KJazz Summer Benefit Concert
This special evening to benefit KJazz 88.1 FM stars the GRAMMY®-award winning Christian McBride with his New Jawn Quartet. Rising star and jazz vocalist Tiffany Austin opens the show. The evening will be hosted by our own David Benoit, who also will be performing a few songs with Tiffany Austin.
KJazz and Rum & Humble present the Hollywood Blues Bash on Saturday, September 9th at 7:30pm at the Ford Theater, featuring organ legend Booker T's Stax Revue, prince of the blues guitar Arthur Adams and blues belter Karen Lovely in an evening that will pull on the heart and stir the soul.
Mark Winkler's CD Release Party AT Catalina Jazz Club
We have a special, limited premium! For a sustaining donation of $5 per month, or $60 per year, we'll thank you with a pair of tickets to Mark Winkler's CD Release Party at Catalina Jazz Club on Wednesday, May 31st at 8:30pm. Mark Winkler will be celebrating the release of his new CD The Company I Keep. He will be joined by many of the musicians that played with him on his project including Sara Gazarek, Bob Sheppard, Jamieson Trotter and Bob McChesney. In addition there will be some special guest musicians! Plus, you'll also receive a copy of his new CD The Company I Keep.
Blue Note At Sea
Special offers for KJazz listeners
Blue Note at Sea sails from Jan 27 - Feb 3, 2018 on Celebrity Summit from Ft. Lauderdale to Labadee, St. Thomas, San Juan and CocoCay. The cruise features award winning artists like Chick Corea, Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Leslie Odom Jr and more. You will see these amazing musicians interact in ways that cannot be created in a concert setting. Blue Note at Sea is the ultimate jazz experience in a luxurious and intimate setting. Go to www.bluenoteatsea.com for additional information on the hippest jazz cruise ever offered at sea!
Hornblower Cruise and KJazz Champagne Brunch
Jazz lovers join brunch enthusiasts on Hornblower Cruises and KJazz every weekend for a refreshing coastal escape!
Marina del Rey cruise tickets
Newport Beach cruise tickets
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Essential 88 jazz albums
88 Essential Jazz Albums
Here's a list of great music for the New or Casual Jazz Music listener
Essential 88 Jazz Albums
The greatest Blues Songs and Artists of all time--from the Top 88 albums selected by KJazz's Members!
Top 88 blues songs
KJAZZ Window Cling
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Attention KJazz Promotions
PO Box 250028
Los Angeles, CA 90025

*Window cling is 4"x6" so please send an envelope that will accommodate this size. A standard #10 envelope works fine.
Please click the following link for information on CSULB Foundation Board of Directors meetings.
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2017 winners of the Herb Alpert Award in the ArTs
KJazz congratulates the 2017 winners of the Herb Alpert Award in Arts. We also would like to acknowledge the Herb Alpert Foundation for its generosity in supporting the arts. The winners are Luciana Achugar, Kerry Tribe, Eve Beglarian, Daniel Fish and Amy Franceschini.
KJazz Trip To Cuba
Join KJazz jazz lovers on an in-depth cultural exploration of the isle of Cuba. Enjoy the rhythms of hot Latin jazz and outings to Havana's top jazz clubs. Visit the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of the Revolution and Cuba's leading music school. Stroll through Old Havana, visit Hemingway's home and cruise in a 1950s classic car. In addition, foodies will enjoy multiple outings to some of Havana's top restaurants and jazz aficionados will appreciate rubbing elbows during private exclusive concerts with some of Havana's top musicians. Experience the magic of Cuba before it changes forever with your fellow KJazz fans.
The Jazz Cruise
Special offers for KJazz listeners
The Jazz Cruise departs Ft. Lauderdale and sails from February 3 - 10, 2018. Monty Alexander, Byron Stripling, Arturo Sandoval, Marcus Miller, Clayton Brothers and Joey DeFrancesco are just a few of the amazing musicians that will be performing on the luxurious Celebrity Summit. In addition to presenting The Greatest Jazz Festival at Sea, in 2018, the cruise will spend 25 hours in New Orleans where we will celebrate the sounds, flavors and excitement of a city built on "jazz!". Special dining, shows and tours will be offered with each event! Be sure to check out www.thejazzcruise.com for more details.
2017 Healdsburg Jazz Festival
June 2-11 60 Miles north of San Francisco in the beautiful wine country
Old, New, Funky and Blue, jazz takes root in a big way at this year's Healdsburg Jazz Festival. Tickets are now on sale for this spectacular event. Jazz, from traditional and mainstream to cutting edge, comes to Healdsburg for the nineteenth (!) time with a festival bursting with internationally acclaimed A-list artists including The Heath Brothers, Joe Lovano, John Abercrombie, Dave Stryker, Henry Butler, The Django All-stars, and such celebrated local favorites as Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers band, the 20-piece Pacific Mambo Orchestra, and the John Santos Quartet with guest Rico Pabon and many more. Info at www.healdsburgjazz.org
28th annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival
The 28th annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. The Blues stage features artists such as the Robby Krieger Band celebrating 50 years of the Doors' music, the Yardbirds, Mitch Ryder, and more! Dwayne Dopsie, Doug Kershaw, the Bayou Brothers, and jo-El Sonnier are some of the artists performing on the second stage, which features Cajun & Zydeco music. In addition to these two stages with dance floors, the Festival features a variety of food choices from authentic Cajun and Creole dishes to traditional barbecue.
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