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Friday, August 26th, 2016


Today - Friday the 26th

Jam Session
7:00 PM
Jazz Jam Sessions California Center for the Arts • 340 N. Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
5:30 PM
Mike Nelson — Lodge Torrey Pines • 11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
5:30 PM
Antar Martin — 950 Lounge • 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
7:30 PM
The John Opferkuch Trio Featuring Robin Adler Northern Spirits • 727 W San Marcos, #115, San Marcos, CA 92078
7:00 PM
Steph Johnson/ Rob Thorsen/ Fernando Gomez Trio — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
8:00 PM
Tiffany Jane & The Kicks "A Night of Unveiling Local Artists Volume III 98 Bottles • 2400 Kettner Ave, #110, Little Italy, CA 92101
Latin Jazz
8:00 PM
Charlie Chavez & Perla Negra Dizzy's • 4275 Mission Bay Dr, Pacific Beach, CA 92109
Special Notice
6:00 PM
Gregory Page & His Accompanists (presented by Anna Danes) — Carruth Cellars • 118 S. Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach, CA 92075

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, August 26...

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • Buddy DeFranco recorded "Cooking The Blues" in Los Angeles in 1955.
  • Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt cut "We'll Be Together Again" in 1961 for Prestige Records.

In Memoriam

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Jazz Live

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9/13/2016Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band
10/11/2016To Be Announced

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Station News

Imperial Avenue Street Festival

Imperial Avenue Street Festival • Saturday, August 27th

The 3rd Annual Imperial Avenue Street Festival, featuring Grammy® Award-winner Poncho Sanchez is set to take place Saturday, August 27th from 12-9PM! Come celebrate the eclectic and unique Greater Logan Heights area on Imperial Avenue between 28th Street and 30th Street. Admission is FREE(!) to this all-ages event! While you're there you'll enjoy multiple stages with live local musicians and dancers, blocks of vendors, arts, and crafts and the best eats in the community. VIP Beer Experience is available for just $15. New this year is interactive Kid’s Zone and stage line-up. Entertainment lineup includes: Bill Magee Blues Band and Kamau Kenyatta, Grammy® Award-winning producer and arranger, pianist and soprano saxophonist. It's sure to be a great day, so be sure to mark your calendars!
Summertime Jazz Night - Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi!

Summertime Jazz Night - Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi! • Friday, September 2nd

Jazz 88.3's annual Summertime Jazz Night Rooftop Concert Series returns to the stunning Westgate Hotel, Friday, September 2nd (6-9PM) with The Latin Side of Vince Guaraldi, featuring Larry Vuckovich! Pianist Larry Vuckovich was Vince Guraldi’s only student and played in Vince’s two-piano group “Powder Keg”. This program features the Latin works of Vince Guaraldi performed by a stellar quintet including guitarist Josh Workman, who captures the excitement of Vince’s collaborations with Brazilian guitarist Bola Sete. The Quintet includes: Josh Workman on guitar and John Santos on percussion. While you're there, you'll not only enjoy live Jazz, but also an array of Latin-inspired fare and cocktails. In addition, Chris Springer, host of Jazz 88.3's Latin Grooves will be your host! So mark your calendars and plan to usher in summer with your favorite jazz and blues radio station! Please Note: Admission is $20 per person--cash only and you must be 21+ to attend. MORE ON THE ARTIST AND SERIES...
Jazz Live- Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band

Jazz Live- Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band

Bandleader extraordinaire Gordon Goodwin comes to the Saville Theatre with his "little" Phat Band on Tuesday, September 13. It will have all the phatness just a little less. The Phatness includes Eric Marienthal- sax, Mike Rocha- trumpet, Andy Martin- trombone, Andrew Synowiec- guitar, Kevin Axt- bass, Ray Brinker- drums, Joey DeLeon- percussion and, of course, Gordon Goodwin- piano and tenor sax. Make your reservation Jazz Live San Diego reservation in the Speakeasy. If you need to purchase tickets please call 619-388-3743. It will be a Jazz Live you don't want to miss. We'll see you on September 13th...oh, and don't forget that parking pass.
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...
2016 Sunset Poolside Jazz Series!

2016 Sunset Poolside Jazz Series!

Mark your calendars because it's going to be one jam-packed jazz-inspired summer! Every Thursday, from 6:30-9:30PM, jazz enthusiasts can groove to the sounds of Southern California’s finest jazz artists alongside The Westgate Hotel's luxurious pool that's set against the backdrop of downtown San Diego’s skyline. The 3rd annual Sunset Poolside Jazz Series will not only feature jazz entertainment, but will also offer a selection of traditional and craft cocktails, fine whiskey, wine, beer, and an array of gourmet appetizers and tapas. For more information and to check out the entire summer line-up, click here! MORE ON THIS SUMMER'S LINEUP...
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?! 7/29- Frank Potenza Trio, 8/26- Antar Martin Quartet with Ian Patrick Cler, Fernando Gomez and Jesse Audelo, 9/2- Lorraine Castellanos trio with Bob Boss and Antar Martin.
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: 8/31- Lady Star, 9/7- Minor Blues, 9/14- Bill McGee, 9/21- Jocko Marcellino, 9/28- Len Rainey
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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Follow Jazz 88 On Twitter by Vince Outlaw

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...
  • @Jazz88 - San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Twitter Feed: Links to trending Jazz News and Conversations, reviews of Jazz and other music albums, concerts, and events, and retweets from Jazz 88.3 partners and listeners. Let us know when you are listening with a @Jazz88 tag or use the #Jazz88 hashtag!
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