Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the City of Norcross, presenting the annual Jazz In The Alley Concert Series.   Jazz In The Alley kicks off Saturday evening, June 30 with live performances by Vocalists Jae Franklin and Shameia Crawford.

July 1: St. James Live Presents Willie Bradley

Jun 28, 2018

Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by St. James Live, presenting Trumpeter Willie Bradley for one night only Sunday, July 1. Bradley made his name as part of the James Brown Band. He has performed with Dizzy Gillespie as well as with contemporary artists including Ronnie Laws, Alex Bugnon, and Marion Meadows. St. James Live is located at 3220 Butner Road in Atlanta(30331). Doors open at 6pm, with showtime at 7pm.

As promised, we have the official trailer for Tyler Perry's new comedy Nobody’s Fool starring Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Amber Riley and Whoopi Goldberg.  

June 28: Suite Jazz Series Presents Jackiem Joyner

Jun 26, 2018

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is sponsored in part by The Suite Food Lounge, home of the Suite Jazz Series, presenting for one night only, Thursday June 28 - Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner and Jazz at 7:30 p.m. More information about the Suite Jazz Series is available at 404-577-2500 or click here.  The Suite Food Lounge is located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta.

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Thank you to everyone who made a contribution during the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Fiscal Year End Membership Campaign.  Turning your listenership into membership continues to make a tremendous difference in the programming service WCLK provides to you and your community.

Rodney Evans has brought Gospel music to the community on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK with Joy In The Morning for decades.  Rodney welcomes you to join him this weekend for a musical celebration in honor of his 33 years of Gospel music on the radio.   

Today's UPFRONT is star-studded indeed!  I hit the road last weekend for the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in South Beach, Miami. While there I attended the premiere of TV One's upcoming action thriller - Down for Whatever. I'll be playing interviews from time I spent on the set with the film stars---LeToya Luckett, Bre-z, Imani Hakim and Hosea Chanchez. Click here to see more images from their red carpet premiere.

MGM and Warner Bros, have released the first official trailer and poster for Michael B. Jordan‘s Creed II. The film is the highly anticipated sequel to Creed and reunites Jordan with film icon Sylvester Stallone.

 

Just in case you missed it…

 

Check out my recent 30-minute UPFRONT Special that aired on CAU-TV 23. It features interviews from the recent black carpet Atlanta premiere of Superfly as well as my exclusive with the film’s stars Trevor Jackson and Jason Mitchell and the film’s director – Director X.

 

Check out last weekend’s edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry. It features my exclusive black carpet interviews from the Atlanta premiere of Superfly.

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New Music On WCLK

NEW MUSIC: Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975

Straight-ahead Jazz fans are in for a treat with the new release from Elemental Music -- Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975. Elemental Music continues their great work on re-issues and archival releases with a complete previously unissued quartet performance by the great Dexter Gordon. This astonishing concert marked Gordon's first appearance ever in Japan, backed by an all-star rhythm section consisting of Kenny Drew on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Albert Tootie Heath on drums.

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The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

The Local Take: Women On The Rise National Town Hall July 21

This week on The Local Take on WCLK we discuss criminal justice reform again as I speak with Community Organizaer Carla Taylor, who is working with Women on the Rise . They are holding a National Town Hall that will focus on ending the incarceration of women and girls. This event will take place on Saturday, July 21st at the IBEW Auditorium on Pulliam Street in Downtown Atlanta. Registration will begin at 11:30, there will be lunch and childcare provided.

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

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