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Trio Gadjo performs jazz with tap dancer Claudia Gomez at San Diego City College, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2022

VIDEO: Jazz trio, tap dancer showcase talents for City College

Trio Gadjo and Claudia Gomez share European jazz style
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist November 1, 2022
Approximately 20 students and faculty gathered to listen to the European-style jazz group Trio Gadjo play their music and watch Claudia Gomez dance on a sunny afternoon in San Diego City College’s Curran Plaza on Oct. 20.
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Album art of Ella Fitzgerald

City College students review, recommend selection of jazz albums

Appreciation of jazz through the ears of City students
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist December 17, 2021
Each semester, the students of professor Michael Espar’s jazz history class are assigned to review a jazz release. We’ve gathered some of the best of this semester’s reviews together. They range from classic jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald to the new sound of contemporary jazz of Orin Evans.
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City College dance students during showcase rehearsals at the Saville Theatre

Ballet, hip-hop and everything in between

Dance lovers, students and teachers find their own space at City College
Ikedra King, Arts Editor May 23, 2018

No matter the experience level, students interested in taking their first or a refresher dance course at San Diego City College have a variety of classes and learning styles to select. The City College...

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Longtime San Diego City College dance instructor Ruby Wilson sitting in Gorton Quad on Nov. 6. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Innovative instructor to retire

San Diego City College dance instructor Ruby Wilson wraps up her final semester
Franchesca Walker November 12, 2015

Imagine you’re living in the 1980s and you see Michael Jackson moon walking and doing other innovative dance moves in a music video on MTV. Fascinated by Jackson’s dances, you hit up some local dance...

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New KSDS Station Manager Ken Poston takes notes and fills out paperwork as he sits in his art-adorned office in the L building on Sept. 14, completing just one of many duties he has as the station’s new manager. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

New manager on the dial

Katherine Salindayao-White September 28, 2015

San Diego's KSDS FM Jazz 88.3 FM radio station at San Diego City College recently welcomed Ken Poston as the new general manager this fall. Poston, who grew up in Kansas, pursued his passion for music...

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Jazz 88.3 wins Station of the Year

Ricardo Soltero September 6, 2015

City College based radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3 was named 2015 Station of the Year during the JazzWeek annual summit held in San Jose in August, according to a press release.The award, voted by JazzWeek...

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