Midday Jazz Swing http://wclk.com en NBAF Brings Wynton Marsalis To ATL 7/25. Wynton Calls Rivablue To Talk About It http://wclk.com/post/nbaf-brings-wynton-marsalis-atl-725-wynton-calls-rivablue-talk-about-it <p></p><p>The National Black Arts Festival Proudly Presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Music Director Wynton Marsalis on Friday, July 25, 8:00PM, at the Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Symphony Hall.&nbsp; Marsalis dialed up Rivablue, host of The Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK, to talk about it.</p><p>If you would like to attand the July 25 NBAF event at Woodruff Arts Center, click <a href="http://nbaf.org/2014/07/13/nbaf-proudly-presents-jazz-lincoln-center-orchestra-led-music-director-wynton-marsalis/">here</a> for information.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:30:40 +0000 Rob Maynard 1693 at http://wclk.com NBAF Brings Wynton Marsalis To ATL 7/25. Wynton Calls Rivablue To Talk About It Smooth Summer Nights July 12 Featuring Brian Simpson, Euge Groove, Bobby Caldwell & Najee http://wclk.com/post/smooth-summer-nights-july-12-featuring-brian-simpson-euge-groove-bobby-caldwell-najee-0 <p>Support for WCLK comes from our friends at Wade Ford, sponsors of the Wade Ford Summer Concert Series at the Mablehouse Barnes Ampitheater.&nbsp;&nbsp; On Saturday night you can join in the groove at the Smooth Summer Nights show with Brian Simpson, Euge Groove, Bobby Caldwell and Najee.</p><p>If you don't have your tickets yet, click <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/Mable-House-Barnes-Amphitheatre-tickets-Mableton/venue/115323">here</a>.</p><p>Najee joined Morris Baxter this morning to catch up, and talk about Saturday night's performance.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:48:15 +0000 Rob Maynard 1685 at http://wclk.com Smooth Summer Nights July 12 Featuring Brian Simpson, Euge Groove, Bobby Caldwell & Najee WCLK teams up with Jazz Roots for Jazz in the Classroom featuring Janis Siegel http://wclk.com/post/wclk-teams-jazz-roots-jazz-classroom-featuring-janis-siegel <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Hillgrove High School students participated in Jazz in the Classroom yesterday featuring jazz vocalist Janis Siegel. The two-hour program chronicles Jazz history and its significance to pop, R&amp;B and hip-hop music. The assembly was presented on behalf of Cobb Energy Centre’s Foundation ArtsBridge program and Atlanta’s jazz station, Jazz 91.9 WCLK.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:24:13 +0000 Ray Cobb 1116 at http://wclk.com WCLK teams up with Jazz Roots for Jazz in the Classroom featuring Janis Siegel Join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for Friday Jazz At The High Museum http://wclk.com/post/join-nicole-sweeney-and-justin-chesarek-friday-jazz-high-museum <p></p><p>You can join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for this month's edition of Friday Jazz At The High Museum.&nbsp; Chesarek will be joined by a hot trio for the perfect way for you to avoid the traffic jam.&nbsp; Catch the Dutch masterpiece paintings of the "Girl With A Pearl Earring" exhibit and fill your head with straight ahead Jazz At The High.</p><p>For more information about Friday Jazz At The High click here.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:35:00 +0000 Rob Maynard 916 at http://wclk.com Join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for Friday Jazz At The High Museum Nicole Sweeney Hosts Friday Jazz @ The High with Takana Miyamoto http://wclk.com/post/nicole-sweeney-hosts-friday-jazz-high-takana-miyamoto <p></p><p>Nicole Sweeney from The Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK is your host as Friday Jazz At The High for June presents the Takana Miyamoto Trio and Russell Gunn, 5p-10p Friday at Atlanta's amazing High Museum.</p><p>Takana Miyamoto is a multi award-winning, internationally acclaimed concert pianist, composer and music producer. She bases herself in USA and Japan, and has traveled and performed in 25 countries worldwide including North and South Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:50:32 +0000 Rob Maynard 833 at http://wclk.com Nicole Sweeney Hosts Friday Jazz @ The High with Takana Miyamoto Nikki Yanofsky Talks Jazz, Quincy Jones With Nicole Sweeney http://wclk.com/post/nikki-yanofsky-talks-jazz-quincy-jones-nicole-sweeney <p></p><p>Jazz Vocalist Nikki Yanofsky called in to The Midday Jazz Swing to talk about her career and her performance Thursday night May 23 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre as a part of An Evening With Quincy Jones and Friends, a benefit for the American Cancer Society celebrating their 100th birthday.</p><p>You can listen to the interview below.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:40:33 +0000 Rob Maynard 725 at http://wclk.com Nikki Yanofsky Talks Jazz, Quincy Jones With Nicole Sweeney Will Goble and Nicole Sweeney Talk Friday Jazz @ The High http://wclk.com/post/will-goble-and-nicole-sweeney-talk-friday-jazz-high <div class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper card_280 look2" contenteditable="false"><div class="wysiwyg-asset-image" fid="272" caption="" image_style="card_280" attribution="" uri="public://201305/WillGoble.jpg" contenteditable="false"><img class="pi_assets-image" alt="" data-cke-saved-src="/sites/wclk/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/WillGoble.jpg" src="/sites/wclk/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/WillGoble.jpg"><div class="image-meta-wrapper"><div class="cp-si-credit pi_assets-none"><br></div><div class="cp-si-caption pi_assets-none"> Fri, 17 May 2013 17:08:12 +0000 Rob Maynard 713 at http://wclk.com WCLK Will Be There As The Atlanta Business League Recognizes Renee Lewis Glover http://wclk.com/post/wclk-will-be-there-atlanta-business-league-recognizes-renee-lewis-glover <p> WCLK will be there live Tuesday May 7 during the Midday Jazz Swing as the Atlanta Business League(ABL) celebrates their 35th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon honoring Renee Lewis Glover, CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority.</p><p>The event will start at 11:30am&nbsp; at&nbsp; the Hyatt&nbsp; Regency Downtown-Atlanta.</p><p>Each year the ABL recognizes chief executive officers&nbsp; for outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community activities. This year’s “Ceo of the Year” is Atlanta Housing Authority CEO Renee Lewis Glover</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 15:02:21 +0000 Rob Maynard 665 at http://wclk.com WCLK Will Be There As The Atlanta Business League Recognizes Renee Lewis Glover Listen To The Midday Jazz Swing, Monday-Friday 10a-2p http://wclk.com/post/listen-midday-jazz-swing-monday-friday-10a-2p <p></p><p></p><p><strong>In your car, home or office - tune into Midday Jazz Swing with Nicole Sweeney, weekdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM for an eclectic mix of mainstream jazz fused with familiar tunes, standards, vocals and Atlanta based Jazz artists. That's The Midday Jazz Swing with Nicole Sweeney, weekdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.</strong></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 18:16:53 +0000 Rob Maynard 655 at http://wclk.com Listen To The Midday Jazz Swing, Monday-Friday 10a-2p Honorable Judge Brenda H. Cole Joins Midday Jazz Swing To Talk About CAU Guild, Jazz Under The Stars http://wclk.com/post/honorable-judge-brenda-h-cole-joins-midday-jazz-swing-talk-about-cau-guild-jazz-under-stars <p></p><p>Nicole Sweeney is joined on the Midday Jazz Swing today at noon by the Honorable Judge Brenda H. Cole for a discussion about the CAU Guild and it's annual fundraiser Jazz Under The Stars, coming up May 4 with Ramsey Lewis on the CAU Campus.&nbsp; You can hear their chat on demand at the end of this post.</p><p>The CAU Guild has provided over $1.8 million to fund scholarships for students over the years.&nbsp; Some 1,000 people are expected to attend this year's event, which takes place at 7pm in the Harkness Quadrangle on campus.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:20:16 +0000 Rob Maynard 627 at http://wclk.com Honorable Judge Brenda H. Cole Joins Midday Jazz Swing To Talk About CAU Guild, Jazz Under The Stars