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Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

OCTOBER 2021

Today - Tuesday the 19th

Jazz
7:00 PM
TBS Tavern: Cobby Brzeski and Jon Garner — TBS Tavern • 8555 Station Village Way, San Diego, CA 92108
10:00 PM
Charlie Arbelaez Presents the Jazz & Cocktail Party @ Seven Grand — Seven Grand • 3054 University Ave, North Park, CA 92104
Smooth Jazz, R&B, Pop
6:30 PM
Durell Anthony From the Voice il Sogno Italiano • 314 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, October 19...

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • Trombonist Jack Jenny records "Stardust" for Vocalion records in 1939.
  • The Bob Crosby band cuts "I'm Free" later titled "What's New" in 1938 for Decca records.
  • The Oscar Peterson trio records "We Get Requests" for Verve records in 1964.
  • And bandleader Isham (eye-shum) Jones died in Hollywood on this day in 1956. He was 62.

KSDS Jazz88.3 FM San Diego

Station News

The Music of John Coltrane and Lee Morgan- Live at the Rady Shell

The Music of John Coltrane and Lee Morgan- Live at the Rady Shell

San Diego Symphony's Jazz curator and trumpet extraordinaire Gilbert Castellanos presents his first concert at The Rady Shell on Sunday, October 24th at 6pm, when he pays tribute to two giants of Jazz and Swing history, John Coltrane and Lee Morgan. It is being billed as "A Swingin’ Affair: Music of John Coltrane and Lee Morgan."  NOTE: Gates will open at 4:30pm for this 6pm concert. Here's a link for ticket information.

San Diego Rep- Mother Road

San Diego Rep- Mother Road

The San Diego Rep announces  'Mother Road' running now through October 31st on the Lyceum Stage. It is an epic story of land and legacy inspired by the mythic journey taken in John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. Playwright Octavio Solis, one of the most prominent Latinx playwrights in our country, shares his powerful story which explores the intersection of people and cultures in America today. For more information or tickets you can e-mail the SD Rep Box Office or call 619-544-1000.
 

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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