Jazz 91.9 WCLK is pleased to have the distinction of being the Official Station of the 40th Atlanta Jazz Festival. In addition to broadcasting from our tent in Piedmont Park, we’re hosting the all-new Contemporary Jazz Stage on Saturday and Sunday (May 27th and 28th). The Contemporary Jazz Stage (formerly The International Jazz Stage) will feature a line-up that includes Macy Gray, Darren English, Cleveland P. Jones, Julie Dexter & Jacob Deaton Duo featuring Rasheeda, Moonchild, Nik West, and a host of others.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK * Jazzette - May Issue

May 22, 2017

Click here for the May Issue of the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette.  Inside the May Issue:  One Passion + Celebrate Health + Atlanta Jazz Festival Highlights +  live music and events    Jazz Profile and CD Poll Winners   more…

The Lounge at the Atlanta Jazz Festival is back this year with two locations inside Piedmont Park. Conceived as a way to experience the Atlanta Jazz Festival in comfort on a whole new level, The Lounge areas feature: a cool zone, covered seating, upscale bathroom facilities, great sight lines, upscale beverage service and more.

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Don’t forget to check out the May 20 edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. In this week’s show, I got a chance to catch up with music executive Keinon Johnson about his new position as Vice President of Urban Promotions at Interscope Records. He also talked about his fashion brand “Never Sold Dope.”  

 

May 20: The Local Take Talks with Andrew Young

May 20, 2017

This week on The Local Take we are joined in the WCLK studio by Ambassador Andrew Young, who talks with us about his upcoming 2017 Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards Gala and 85th Birthday Party, taking place June 3 at Philips Arena. The 2017 Andrew J. Young International Leadership Award recipients are:

Bearings & Power Group Supports WCLK

May 19, 2017

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the Bearings & Power Group, a minority distributor which offers products, services and technical assistance to the industrial and manufacturing sector. Bearings & Power Group also offers products for lawn service companies. Special thanks to Bearings & Power Group Founder and President Matthew Climes.  More information is available at 404-296-0001 by at their website here.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by support from the Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. The Suite Jazz Series presents Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist, Paul Taylor for one show only on Thursday, May 18.   Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Dinner and Jazz begin at 7:30 p.m. Information including tickets is available at 404-577-2500 or click here.   WCLK listeners know Paul's work, in particular Arrival from his most recent release Countdown.

National Cancer Institute

Join Host Pattie Walden, Wednesday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. as we talk about cancer treatment and the 'chemo brain' that can come when you or a loved one undergoes chemotherapy.   We’ll talk about it with with:  Dr. Tavari Brown, Cancer Wellness Program Manager for Piedmont Healthcare; Doris Jones, Clinical Coordinator for the Cancer Navigation Program at Dekalb Medical; and, Cancer Survivor Sandra Meldrum.  

Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is Community Engagement from The Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University (CCRTD).

Exclusive May Premium Item: WCLK Festival Pack

May 15, 2017

Get your Signature Jazz 91.9 WCLK Festival Pack today by clicking here.  Make a one time donation at the $60 level during May and get the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Festival Pack. This special premium festival pack is embellished with the WCLK logo and comes complete with place settings for four, stainless steel cutlery, shatter-proof acrylic cups and additional utensils. It's perfect for a pinic or lunch on the go.

WCLK congratulates Dr. Joyce J. Dorsey, President and CEO of Fulton/Atlanta Community Action Authority on her selection to receive the prestigious Visions of Excellence Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon. Lauded as an organizational developer, social worker and community activist, Dr. Joyce J. Dorsey was molded to develop and lead organizations early in life. She is a Spelman and Atlanta University School of Social Work graduate with career experience in corrections and as a management consultant. She presently serves with the Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, Inc (FACAA) and participates with Atlanta’s Concerned Black Clergy, Fulton County’s Workforce Investment Board of Directors and many others.

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New Music On WCLK

(VIDEO) New Music: Parking Lot Symphony By Trombone Shorty

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners knew about multi-talented Trombone Shorty (Troy Andrews) way before most people in Atlanta. WCLK has played his music from the beginning of his recording career. His new release on Blue Note is called Parking Lot Symphony. Like all of his records it is full of horn-filled jams testifying to his Treme upbringing.

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The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

The Local Take Talks With Emory Healthy Aging and Emory Brain Health Centers

Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I speak with Dr. Aaron Anderson and Dr. Monica Parker from the Emory Healthy Aging and Emory Brain Health Centers. Dr. Aaron Anderson, Asst. Professor of Neurology at the Emory University College of Medicine speaks about healthy aging and using research to understand what factors can be intervened for better outcomes.

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Your Health Connection With Pattie Walden

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

NPR Jazz On WCLK