Jazz 91.9 WCLK has been playing music by Roy Ayers since the days the pioneering Jazz Funk composer practically invented that genre in the 1970s with a series of records on Polydor.  In fact, you can still hear Roy's music played on the station at various times, including on Saturday Afternoon Jazz  with Mark Angel, Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.   Ayers will be appearing live Saturday, July 2 at Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre in Mableton, GA along with Michael Henderson and Valerie Simpson.

Ray Cornelius

Thanks to everyone who joined to support Jazz 91.9 WCLK at our 42nd Anniversary Benefit Concert on June 24, 2016  at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.   Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle and Jonathan Butler brought the memorable music and, WCLK friends, family and partners enjoyed a great night at one of Atlanta's top live music venues.

NEW MUSIC: Nihil Novi By Marcus Strickland

Jun 27, 2016

Miami-born, NYC based 37 year old Tenor Saxophonist, Marcus Strickland creates dense soundscapes on his debut recording for Blue Note/Revive, entitled Nihil Novi, which is Latin for nothing new. The literal title belies the music, which is memorizing at times, reflecting modern sampling and sensibilities wrapped around straight-ahead horn playing. Strickland's Twi-Life includes his Producer and Collaborator, Bassist Me'Shell Ndege Ochello.

WCLK's The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus hosts a Men's Community Health Forum Saturday, June 25 from 2pm-6pm at Northlake Mall, 4800 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30345. Join WCLK and our Honorary Host(and Clark Atlanta University Alumnus) Congressman Hank Johnson, along with 100 Black Men, and with representatives from the Social Security Administration, Veterans Administration, and the Center For Medicare/Medicaid Services. Health screenings will be provided by Oakhurst Medical, and there will be a blood drive by LifeSouth Community Blood Services.

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The numbers are stark. Over 28,000 Americans died of opioid pain reliever overdoses in 2014, with these numbers quadrupling since 2000. The tragic recent loss of Prince brought home this ongoing epidemic to many of us. President Obama announced federal initiatives to battle this crisis when he visited Atlanta recently. Just because a drug was prescribed by a doctor and purchased legally does not mean you cannot become addicted to it or die from an overdose. Saturday morning at 7:30a on WCLK we'll feature a discussion of this issue on Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate. Social Worker Dr.

Regina Belle

Rivablue  talked with Songstress Regina Belle during Midday Jazz on Thursday, June 23.   Rivablue spoke with Regina about her performance at the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 42nd Anniversary Benefit Concert on  Friday, June 24, 8:00 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.  Click here to get your tickets to the concert which will also include performances by Jonathan Butler and Peabo Bryson.

The Jazz 91.9 WCLK 42nd Anniversary Benefit Concert just got a whole lot bigger and a lot more special!  Jazz Fusion Guitarist Jonathan Butler and GRAMMY Award winning Songstress Regina Belle have been added to the WCLK Benefit Concert headlining Peabo Bryson.  The  benefit concert takes place on Friday, June 24, 8:00 p.m. at Cobb Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK - Jazzette * June Issue

Jun 22, 2016

Click here for your Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, June Issue.    Inside:  Join the June 24 Celebration w/ Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle, Jonathan Butler +   Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park   +  Share, Converse at the Men & Health Community Health Forum   +  live music and events  +   Jazz Profile and CD Poll results  +  more…

June 22: Wednesday WindDown With Us!

Jun 22, 2016

Join Jazz 91.9 for the kick off of the WCLK 2016 Wednesday WindDown Concert series on Wednesday, June 22, 5:30 p.m. at Centennial Olympic Park. The evening will feature performances by the explosive band the Rhythm Jets. Purchase tickets here!

Relax and enjoy an evening of live entertainment at the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Wednesday WindDown concert series on Wednesdays: July 13 and 27; August 24; and, September 21. We look forward to seeing you in the Park!

NEW MUSIC: Do Your Dance by Kenny Garrett

Jun 20, 2016
Mack Avenue Records

Straight-Ahead Jazz fans know that Kenny Garrett is one of the great sax players of his generation. He's been named the Downbeat Reader Poll Alto Jazz Player of the Year NINE times.  On Do Your Dance, his fourth release for Mack Avenue Records, Garrett is joined by Drummers  Ronald Bruner and McLenty Hunter and Percussionist Rudy Bird, Keyboardist Vernell Brown, Jr., and Bassist Corcoran Holt.   Producer Arthur Brown is a one-time member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and has been producing Garrett and playing sessions with him since 1990.

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Mack Avenue Records

NEW MUSIC: Do Your Dance by Kenny Garrett

Straight-Ahead Jazz fans know that Kenny Garrett is one of the great sax players of his generation. He's been named the Downbeat Reader Poll Alto Jazz Player of the Year NINE times. On Do Your Dance, his fourth release for Mack Avenue Records, Garrett is joined by Drummers Ronald Bruner and McLenty Hunter and Percussionist Rudy Bird, Keyboardist Vernell Brown, Jr., and Bassist Corcoran Holt. Producer Arthur Brown is a one-time member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and has been producing...
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The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Your Health Connection

June 15: Prostate Cancer Myths, Realities and Development

Join us for the June edition of Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Wednesday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. as we look at the truth about prostate cancer. JaQuitta Williams is your host, and is a cancer survivor herself. She'll be joined by Dr. Shafiq Khan, Scientific Director of the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University. They will take your questions live on the air at (404) 880 - 9255.
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