Jazz Tones http://wclk.com en Earl Klugh Performs 4/12 @ Ferst Center Talks With Jay Edwards On JazzTones http://wclk.com/post/earl-klugh-performs-412-ferst-center-talks-jay-edwards-jazztones <p></p><p>Guitarist Earl Klugh returns to the Ferst Center For The Arts at Georgia Tech on Saturday, April 12, with a Night Of Guitars that includes solo, duo and trio performances with fellow guitarists Chuck Loeb and Norman Brown.</p><p>Klugh's latest record is Handpicked, a collection of his favorite cover songs.&nbsp; Klugh and WCLK's Jay Edwards chatted recently about the record, the upcoming Atlanta performance, and his role as an artist inside and outside of jazz.</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:17:33 +0000 Rob Maynard 1541 at http://wclk.com Earl Klugh Performs 4/12 @ Ferst Center Talks With Jay Edwards On JazzTones Wayne Shorter At 80 @ Rialto Center April 5. Shorter Talks With Jay Edwards http://wclk.com/post/wayne-shorter-80-rialto-center-april-5-shorter-talks-jay-edwards <p></p><p>Legendary saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter is celebrating his 80th birthday by touring with a quartet including Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade, in conjunction with Shorter's new record <em>Without A Net</em>.&nbsp; They appear at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University downtown on Saturday, April 5.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:55:56 +0000 Rob Maynard 1527 at http://wclk.com Wayne Shorter At 80 @ Rialto Center April 5. Shorter Talks With Jay Edwards Arturo Sandoval Talks With Jay Edwards In Advance of Friday's Show @ Ferst Center http://wclk.com/post/arturo-sandoval-talks-jay-edwards-advance-fridays-show-ferst-center <p></p><p>Jazz Trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval called in to chat with Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones in advance of his Friday performance at the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech.&nbsp; Vivacious, talented and charismatic, Arturo Sandoval has traveled the world with his blend of infectious, mind-blowing jazz, winning Grammy, Billboard and Emmy awards. Born in Cuba in 1949, Sandoval is a protégé of jazz master Dizzy Gillespie and has evolved into one of the world&rsquo;s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:35:19 +0000 Rob Maynard 1141 at http://wclk.com Arturo Sandoval Talks With Jay Edwards In Advance of Friday's Show @ Ferst Center Jazz Tones' Jay Edwards Talks Jazz Roots With Count Basie Jazz Orchestra Director Scotty Barnhart http://wclk.com/post/jazz-tones-jay-edwards-talks-jazz-roots-count-basie-jazz-orchestra-director-scotty-barnhart <p></p><p>Scotty Barnhart, Atlanta native, author and Professor of Jazz Trumpet at Florida State University, is also the the Director of the Count Basie Jazz Orchestra, which performs Wednesday evening as part of the Jazz Roots Series at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.&nbsp; He called in to chat with Jay Edwards, jazz educator and host of Jazz Tones, Saturdays 2p-6p on WCLK.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:47:56 +0000 Rob Maynard 1112 at http://wclk.com Jazz Tones' Jay Edwards Talks Jazz Roots With Count Basie Jazz Orchestra Director Scotty Barnhart Jonathan Butler Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones http://wclk.com/post/jonathan-butler-joins-jay-edwards-jazz-tones <p></p><p>Jonathan Butler is in town May 22 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center as part of the Jazz Roots Series, performing with David Sanborn.&nbsp; The South African guitar and vocal artist is known across the globe for his music and his spirituality.</p><p>Jay Edwards will talk with Butler about his music, his influences, and what fans and newbies alike can expect at the May 22 performance.</p> Sat, 18 May 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Rob Maynard 715 at http://wclk.com Jonathan Butler Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones Eric Person On Jazz Tones http://wclk.com/post/eric-person-jazz-tones <p></p> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 11:47:45 +0000 Rob Maynard 602 at http://wclk.com Eric Person On Jazz Tones Jay Edwards Salutes Hugh Masekela On Jazz Tones http://wclk.com/post/jay-edwards-salutes-hugh-masekela-jazz-tones <p></p><p>In advance of Hugh Masekela's performance tonight at The Rialto Center For the Performing Arts downtown,&nbsp; Jay Edwards will be focusing on the South African horn player, composer, singer and legend on Jazz Tones between 2p-6p.</p><p>Masekela celebrated his 74th birthday this weekend.&nbsp; Tickets are still available, check <a href="https://tickets.rialtocenter.org/Public/">here</a> for more information.</p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 13:33:09 +0000 Rob Maynard 584 at http://wclk.com Jay Edwards Salutes Hugh Masekela On Jazz Tones Jay Edwards Previews Atlanta Jazz Festival Exclusively On Jazz Tones http://wclk.com/post/jay-edwards-previews-atlanta-jazz-festival-exclusively-jazz-tones <p>Drummer E. C.&nbsp; Coleman will be a featured performer at Atlanta's upcoming annual Jazz Festival.&nbsp; He'll stop by on Jazz Tones with Jay Edwards this afternoon.&nbsp;</p><p>In between you can be sure to hear the greatest and the latest in mainstream jazz and latin rhythms that will put pep in your step on your Saturday.</p><p>Don't miss today's musical journey on Jazz Tones, 2p-6p Saturday afternoons on Jazz 91.9 FM, The Jazz Of The City.</p><p>Atlanta Jazz Festival information <a href="http://atlantafestivals.com/">here</a>.</p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:54:02 +0000 Rob Maynard 564 at http://wclk.com A Conversation Between Malcolm X and President Obama: A One Act Play http://wclk.com/post/conversation-between-malcolm-x-and-president-obama-one-act-play <p></p><p>Jay Edwards chatted with playwright and musician Jacqueline Clay Chester on Jazz Tones Saturday.&nbsp; Ms. Chester's play A Conversation Between Malcolm X and President Obama: A One Act Play,&nbsp; will be performed&nbsp; at the Southwest Arts Center March 15-17 at 8pm.</p><p>Chester's play suggests its plot in the title, with Malcom's ghost appearing in the White House and the conversation that ensues between these two transformative African American leaders.</p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 19:01:00 +0000 Rob Maynard 473 at http://wclk.com A Conversation Between Malcolm X and President Obama: A One Act Play Amiri Baraka Stops By WCLK To Discuss Du Bois, The Movement, Django Unchained http://wclk.com/post/amiri-baraka-stops-wclk-discuss-du-bois-movement-django-unchained <p></p><p>Amiri Baraka is one of the most recognized and lauded writers and poets of his generation, and one of the most widely respected and published African American writers this side of James Baldwin.</p><p>Baraka was in Atlanta and at Clark Atlanta University for the CAU History Department's W. E. B. Du Bois and the Wings Of Atlanta 50th Anniversary Commemorative Conference.</p><p>Baraka stopped in to chat with Jay Edwards about the challenges faced by all of those in Africa and throughout the African Diaspora.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:35:22 +0000 Rob Maynard 450 at http://wclk.com Amiri Baraka Stops By WCLK To Discuss Du Bois, The Movement, Django Unchained