Fulton Focus this month includes a closer look at Fulton County Emergency 911 Services and Fulton observances of National Crime Victims Rights Week April 21-27.  Communications Director Ericka Davis drops by to discuss your county government during National County Government month.

We'll also talk about Fulton County Emergency Management's "See Something/Say Something" public service campaign designed to keep everyone alert to their surroundings.

Join Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz @ The High Museum this evening beginning at 5pm for a double feature that will last until midnight.  Steve Dancz and his sextet will play, followed by the Latin sounds of Willy Ziavino and the C.O.T. Band.

Stroll the museum and take in the Frida and Diego exhibit, and settle in for some top-flight jazz, all hosted by your Midday Jazz Swing host Nicole.

For more information about Friday Jazz At The High click here.

Your Health Connection is joined by Oncologist Dr. Karen Godette and breast cancer survivor Chermaine Axam-Wilkins for a frank discussion about the myths and realities about breast cancer in 2013.  How much is genetic?  What are the treatement and cosmetic options?  Do you use a wig or fly your new post-cancer hairdo high and tight?  You'll hear real answers to real questions that will provide you with the common-sense understanding you may need.

Eric Person On Jazz Tones

Apr 13, 2013

Jay Edwards is joined on Jazz Tones by Eric Person, alto and soprano saxophone player and leader of Meta-Four and Metamorphosis. Since coming to New York City in 1982, Person has performed with a who's who list of legends on the jazz and rock scene.

Kiplyn Primus is joined by United Way of Greater Atlanta President and CEO Milton Little, and Sonia Milner of Nicholas House, a transitional shelter for homeless families that will be receiving shoeboxes on Mother's Day as part of the WCLK-United Way Shoebox Campaign.

Listen to their conversation here, or tune in for community engagement on The Local Take Saturday morning at 7:30a before Tavis as Kiplyn digs deeper into the Shoebox Campaign, and how your decorative shoeboxes filled with toiletries and personal care items can make a difference on Mother's Day.

Jay Edwards Salutes Hugh Masekela On Jazz Tones

Apr 6, 2013

In advance of Hugh Masekela's performance tonight at The Rialto Center For the Performing Arts downtown,  Jay Edwards will be focusing on the South African horn player, composer, singer and legend on Jazz Tones between 2p-6p.

Masekela celebrated his 74th birthday this weekend.  Tickets are still available, check here for more information.

Get Your Morris Motivation, Mornings 6a-10a

Apr 6, 2013

When you listen to Morris In The Morning your day starts on the upbeat.  Energetic jazz-funk and Morris' Motivations will send you out the door and into your daily commute with a little something extra with which to take on the day.  Fonda Smith is in with traffic reports to save you time and the important news of the day.

Morris In The Morning, Morning Jazz on WCLK, 6a-10a weekdays.  See ya there!

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield is a member of the Career Foreign Service, has been posted to a number of countries including Liberia, where she served as the U.S. Ambassador from 2008 until 2012 when she was sworn in as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources. 

She leads a team of about 400 employees who carry out the full range of personnel functions for the State Department’s 60,000-strong workforce - from recruitment and hiring, through evaluations and promotions, to retirement.

George Duke stopped by Morning Jazz today to talk Jazz-Funk with Morris Baxter.  Duke talks about his music, his roots, and the amazing list of musicians he's worked with over the years, including Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Frank Zappa.

If you're headed to tonight's WCLK 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, here's a chance to give a listen to this morning's conversation in case you missed it.

April Is Jazz Appreciation Month

Apr 2, 2013

Of course, every month is Jazz Appreciation Month at WCLK.  But April is officially dubbed so by the Smithsonian Institution.

Many of you will be receiving Jazz Appreciation Month posters as part of your pledge premiums during our recent drive.  You can find out more about the Smithsonian's offical celebration by visiting their site here.

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New Music On WCLK

NEW MUSIC: On A Monday Evening By The Bill Evans Trio

A new re-release on Concord Music Group/Fantasy records, On A Monday Evening, offers Jazz fans a rare treat: an unreleased concert recording of The Bill Evans Trio, featuring Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund. Captured live at Union Theater in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday, November 15, 1976, this recording finds Evans at the top of his game. The recording features performances that includes both contemporary compositions from that era, as well as his longstanding signature tunes. You can hear cuts from On A Monday Evening on WCLK HD 2 Mainstream and on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

The Local Take: Redistricted Or Gerrymandered? Louis Elrod of Better Georgia talks about HB515

On the Saturday, March 25 edition of The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I'll speak with Louis Elrod of Better Georgia about HB 515. The bill will redraw district lines in Henry County where the lines were just redrawn two years ago. Concerned citizens can contact their representatives up until the end of the month to voice your concerns about this action. As some of you may know, former Obama administration Attorney General, Eric Holder has spoken out about this new effort of redistricting....

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Your Health Connection With Pattie Walden

Community Engagement From The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at CAU.

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