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Saturday, July 24th, 2021

JULY 2021

Today - Saturday the 24th

Jazz
8:00 PM
Rolf Olsen Quartet featuring Kirk Danielson on keyboard, Grant Clarkson on bass and Chris Becker on drums — Black Rail Kitchen + Bar • 6985 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, July 24...

On This Day

in Jazz History...

  • Duke Ellington and the Blanton/Webster Band recorded "My Greatest Mistake" and "Sepia Panorama" in 1940 in New York.
  • And, Artie Shaw recorded "Any Old Time", "Indian Love Call", "Back Bay Shuffle" and "Begin the Beguine" for Bluebird Records in 1938.

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Station News

LJMS SummerFest 2021

LJMS SummerFest 2021

This summer La Jolla Music Society will present- SummerFest: Self + Sound. Their theme will explore how composers write themselves into their music and how the diverse influences that make each person unique find their expression in sound. The annual chamber music festival features the American Perspectives series: a chronicle of musical America; from folk and jazz classics to iconic cinematic scores. Opening night is July 31. Click the LJMS link for the schedule, more information and to purchase tickets. 

Jazz in the Courtyard, 2021

Jazz in the Courtyard, 2021

After a one-year break, Jazz in the Courtyard is back for its10th year! The First Presbyterian Church (320 Date Street) will feature The Monette Marino World Jazz Ensemble with special guest, The Rhythm Section. Plus, Archie Thompson & The Archtones, and other special guest artists. Gather under the lights with friends and some of San Diego’s best jazz! Food trucks onsite. There will also be an offering benefitting the homeless ministries of Ladle Fellowship. Doors open at 5:30pm, music starts at 6:00pm. $15 each. Here is the Ticket and Information link.

KSDS is BACK TO LIVE Broadcasting!

KSDS is BACK TO LIVE Broadcasting!

For now, KSDS has implemented our Phase 1 live broadcasting. It consists of Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7AM to 3PM Pacific time. The hosts are Joe Kocherhans (7-9A). Gary Beck (9-11A). Claudia Russell (11A-1P) and Ron Dhanifu (1-3P). This is our first step to 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! 

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

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.  

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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