San Diego's Jazz

January, 2021

KSDS Celebrates Black History Month 2021
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 29, 2021

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.

KSDS is BACK TO LIVE Broadcasting!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 18, 2021

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. 

KSDS Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: January 15, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. believed that Jazz was the soundtrack to the Civil Rights era. He loved Jazz and appreciated its cultural significance and its connection to his dream. Tune in to KSDS-FM and This Monday at 7AM (Pacific) to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. Music related to the civil rights movement will be heard all day- Max Roach's "Freedom Now, We Insist," Oliver Nelson's "Black, Brown and Beautiful" and Sonny Rollins' "Freedom Suite," to name a few as well as commentary from San Diego resident and Jazz Legend, Charles McPherson. There will also be historical vignettes. This special day coincides with KSDS's return to live broadcasting since March of 2020 as the weekly Daytime M-F hosts return LIVE in our first phase of live broadcasting (M-F/7AM-3PM). That's right, KSDS is back to live broadcasting beginning this Monday, 7AM Pacific.

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