SOUL of Jazz http://wclk.com en Jose James Drops By WCLK, Helps Jamal Ahmad During Pledge Drive http://wclk.com/post/jose-james-drops-wclk-helps-jamal-ahmad-during-pledge-drive <p></p><p>Jose James is considered by many to be the greatest contemporary jazz vocalist.&nbsp; He plays live in ATL tonight at The Variety Playhouse.&nbsp; Of course he stopped by WCLK to talk with Jamal Ahmad on the Soul of Jazz, and helped Jamal and Mark Angel during our Fiscal Year End Membership Campaign.&nbsp; Because that's the kind of guy he is.</p><p>You can support jazz public radio WCLK by purchasing Jose James' new release While You Were Sleeping by purchasing it from Amazon using the link below:</p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:57:44 +0000 Rob Maynard 1673 at http://wclk.com Jose James Drops By WCLK, Helps Jamal Ahmad During Pledge Drive Joey Somerville, Marcell McCoy Headline WCLK Wednesday WindDown May 28 @ Centennial Olympic Park http://wclk.com/post/joey-somerville-marcell-mccoy-headline-wclk-wednesday-winddown-may-28-centennial-olympic-park <p></p><p>Join WCLK for our latest 40th Anniversary Edition Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park Concert Series event on May 28 as we welcome Joey Somerville and Marcell McCoy.&nbsp; This event is open to the public and will feature food and merchandise vendors.&nbsp; Jamal Ahmad will broadcast live all afternoon on The S.O.U.L. of Jazz, and your emcee will be Morris Baxter from Morning Jazz.</p><p>We'll see you at Centennial Olympic Park for Wednesday WindDown 5:30p until 8:00p!</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 13:28:17 +0000 Rob Maynard 1630 at http://wclk.com Joey Somerville, Marcell McCoy Headline WCLK Wednesday WindDown May 28 @ Centennial Olympic Park Thanks To Everyone Who Joined Us At Wednesday Winddown. See You Again May 23 http://wclk.com/post/thanks-everyone-who-joined-us-wednesday-winddown-see-you-again-may-23 <p></p><p></p><p>Thanks to everyone who joined us&nbsp; for the WCLK 40th Anniversary Wednesday Winddown Centennial Olympic Park Concert Series.&nbsp; Thanks especially to William Green and Kipper Jones, who brought the vibes on a perfect spring evening.</p><p>So make your plans to come to Centennial Olympic Park and enjoy Joey Somerville and Marcell McCoy Wednesday May 23 as we continue to celebrate 40 years of providing great Jazz Public Radio to Atlanta!</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:23:20 +0000 Rob Maynard 1567 at http://wclk.com Thanks To Everyone Who Joined Us At Wednesday Winddown. See You Again May 23 Laura Coyle Chats With Jamal Ahmad in Advance of Friday Jazz @ The High http://wclk.com/post/laura-coyle-chats-jamal-ahmad-advance-friday-jazz-high <p></p><p>Jazz vocalist of note Laura Coyle and her Quintet provide the musical soundtrack to Friday Jazz At The High Museum this week.&nbsp; WCLK's Jamal Ahmad will be your emcee at this event, and he sat down to chat with Coyle in advance of her performance.&nbsp; Friday Jazz this week will also serve as the kickoff of WCLK's 40th Anniversary Celebration.&nbsp; We hope to see you there.</p><p></p><p>For more information on Laura Coyle, click <a href="http://www.lauracoylejazz.com/">here</a>.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 19:39:53 +0000 Rob Maynard 1471 at http://wclk.com Laura Coyle Chats With Jamal Ahmad in Advance of Friday Jazz @ The High Jonathan Butler Joins WCLK Jazz Roots By Kia Jazz In The Classroom At North Atlanta High School http://wclk.com/post/jonathan-butler-joins-wclk-jazz-roots-kia-jazz-classroom-north-atlanta-high-school <p></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:35:48 +0000 Rob Maynard 1346 at http://wclk.com Jonathan Butler Joins WCLK Jazz Roots By Kia Jazz In The Classroom At North Atlanta High School Jamal Ahmad featured in "A Great Day In Atlanta" Photography Exhibition http://wclk.com/post/jamal-ahmad-featured-great-day-atlanta-photography-exhibition <p></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:43:08 +0000 Ray Cobb 1151 at http://wclk.com Jamal Ahmad featured in "A Great Day In Atlanta" Photography Exhibition True Colors Theatre Company's Shakin' The Rafters Drops By WCLK http://wclk.com/post/true-colors-theatre-companys-shakin-rafters-drops-wclk <p>Earlier this week cast members Chandra Curelly and Latrice Pace dropped by the S.O.U.L of Jazz to talk about the world premiere of David H. Bell's <em>Shakin' The Rafters</em>, and why Atlantans who care about theatre, gospel music, and the African American Experience owe it to themselves come out to the 14th Street Playhouse to see this play before its run concludes August 4.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:52:55 +0000 Rob Maynard 935 at http://wclk.com True Colors Theatre Company's Shakin' The Rafters Drops By WCLK Kim Waters Talks With Jamal Ahmad In Advance of Saturday's Show @ Variety Playhouse http://wclk.com/post/kim-waters-talks-jamal-ahmad-advance-saturdays-show-variety-playhouse <p></p><p>Sax man Kim Waters dropped by The S.O.U.L. of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad to talk about his music and his current tour, which brings him to Atlanta and the Variety Playhouse Saturday night for the Winds &amp; Strings Show featuring Karen Briggs and Jon Parks.</p><p>Veteran saxophonist Kim Waters isn’t known among fans and peers as “the King of Smooth Urban Jazz” for nothing. Over the course of 17 albums, including over a decade’s worth with Shanachie, he’s been consistent and impeccable in delivering an infectious mix of romantic ballads and funky, thumping dance tunes.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:45:31 +0000 Rob Maynard 931 at http://wclk.com Kim Waters Talks With Jamal Ahmad In Advance of Saturday's Show @ Variety Playhouse Swing Out Sister's Corinne Drewery Drops By The S.O.U.L. Of Jazz http://wclk.com/post/swing-out-sisters-corinne-drewery-drops-soul-jazz <p></p><p>Jamal Ahmad is having a soulful Tuesday, not the least of which was a visit from Swing Out Sister Chanteuse Corinne Drewery.&nbsp; She stopped by The Soul of Jazz in advance of tonight's performance at The Variety Playhouse to talk about Swing Out Sister's music past, present and future.&nbsp; She and Jamal talked about everything from the group's inter-generational fan base to the Icelandic volcano eruption that canceled their last scheduled Atlanta Appearance.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:05:15 +0000 Rob Maynard 911 at http://wclk.com Swing Out Sister's Corinne Drewery Drops By The S.O.U.L. Of Jazz