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Young Musicians Perform Inspiration Concert

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young Musicians Perform Inspiration Concert

  Young orchestras and wind ensembles from the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) perform an exciting range of repertoire in the second Inspiration Series Concert of the season at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 15 at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre, located at 6845 University Avenue in La Mesa. The Inspiration Series features both […]

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No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

Tony Award winning actor and singer Christian Hoff will return to his roots on March 6 and 7 when he and his group Midtown Men appear at Copley Symphony Hall with the San Diego Symphony. The quartet, made up of members of the original Broadway company of the hit musical “Jersey Boys,” will fill the […]

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Violinist Nora Germain to Perform at Dizzy’s

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Violinist Nora Germain to Perform at Dizzy’s

23-year-old jazz violinist and singer, Nora Germain will perform from her latest album “Little Dipper” at 8 p.m., Friday, January 30 at Dizzy’s in San Diego, located at 4275 Mission Ban Drive in San Diego. Joining her are Ed Kornhauser on piano, Will Pierce on bass and Ryan Shaw on drums. Nora Francesca Germain is […]

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Jazz 88.3 FM Named 2014 “Station of the Year”

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jazz 88.3 FM Named 2014 “Station of the Year”

 Local nonprofit radio station KSDS-FM (Jazz 88.3) has been named the 2014 “Station of the Year” (markets 1-25) by JazzWeek Magazine. The station was awarded the same distinction in 2012. “It’s an honor to be recognized for a second time by our loyal listeners and jazz industry leaders with this prestigious award,” said Jazz 88.3 […]

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Green Jazz at Dizzy’s

| September 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

At 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 three notable San Diego musicians will present A Night of Green Jazz, with Chris Vitas and Keltik Kharma, featuring Chris, violin(s); Fred Benedetti, guitar; Jeff Pekarek, bass; and Duncan Moore, drums. Green Jazz is a lost art form that infuses traditional Irish fiddle tunes with intricate jazz harmonies (by […]

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Travis Tatum Mills at the Epicentre April 19

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Travis Tatum Mills at the Epicentre April 19

  Twenty-four year old Travis Tatum Mills (aka T.Mills) has been able to turn a laptop musical experimentation in his bedroom into national tours (alongside Breathe Carolina, We The Kings and Sammy Adams among others) and a deal with Columbia Records, all in just over two years. In March 2012, Mills received a 2012 MTV […]

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Jeff Black Releases Folklore April 1

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jeff Black Releases Folklore April 1

Singer/songwriter Jeff Black is pleased to announce the release of his upcoming album, “Folklore” on April 1, 2014. “Folklore” is the eleventh album from Black, a respected and pioneering influence on modern folk and roots music for more than three decades. “Folklore” closely follows the back to back critically acclaimed releases “Plow Through The Mystic” […]

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The Banjo: A New Day for an Old Instrument

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Banjo: A New Day for an Old Instrument

It’s the muse of GRAMMY-winning artists, an edgy anchor of modern punk bands, the dueling partner of guitars, mandolins and fiddles, a catalyst for social change, and the centerpiece of a cultural renaissance juggernaut. It’s the banjo, and it’s everywhere: A symbol of hope amid hardship, resolve amid political unrest, and simple joy amid celebration. […]

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Hello again from San Diego Opera!

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hello again from San Diego Opera!

  by Karen Keltner, resident conductor and music administrator I’m writing to you on the day of San Diego Opera’s second opening night in its 2014 season. “Pagliacci” closed after four successful performances, and we are now poised to do a 180 degree turn to the lively and sweetly amusing opera comedy which is Donizetti’s […]

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Lorraine Feather Garners Grammy Nomination for “Attachments”

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lorraine Feather Garners Grammy Nomination for “Attachments”

  Lyricist and Jazz Singer Lorraine Feather was born in Manhattan. Her parents named her Billie Jane Lee Lorraine after godmother Billie Holiday, her mother Jane (formerly a big band singer), her mother’s ex-roommate Peggy Lee, and the song “Sweet Lorraine.” She is the daughter of the late jazz writer Leonard Feather. With lineage like […]

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