Help KSDS celebrate Miles Davis' birthday all day TODAY. It's happening now andIn celebration of his birthday KSDS will be playing classic and rare recordings and offering insightful commentary throughout the day. You're not going to want to miss one minute of this KSDS Fundraising event. Plus, if you DONATE $88.30, you will get an exclusive KSDS CD (Miles Davis on the Air) which features rare broadcast material from the late 1940's from the Royal Roost. Tune in for more details!
Jazz on Tap continues this year announcing a high-energy jazz event highlighting local artists in a relaxed in-person outdoor setting and a virtual format. There will be live performances by Gilbert Castellanos, The Monette Marino World Jazz Ensemble and The Euphoria Brass Band. Proceeds from the event will benefit Water For People, a non-profit dedicated to changing lives by making clean water and sanitation available to everyone. The event will be held Sunday, June 13 in the Garden Terrace at the Westin Hotel in the Gaslamp. Doors open at 3:30PM and the live stream begins at 4:45PM. Here are the separate links for tickets- Link for In-Person and Link for Virtual Event.
Help KSDS celebrate Duke Ellington’s Birthday all day TODAY beginning at 7am PACIFIC. In celebration of Duke’s birthday, KSDS will be playing classic and rare recordings and offering insightful commentary throughout the day. You're not going to want to miss one minute of this KSDS Fundraising event. Plus, if you DONATE $120 (or more) you will get both of these CD box sets together.
Help KSDS celebrate International Jazz Day, Friday, April 30th. The will be a grand prize for any one who makes a donation of any amount today. Anyone who contacts us during our International Jazz Day- 2021 by an online donation (or by calling 619-388-4027) will be automatically entered in the drawing to win a foursome of golf at the House of Music Golf Tournament on May 19th at the Rancho Bernardo Inn Spa and Golf Resort ($800 value). DONATE to help KSDS stay afloat as we had to cancel our Spring Membership Campaign AND get in the running to win today's Grand Prize. Here are the contest rules.
Join KSDS all day TODAY as we celebrate the birthday of the one and only Billie Holiday. There will be plenty of music as well as commentary during this one-day membership drive. And, as a special thank you, we will be offering an exclusive (and very limited) CD Box set that contains 12 albums for your donation. Support KSDS and enjoy Billie Holiday, all day long, only on KSDS.
Live Jazz is back in San Diego. KSDS and ElectricLouieLand Productions bring you the best of San Diego Jazz for ‘Jazz Night San Diego.’ Tune in at 5PM Pacific every Saturday night for a broadcast that features recently captured performances all around San Diego County. Gilbert Castellanos and some of his closest Jazz friends will be featured in concerts that will entertain and inspire. That’s Jazz Night San Diego, Saturday nights at 5PM Pacific, only on KSDS 88.3.
March is Women's History Month and KSDS-FM is celebrating by shining the spotlight on the great female jazz pianists. Listen every weekday throughout the month to hear our daily featured artist. And, if you would like to nominate your own, please do when you make a pledge of support.
On Monday, February 15th, KSDS will be celebrating a different kind of President. 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. Featuring rare recordings, clips, interviews, and, so much more. KSDS gets Prezidential- beginning at 7am.
February is Black History Month and KSDS-FM is celebrating by shining a light on The Bebop Era, 1945 to 1950. Join us every weekday to hear special audio vignettes that focuses on Bebop's notable legends and venues. If you contribute $100 or more at any point in February you will receive a special KSDS custom CD- "Live from the Royal Roost" sometimes referred to as The Metropolitan BOPera house. It features those aforementioned artists in rare broadcasts from 1948 and 1949. You can CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR DONATION.
We are thrilled to announce that we are back on the air live! For now, our Phase 1 live broadcasting will consist 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.