Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by The Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. The Suite Jazz Series presents Violinist Josh Vietti for one night, one performance only, Thursday July 20, doors open at 6:30pm, with dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm. Vietti incorporates pop, classical, hip hop, R&B and gospel into his music, and he's opened for David Sanborn and Gerald Albright among others. Information about this performance and the Suite Jazz Series can be found by calling 404-577-2500 or click here.

The Local Take talks Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Jul 19, 2017

This week on The Local Take I speak with Kevin James founder of the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival and Beverly Burks from the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority

For the 7th year the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival will take place at Piedmont Park on Saturday, July 22 from 11am - 6pm. Kevin James explains why he decided to start the festival.  He also mentions that there will be lots of ice cream along with games, prizes and lots of family fun.  

New Music: Paris In The Rain By Sarah McKenzie

Jul 17, 2017

Australian Singer, Pianist, Composer and Arranger, Sarah McKenzie has a strong sophmore record out on Impulse called Paris In The Spring.  Produced by Brian Bacchus - who Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners know from his work with Norah Jones, Lizz Wright and Gregory Porter -  Paris In The Spring features Jazz classics including:   Tea For Two and Jobim's Triste, as well as her own original compositions.   You can hear songs from Sarah McKenzie at various times on WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. 

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Check out this week's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. The show featured the hosts of GPB's new talk program, "A Seat at the Table," Christine White, Denene Millner and Monica Pearson. The ladies chatted about the success of the series and why it is unlike any other show on television. 

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the Frederick Brown, Jr. Ampitheater, presenting the 2017 Butler Lexus and Audi of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series at 'The Fred', located at 201 McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City.  Saturday, July 15 at 8:00 p.m. you can hear Singer/Songwriter Brian McKnight.   Rivablue, host of Midday Jazz, will emcee the evening.    Click here for tickets.

Also scheduled at The Fred is Shining Star, the Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute act on Friday July 28 and Dionne Warwick on Saturday, August 26.

The Local Take acknowledges July as National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month by speaking with Dr. Sheila Williams  about her life journey that led her to a career in the mental health.  

She shares that her mother was diagnosed with clinical depression. Growing up she understood that something was wrong with her mother, but she was repeatedly misdiagnosed.

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Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by support from the Atlanta Housing Authority, presenting The Return To Community Farmers Markets and Fairs Saturday, July 15 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 137 Elm Street SW, Atlanta 30314.  Elm Street is runs between Parsons Street and Atlanta Student Movement Boulevard between Northside Drive and the Atlanta University Center (AUC).

Make a donation this month and get the Jazz 91.9 WCLK umbrella. It's black, 41 inches across, is portable with an easy grip handle, and is embellished with the WCLK logo. Be the ultimate Jazz 91.9 WCLK fan come rain or come shine. Click here to get yours.

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Saturday, July 15 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take, we'll catch up with The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.  Our featured guests are:  Public Affairs Officer Rachel Daniels; Public Relations Manager Claudia Strange; and, Librarian Cheryl Small.  Small is working on this year's Summer Reading Program

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is sponsored in part by The Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. Bassist Julian Vaughn's music is typified by finesse and funk, which fuels his 4th cd release Bona Fide. The Suite Jazz Series presents Julian Vaughn one night only Thursday, July 13, doors open at 6:30pm, with dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm. More information including reservations is available at 404-577-2500 or click here.

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New Music: Paris In The Rain By Sarah McKenzie

Australian Singer, Pianist, Composer and Arranger, Sarah McKenzie has a strong sophmore record out on Impulse called Paris In The Spring . Produced by Brian Bacchus - who Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners know from his work with Norah Jones, Lizz Wright and Gregory Porter - Paris In The Spring features Jazz classics including: Tea For Two and Jobim's Triste , as well as her own original compositions. You can hear songs from Sarah McKenzie at various times on WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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The Local Take acknowledges July as National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month by speaking with Dr. Sheila Williams about her life journey that led her to a career in the mental health. She shares that her mother was diagnosed with clinical depression. Growing up she understood that something was wrong with her mother, but she was repeatedly misdiagnosed.

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