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Sunday, September 26th, 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021

Today - Sunday the 26th

Contemporary to Classic Jazz/Funk/Latin/Soul/Swing
4:00 PM
Montalban Quintet Museum of Making Music • 5790 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
French Jazz
6:30 PM
Passport to Paris with Veronique Forget il Sogno Italiano • 314 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Jazz
2:30 PM
Paul Combs Duo — La Mesa Wine Works • 8167 Center St, La Mesa, CA 91942
4:00 PM
Dene Davidson's Cool Jazz featuring the legendary Tom Morey on drums — St Michaelís by the Sea • 2775 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad , CA 92008
4:30 PM
Jazz Vespers with Archie Thompson — First Presbyterian Church • 320 Date St, San Diego, CA 92101
6:00 PM
Anthony Ortega Quartet Mr Peabody's • 136 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024
Traditional Jazz
Noon
Uptown Rhythm Makers — Panama 66 @ SDMA • 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, September 26...

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • The Stan kenton orchestra record "3 x 3 x 2 x 2 x 2=72" in Hollywood in 1962.
  • Duke Ellington and the Blanton/Webster band lay down "Five O'clock Drag", "Rocks in My Bed" and "Bli-blip"in 1941 in Hollywood.
  • On a sad note, the Queen of the Blues Bessie Smith died in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1937. She was 43.
  • Also drummer Shelly Manne died on this day in Los Angeles in 1984.

KSDS Jazz88.3 FM San Diego

Station News

KSDS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

KSDS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

KSDS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by shining a light on those artists that made an impact on Jazz. Join us every weekday to hear special audio vignettes that focuses on Hispanic and Latinx’s notable legends, events and venues. Click on our Blog to read the daily vignettes. That’s every weekday, Monday Through Friday, only on KSDS, Jazz88.3.

Pat Metheny comes to the Rady Shell- September 30th

Pat Metheny comes to the Rady Shell- September 30th

The San Diego Symphony presents Pat Metheny in concert. The twenty-time Grammy Award winner is back with an all new world Tour: Pat Metheny: Side-Eye, on stage at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, Thursday, September 30th. Hear Pat Metheny with James Francies and Joe Dyson live. For tickets and info go to www.theshell.org.

KSDS Extends its LIVE Broadcasting!

KSDS Extends its LIVE Broadcasting!

KSDS has now implemented Phase 2 of our live broadcasting. It now consists of Monday through Friday, between the hours of 6AM to 6PM Pacific time. The hosts are Joe Kocherhans (6-9AM). Gary Beck (9-12N). Claudia Russell (Noon-3PM) and Ron Dhanifu (3-6PM). This is our second step for a return to a 24/7 format. We look forward to adding more shows and hosts in the near future. Thank you for all your patience and support throughout 2020 and 2021. If you would like to help us stay financially sound we would truly appreciate your SUPPORT. 

Donate Used Vehicles

Donate Used Vehicles

Donate your used vehicle to Jazz 88.3 because it's the best result from a kind act AND it is truly one of the only revenue sources we have now during the COVID-19 pandemic! 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 be 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! Plus, we now have a new referral system called 'Miles to the Dial.' Simply mention the person who referred you to the program and if you donate a vehicle he/she will get a KSDS membership (or a 1 year extension) plus a jazzy gift. Who knows, maybe one day that person will be you?! Click here for details! 

KSDS Continues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

KSDS Continues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

KSDS is ensuring the safety of our hosts and staff during this COVID-19 pandemic. We will still be broadcasting quality Straight-Ahead Jazz 24/7. We can be reached via our normal e-mail addresses although the staff will not be on the City College campus- Click here for our contact form. As a result of this pandemic and for the safety of our staff and volunteers we had to cancel our Fall and Spring Membership Drives.We are hopeful you can make a pledge of support during this difficult time as it will be the only revenue KSDS takes in for a while. We understand times are tough and we surely do appreciate anything you can do. Please adhere to the safety standards set out by the CDC.  

Connect to San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Connect to San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Another way to join KSDS San Diego's Jazz 88.3 is with the listening stream. There's our fairly new KSDS APP. Please search 'KSDS' in your respective Google or Apple store.You can also  bookmark the actual stream or use our Jazz 88 player. Going social you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and there we are on YouTube

Following Your Dreams!

Following Your Dreams!

The San Diego Community College District and City College is committed to supporting The San Diego Promise, an initiative that allows local students to attend City College for FREE. YOU can help in that endeavor by sponsoring a student or making a donation. PLEASE DONATE. To learn more about applying for classes at City College please click here

Sunday Sessions at the Handlery Hotel San Diego

Sunday Sessions at the Handlery Hotel San Diego

Until further notice all Jazz at the Handlery performances on Sundays (950 Lounge) are postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks.

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