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Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

    Today's Birthdays
    Born on this day, March 31:
    • In Hollywood the Stan Kenton orchestra record "Minor Riff" and "Machito" back in 1947.
    • Andrew Hill’s POINT OF DEPARTURE was recorded in 1964 by Blue Note.
    • On a sad note, saxophonist Jackie McLean died on this date in 2006, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was 73

    KSDS Jazz88.3 FM San Diego

    Station News

    Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour- Lower Left!

    Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour- Lower Left! • Thursday, April 2nd

    Heads-up Jazz 88.3 Happy Hour goers! Our monthly happy hour at the historic and newly renovated Lafayette Hotel will now take place on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH from 5-7:30PM! So be sure to mark your calendars, grab your dancing shoes and plan to groove to great live music THIS(!) THURSDAY, April 2nd with Lower Left, featuring Jazz 88.3's very own, Barry Farrar! Also, please note: There's a $10 cover charge (cash only!) and you MUST be 21+ to attend! Oh, and if you're worried about parking, don't fret--there's an overflow parking lot (FREE!) on the corner of Howard and Texas Streets. We'll see you THIS(!) Thursday, April 2nd in the Mississippi Ballroom!
    This is Jazz! series in Carlsbad

    This is Jazz! series in Carlsbad

    Jazz88.3 Program Director, Claudia Russell, is curating the "This is Jazz!" series at The Cultural Arts Office in Carlsbad. It is a four-part lecture/performance series that combines discussion with live jazz music spotlighting the different styles, directions and textures of America's true art form. The remainder of the series takes place on Saturday afternoons from 4-5:30 pm on April 11th and May 9th at the Ruby G. Schulman auditorium located at the Carlsbad City Library complex. The event is FREE! Here is the information.    
    Jazz Live Missy Andersen

    Jazz Live Missy Andersen • Tuesday, April 21st

    Missy Andersen has been going strong since her teens and each day adds more momentum. Currently living in San Diego, she is nominated for Female Artist of the Year (Soul/Blues) for this year's Blues Music Awards. That makes our April 21 Jazz Live a homecoming showcase and a chance to see someone truly on the rise. Hear what the world knows, this deal is for real. Jazz 88.3 Members can reserve tickets online or by calling 619-388-3037. Finally worked a hip layout for the parking permit so please print and bring.
    Jams!

    Jams!

    The Wednesday Night Blues Jam is back in full-swing! It happens every Wednesday night at Proud Mary's! It's also FREE, family-friendly and begins at 6:30pm. So be sure to dust off your instruments and plan to attend! March Blues Jam Special Guests: (3/4) - Harmonica John; (3/18) - Daneen Whitley Wilburn. It all happens at Proud Mary's is located at the Ramada Inn: 5500 Kearny Mesa Road, 92111. *Also, please note: Our Sunday Night Jazz Jam is taking a little break for a tune-up! Not to worry, tho! It’ll be back soon enough and we will be ready to JAM when it is! 
    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 get a TAX  DEDUCTION for 2014! 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. Isn't that reason enough? 1-888-JAZZ-CAR (1-888-529-9227). It's easy, quick, and you support Jazz 88.3. Thanks!
    Connect to San Diego's Jazz 88.3

    Connect to San Diego's Jazz 88.3

    Another way to join San Diego's Jazz 88.3 is with the listening stream.  Recent improvements include upping the bitrate and offering more ways to listen via the web. You can bookmark the actual stream or use our Jazz 88 player. Going social you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and +1 us on Google Plus  and there we are on YouTube! In response to listener calls, yes, we're still on cable; Cox 963 and Time Warner 965. Upshot...you'll never miss a Jazz Live.
    Show Us YOUR Jazz 88.3

    Show Us YOUR Jazz 88.3

    Are you proud of your favorite Jazz and Blues Station? Of course you are! We're proud of you for having such good taste in music. So, we want to show you off a little (or a lot).  Please send us a picture(s) of your Jazz 88.3 swag in action and we'll display it for all the world to see. The more the merrier and the further from San Diego the better.  The e-mail address is showyour88@jazz88.org.

    Latest Blogs

    14 New Jazz Albums In The Jazz 88.3 Music Library You Will Not Want To Miss by Vince Outlaw

    The Jazz 88.3 Music Library is overflowing again with 14 New Jazz Releases being added the week of March 30, 2015, including the latest release from Jazz Live San Diego Alum Lisa Hilton. You can check out their debut each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT and then your favorite Jazz 88.3 Hosts will be adding them to their playlists for YOU to enjoy and learn! 


    • BEEGIE ADAIR – “THE GOOD LIFE”
    • JACK ALLEN – “NAWLINS BOY”
    • ANGELA DAVIS – “LADY LUCK”
    • KYLE EASTWOOD – “TIME PIECES”
    • HARRIS EISENSTADT - "Golden State II"
    • JOHN FEDCHOCK QUARTET LIVE – “FLUIDITY”
    • PHILL FEST – “THAT’S WHAT SHE SAYS”
    • LISA HILTON – “HORIZONS”
    • JOSÉ JAMES – “YESTERDAY I HAD THE BLUES: MUSIC OF BILLIE HOLIDAY”
    • JASON MILES / INGRID JENSEN – “KIND OF NEW”
    • MARCUS MILLER – “AFRODEEZIA”
    • RUSS NOLAN – “CALL IT WHAT YOU WANT”
    • KIM PENSYL – “FOREIGN LOVE AFFAIR”
    • KEVIN STOUT & BRIAN BOOTH – “COLOR COUNTRY” 
    READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artist websites, social media, reviews and read Jazz 88.3 Music Director Joe Kocherhans additional annotations on the releases....
    View all Jazz 88.3 Blog articles.
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