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The 2024 Spring Membership Drive

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:April 14, 2024

KSDS/Jazz 88.3's 2024 Spring Membership Drive has concluded! We welcomed many new and renewing members and the music will continue to thrive because of it. If you would like to donate towards the campaign you can do so by clicking here. Here is the Top Ten Artist Poll we conducted for the drive.

Read full article at: The 2024 Spring Membership Drive

First Presbyterian Church of San Diego- Tribute to John Coltrane

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:March 25, 2024

The First Presbyterian Church of San Diego is announcing a TRIBUTE TO JOHN COLTRANE courtesy of the Jazz Vespers, featuring special guest saxophonist, Mark Lessman.


The event will be held Saturday , March 30, 2024 at 4:30pm in the Chapel of First Presbyterian Church of San Diego. 1740 4th Ave.
Led by Archie Thompson and The ArchTones, Jazz Vespers is San Diego’s longest running jazz-inspired worship service, and takes place in the First Presbyterian Chapel every Sunday.

KSDS Broadcast Signal Is Weak/Intermittent

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:March 17, 2024

KSDS apologizes about our broadcast signal these past few days. We are currently working on the issue and hope to have it resolved as soon as possible. Thank you all for reaching out to let us know. It is always reassuring to hear from so many people. We are grateful for your understanding and patience. Note- Our stream is working just fine so please download the KSDS APP (Android or iPhone). You can also use this direct streaming link in the meantime. We apologize for the inconvenience- https://ksds-ice.streamguys1.com/ksds.mp3.

KSDS GM Ken Poston Nominated for Jazz Journalist Association Book of the Year Award

One of three major book releases on Mulligan this year, this Mulligan autobiography, as told to Poston, was the only one to receive a nomination.

Gerry Mulligan’s autobiography, as told to KSDS GM Ken Poston, was published in November 2022 by Rowman & Littlefield.

Exciting news: Being Gerry Mulligan: My Life in Music, the late legendary baritone saxophonist's autobiography as told to KSDS General Manager Ken Poston, has been nominated for the Jazz Journalists Association's Book of the Year Award in the Best Biography/Autobiography category.

This Women’s History Month, We Celebrate the Sarah Vaughan Centennial

March is Women's History Month, and that’s special enough; it only comes once-a-year. But this year’s Women’s History Month is extraordinary — because it marks 100 years since the birth of one of jazz’s foundational artists, the one they called Sassy, the Divine One or, simply, “Sarah.” 

 

Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines- 2024

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 28, 2024

Idyllwild Arts is accepting enrollment for the Jazz In The Pines Student Clinic happening June 30th - July 13th. This two-week session is built around the return of Jazz In The Pines, giving students an exciting opportunity to learn from and see performances form Jazz greats in an intimate festival environment, a truly unique experience not offered at other camps. More info and registration can be made here.

Bob Boss: 1952-2024

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 27, 2024

The San Diego jazz community lost a beloved family member when guitarist Bob Boss died unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 18, in Idyllwild, after performing what would be his last concert. Within hours, tributes began to flood social media from fellow artists, former students, and loving family members and friends who never wanted the music to end. He was 71.

Read full article at: Bob Boss: 1952-2024

Free Film Screening- TONIGHT!

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 22, 2024

Join KSDS for a FREE film screening as we continue to celebrate The Coltrane Legacy for Black History Month. The event will be held in the AH Building at City College. Room 306 TONIGHT at 7:30PM. It will be a one-of-a-kind film that will highlight John Coltrane's career and show the only existing footage that exists of Trane.

You can park in Lot 8 for FREE. Just input “1343 C Street” and the parking lot is directly across from that address. The event is open to the public.

LIVE AT LEFTYS 5 to 9pm, FEB 29TH

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 22, 2024

On the final night of this leap-year-February, an exclusive KSDS membership event worthy of the all-too-rare February 29th. We’ll be at the beautiful outdoor patio at Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria in Mission Hills and have a BEEFED UP “Jazz Across America: Chicago” listening party and concert. That’s a Jazz Night in America: Chicago listening party, all-you-can-eat buffet from Lefty’s, and a live concert celebrating that historic collaboration between Cannonball and Coltrane…all for just $60/person. A few seats remain so reserve your spot ASAP by DONATING NOW.  Or call 619-388-3037.

Read full article at: LIVE AT LEFTYS 5 to 9pm, FEB 29TH

A Prez Day- Monday, February 19th

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Blog Author:San Diego's Jazz 88.3

Posted on:February 10, 2024

KSDS will be celebrating a different kind of President today.  Join us as we salute the "PREZ," Lester Young. We will play his music throughout the day focusing on the different periods of his illustrious career. And, at 7PM (Pacific), Loren Schoenberg, one of the foremost experts on Lester Young, will delve deep into Lester's career. There will be rare recordings, clips, interviews, and, of course, music. KSDS gets Prezidential- beginning at 7am.