wednesday the 26th

8:00 PM
The Jones Family Singers The Loft @ UCSD • 911 Lyman Lane, La Jolla, CA 92093
6:00 PM
Gilbert Castellanos Presents The Young Lions Series at Panama 66 — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
7:00 PM
Peter Sprague plays Solo Guitar Roxy Restaurant • 517 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
7:30 PM
Burnett's Bliss Cafe La Maze • 1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950
8:30 PM
Gilbert Castellanos Jam Session — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Jazz 88.3 Presents...
6:30 PM
Wednesday Night Blues Jam Proud Mary's • 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA 92111
Of Interest
8:00 PM
Terry Bozzio: World's Largest Tuned Drum Set! Dizzy's • 4275 Mission Bay Dr, Pacific Beach, CA 92109

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, October 26...

  • Jimmy Heath (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1926.
  • Robin Eubanks (Trombone) was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1955.
  • Eddie Lang (Guitar) was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1902–1933.
  • Chubby Jackson (Bass) was born in New York City, 1918–2003.
  • Terumasa Hino (Trumpet) was born in Tokyo in 1942.
  • Don Banks (Piano) was born in Melbourne, Australia, 1923–1980.
  • Dave Dallwitz (Piano, Trombone) was born in Freeling, Australia, 1914–2003.
  • Earl Palmer (Drums and Percussion) was born in New Orleans, LA, 1924–2008.
  • Reuben Reeves (Trumpet) was born in Evansville, IN, 1905–1975.
  • Edmond Souchon (Guitar) was born , 1897–1968.

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • Artie Shaw recorded "At Sundown" for Bluebird Records in 1939.

In Memoriam

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Jazz Live

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11/8/2016Joshua Breakstone Trio
12/13/2016Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot

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Station News

Jazz Live- The Joshua Breakstone Trio

Jazz Live- The Joshua Breakstone Trio • Tuesday, November 8th

Bop-based guitarist Joshua Breakstone returns to the Saville Theatre at City College with a tremendous trio setting- Chris Connor-bass, Roy McCurdy-drums. Joshua has gained an international reputation for his sophistication and his fiery- and often witty- swinging style. You can see and hear that style in action at Jazz Live on November 8. If you are a valid Jazz 88 member you can reserve your tickets in the Speakeasy. If you wish to purchase tickets you can do so by calling 619-388-3743. Please use the parking pass when you arrive.
Jazz @ the Jacobs

Jazz @ the Jacobs • Saturday, November 26th

Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support Jazz @ the Jacobs' 2016-2017 season! The Count Basie Jazz Orchestra opens the Jazz @ The Jacobs season with a tribute to Frank Sinatra‚Äôs unique contributions to the jazz repertoire. Guest vocalists Jane Monheit and Dave Damiani will be on hand to make those Sinatra tunes swing, baby! It all takes place Saturday, November 26th at 8PM. To view the entire line-up, and /or to purchase tickets, simply click here
Camarada's 2016-2017

Camarada's 2016-2017

Camarada's 2016-2017 is officially here! Up next: "Bohemian Journey," at the Mingei, Sunday, November 6th (6PM), "Memories in Watercolor," at the Mingei, Sunday January 15th (6PM), "Tango Obsession, REMIXX" at Bread & Salt, Saturday, February 18th (6:30PM), "Bossa Brazil," at the Mingei, Sunday, April 2 (6PM), and will conclude with "Cantos De Amor, REMIXX" at Bread & Salt, Saturday, May 6th (6:30PM). This season is certainly one you won't want to miss! 
Athenaeum 2016-2017 Season

Athenaeum 2016-2017 Season

Jazz 88.3 is very proud to support the Athenaeum's 2016-2017 season. The Fall season is soon approaching and there is a great line-up ahead. The Athenaeum is a 501(c) 3 and is devoted exclusively to music and art! To become a member of the Athenaeum and/or for more information, simply click here! MORE ON THE SERIES' ARTISTS...
La Jolla Music Society Jazz Concert Series 2016-2017

La Jolla Music Society Jazz Concert Series 2016-2017

Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support La Jolla Music Society's 2016-2017 season! This year, they're bringing some of the very best to Balboa Theater! Up Next: The Branford Marsalis Quartet, with special guest Kurt Elling February 10th. This upcoming concert is one for the books, so be sure to mark your calendars! To purchase tickets and/or to become a member of LJMS, simply click here!
Handlery Hotel Friday Jazz Happy Hour

Handlery Hotel Friday Jazz Happy Hour

Mark your calendars for every Friday Jazz Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel in the 950 Lounge! San Diego's world-renowned Jazz Flutist and Presenter Holly Hofmann brings in world class musicians every Friday from 5:30-7:30PM. There's NO COVER CHARGE and parking is not only FREE, but it's bountiful! You can also enjoy a full bar and happy hour menu prices while you're there! What better way to kick off your weekend?! 10/28- Gypsy Swing Cats.
Blues Jam

Blues Jam

The Blues Jam is in full-swing and happens every Wednesday night at Proud Mary's (located at the Ramada Inn: 5500 Kearny Mesa Road, 92111) from 6:30-9:30pm. Each week we feature special guests so dust off your instruments and plan to attend! Here's the schedule: 10/26- Ruby Blue and Cecil McBee, 11/2- Charles Burton, 11/9- Phil Diorio, 11/16- John Carey, 11/23- The Derringers and 11/30- Ray Brown.
Donate Used Vehicles

Donate Used Vehicles

Donate your used vehicle to Jazz 88.3 because it's the best result from a kind act! Also, you may get a TAX  DEDUCTION (check with your tax accountant)! Seriously, you can donate a vehicle almost anywhere but if you donate your car to Jazz 88.3 we will be truly and unquestionably grateful and appreciative! Simply call 1-888-JAZZ-CAR (1-888-529-9227). It's easy, quick, and you'll be supporting your favorite Jazz and Blues radio station! Click here for details! 

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San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter community includes a vibrant list of on-air hosts and staff that are sharing Jazz links, pictures, and images on Twitter both during their shows and between shows when they are socializing with listeners and jazz fans from around the world and sharing the best in Jazz links. Here are some quick links to get you connected with Jazz 88.3 on Twitter...
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