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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

    Today's Birthdays
    Born on this day, September 30:
    • Oscar Pettiford (Bass) was born in Okmulgee, OK, 1922–1960.
    • Buddy Rich (Drums and Percussion) was born in New York City, 1917–1987.
    • Jon Eardley (Trumpet) was born in Altoona, PA, 1928–1997.
    • Patrice Rushen (Vocals, Piano, Keyboards-Various, Synthesizer) was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1954.
    • Steve McCall (Drums and Percussion) was born in Chicago, IL, 1933–1989.
    • Carmen Leggio (Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone) was born in 1927.
    • Organist Larry Young records "Young Blues" for Prestige records in 1960.

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    Mark Retires

    Mark Retires

    Friends- As I retire from Jazz 88.3, I want to thank our thousands of Members and many more thousands of listeners, both locally and around the globe. Your support and your input have contributed immeasurably to making this radio station a landmark bastion of great music and a leader for meaningful music education. The last 13 years have flown by and clearly mark the highlight of a nearly 50-year radio career and I am truly indebted to you, our staff, volunteers and our underwriters. Here’s to many more years of great Jazz and Blues on Jazz 88.3.
    San Diego Music Awards

    San Diego Music Awards • Monday, October 6th

    The San Diego Music Awards are right around the corner! They're taking place Monday, October 6th at 7PM at Humphrey's. Jazz 88.3's very own Claudia Russell, Ron Dhanifu, J. Otis Williams and Janine Harty will be there to present the Blues and Jazz awards, appropriately. Performers include Joshua White, Robin Henkel & Whitney Shay, Euphoria Brass Band, and Tomcat Courtney, just to name a few! For more info, click here!
    Jazz Jam!

    Jazz Jam!

    The Sunday Night Jazz Jam is officially back on track! Join us at Proud Mary’s, 5500 Kearny Mesa Road (Ramada Inn, west side of 163) from 6-9pm. It's an all-ages good time with host and drummer, Jeff Dalrymple. The Jazz Jam Core are Mark Augustin, Bruce Cameron, and Tommy Gannon. They can play anything you throw their's a Jazz Jam! Also FYI it's free. We'll see you there!
    Blues Jam!

    Blues Jam!

    Heads Up Blues Lovers! Mark your calendar for the Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam every Wednesday night. The Blues Jam takes place at  Proud Mary’s, 5500 Kearny Mesa Road (Ramada Inn, on the west side of 163) from 6:30pm to 9:30pm!  J. Otis Williams is your Blues Jam host, Mark Augustin is the Blues Jam guitar slinger. It's FREE and family-friendly. We'll see you there!
    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 2013!  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

    There are so many ways to attach oneself to San Diego's Jazz 88.3 beginning with the listening stream.  It has been improved! We have bumped up the bitrate and now offer more choices to listen via the web. You can bookmark the actual stream or use our Jazz 88 player. Get our new upgraded app(s) for Android or iPhone and stay with us. Also, you can like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and +1 us on Google Plus. Wait, what? There we are on YouTube! In response to listener calls, yes we're still on cable, just over a little bit; Cox 963 and Time Warner 965.'ll never miss a Jazz Live.
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