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 Join Jazz 91.9  for Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park concert on  July 27 at 5:30 p.m. as we feature artists we love and you listen to on WCLK -- Keyboardist Justin C. Gilbert and Vocalist Latrese Bush.   Admission is just $5.00. So sit out the traffic jam and enjoy the Jazz jam with your friends at Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

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Jazz 91.9 WCLK would like to recognize the support of Bridgebuildiers, a WCLK Small Business Network Member.  They are presenting A Forum On Caregiving And Aging Successfully on Saturday, July 30 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Dennard Conference Center at Atlanta Technical College.  This event will feature information designed to help Atlanta's aging population and, their caregivers understand how to best maintain healthy minds and bodies. This event will focus on respiratory and lung health.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK is always proud to partner with Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company, presenting Smart People now through August 7 at Southwest Arts Center.   Four professionals are on the quest for love, achievement and identity in this romantic comedy by playwright Lydia Diamond.  Danielle Deadwyler stopped by the WCLK Studio to talk with Kiplyn Primus about Smart People during The Local Take.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK is proud to partner with Hammonds House Museum in Atlanta's Historic West End, which presents Forever Stars, a celebration and tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Natalie Cole, featuring Myrna Clayton.  Forever Stars takes place in the garden on Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m.    Admission to this event includes a gourmet dinner box.

Project Q Atlanta

The deadline to register to vote in the November election, including the presidential vote, is Tuesday, October 11. On The Local Take we are featuring various voter registration efforts between now and the registration deadline.  Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 a.m., I'll speak with Jerry Gonzalez, executive director, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO ).

Jazz 91.9 WCLK - Jazzette - July Issue

Jul 21, 2016

Click here for the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, July Issue.    Inside:  …working together with us  +   Forever Stars Garden Concert   +  WCLK Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park Concert Series * July 27   +  live music and events  +   Jazz Profile and CD Poll results  +  more…

Trey Anthony's "da Kink In My Hair," opened recently at The Horizon Theatre in Atlanta, GA. The award winning-Canadian born playwright is currently the 2016 National New Play Network Playwright-in-Residence at Horizon and was suppose to release a new show there this Summer. However, she is still working on the project and decided to present an updated version of the show that brought her international success.

Amel Larrieux Plays City Winery Atlanta

Jul 20, 2016
Ray Cornelius

Check out exclusive photos from Amel Larrieux's recent concert at City Winery Atlanta. The former lead singer of the 90s R&B Soul Duo, Groove Theory, played the newest intimate concert venue for two sold-out performances. The ageless beauty, whose voice still sounds incredible, performed songs based on Twitter requests and audience suggestions. Larrieux's quartet also featured her oldest daughter, Sky Larrieux, on keys and acoustic guitar.

New Music: Clockwork By Victor Gould

Jul 20, 2016
Fresh Sounds Records

Up and coming Pianist Victor Gould did his time at Berklee and the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz.  He's worked as sideman with such straight-ahead figures as Wallace Roney, Ralph Peterson, Donald Harrison, Louis Hayes and others.  On his debut record on Fresh Sounds Records, Clockwork, Gould plays with a combo including flute, violin, viola and cello, along with standard bass-dum-horn configurations. All cuts on the album are Gould's compositions except for a cover of Wayne Shorter's The Return.

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WCLK Wednesday Wind Down July 27

Live Jazz In Centennial Olympic Park

Live: Justin C. Gilbert and Latrese Bush and Friends

Wolf Creek Jazz Festival Friday September 2

Bony James, Gerald Albright, Pieces of A Dream, David Benoit

New Music On WCLK

New Music: True Stories By The Rippingtons

Russ Freeman's band The Rippingtons has been defining and crossing musical boundries in Jazz since their founding in 1985. Jazz 91.9 WCLK has featured the music of The Rippingtons nearly every step of the way. We are featuring their new release on Peak called True Stories. You can hear cuts from True Stories at various times during the day on WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. For more info on The Rippingtons, click here.
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The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus.

Project Q Atlanta

The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus Discusses The Latino Vote And The Trump Effect

The deadline to register to vote in the November election, including the presidential vote, is Tuesday, October 11. On The Local Take we are featuring various voter registration efforts between now and the registration deadline. Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 a.m., I'll speak with Jerry Gonzalez, executive director, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO ). Latinos in Georgia represent a growing demographic and the ongoing national rhetoric about immigration is creating a...
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Your Health Connection

CCRTD

July 20: Your Health Connection Talks Cutting Edge Cancer Research, Therapy

JaQuitta Williams is your host for Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK Wednesday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m. This month we take a look back a the work done over the past year by the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University. JaQuitta's guests will include CCRTD Senior Research Research Scientist and Community Outreach Director, Dr. Kimberly Davis; CCRTD Associate Research Director, Dr. Valerie Odero-Marah; and, Doctoral Student, Mawiya Kimbrough...
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