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Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

NOVEMBER 2021

Today - Tuesday the 30th

Jazz
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, November 30...

  • Jack Sheldon (Trumpet) was born in Jacksonville, FL, 1931–2020.
  • Brownie McGhee (Guitar, Piano, Vocals-Lead) was born in Knoxville, TN, 1915–1996.
  • Johnny Dyani (Bass Guitar, Piano, Vocals-Lead) was born in East London, South Africa, 1945–1986.
  • Stan Sulzmann (Saxophone) was born in London, England in 1948.

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • Charlie Parker cuts his first date with Jay McShann in 1940 on radio KFBI in Wichita, Kansas. The cut was "I've Found a New Baby".
  • On the same day nine years later, Bird records with strings for Verve records. The year was 1949.
  • And Bunny Berigan records Bix Beiderbecke's (buy-der-beck) "Davenport Blues" in 1938.
  • John Coltrane recorded "Mating Call", "Soultrane", "Gnid", "Superjet", "On a Misty Night" and "Romas" for Prestige records in 1956.
  • Joe Henderson recorded "Inner Urge" in 1964 for Blue Note.

KSDS Jazz88.3 FM San Diego

Station News

Sounds of the Season-2021!

Happy Holidays! As always, KSDS will be airing its annual 'Sounds of the Season' programming and YOU can be featured. Just make a $100 (or more) donation online and you'll have the opportunity to insert a brief dedication or holiday message within the special. This 36-hour block of holiday music (ending at Midnight on Christmas Day) is brought to you by KSDS and our good friends at California Coast Credit Union. Special thanks to Ken Borgers and David Grudt.

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 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

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