Thursday, August 29, 2013

Free Admission: Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Keiko Matsui to Guest on KSBR 88.5FM

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – Saddleback College radio station KSBR 88.5FM and the City of Mission Viejo announced  that internationally-acclaimed pianist Keiko Matsui will guest on the next “Breakfast with Gary and Kelly” Radio for TV broadcast on Saturday, September 14th.  The Saturday morning radio show will broadcast live starting at 9:00 a.m. from the Norman P. Murray Community Center, 24932 Veterans Way in Mission Viejo.  

A studio audience will be welcomed in for the 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. show. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. with the final hour being videotaped for later broadcast. The program airs on the City of Mission Viejo’s MVTV Channel 30 every Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m. and the show will also air on Saddleback College’s SCTV Channel 39 each Friday and Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. throughout the Cox Communication cable system in south Orange County. The audience will be admitted for free but seating is limited. Reservations can be made online at

Keiko Matsui made her U.S. recording debut in 1987 with the recording A Drop of Water. Under Northern Lights followed in 1989 and her subsequent albums of note include No Borders (1990), Night Waltz (1991), Cherry Blossom (1992), Doll (1994), Sapphire (1995), and Dream Walk (1996), which remained on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart for over 15 months. In1998, she released her album Full Moon And The Shrine, which was accompanied by the acclaimed PBS-TV special Keiko Matsui: Light Above The Trees. She has twice been honored as “Best Female Artist.” Her humanitarian efforts have included recordings and tours to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness, the United Nations World Food Program efforts in Africa, National Donor Program and Marrow Foundation and more, all while enjoying huge commercial success with her multiple records.  Her brand new release, Soul Quest, is a star-studded effort that includes the musical gifts of Chuck Loeb, Kirk Whalum, and many others.  

Past guests on “Breakfast with Gary & Kelly” have included Debbie Reynolds, Linda Evans, David Benoit, Peter White, Diane Schuur, Rick Braun, Paul Brown, Bill Cantos, Brian Culbertson, Nick Colionne, Spencer Day, and more. Gary and Kelly have conducted numerous remote broadcasts from locations all over Southern California, including the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach and Catalina Island and they have hosted many celebrity guests.

KSBR is a community service of Saddleback College. The program continues the partnership between Saddleback College and the City of Mission Viejo. For more information on the Radio on TV monthly series and how to become part of the audience for the September 14th show, please tune to 88.5 KSBR or visit their website at

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community. Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals. For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit

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