Jazz Tones http://wclk.com en Jay Edwards Welcomes Lenny White, Letizia Gambi To Jazz Tones On WCLK http://wclk.com/post/jay-edwards-welcomes-lenny-white-letizia-gambi-jazz-tones-wclk <p></p><p>Jay Edwards was joined on Jazz Tones July 12 by both the legendary Lenny White and Letizia Gambi.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Here's what Gambi's website says by way of introduction:</p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><b>INTRODUCING LETIZIA GAMBI"</b> is the title of the debut recording by vocalist <strong>Letizia Gambi</strong>, a project conceived and developed with one of the most acclaimed musicians recording today, jazz drummer, producer, and multi <b>Grammy Award</b> winner, <strong>Lenny White</strong>.</span></p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:00:53 +0000 Rob Maynard 1690 at http://wclk.com Jay Edwards Welcomes Lenny White, Letizia Gambi To Jazz Tones On WCLK Jay Edwards Talks M'Boom with Joe Chambers On Jazz Tones on WCLK http://wclk.com/post/jay-edwards-talks-mboom-joe-chambers-jazz-tones-wclk <p></p><p>Legendary drummer Joe Chambers fronts the latest iteration of Max Roach's&nbsp; amazing percussion ensemble called M'Boom, appearing 6/14@8p at the Rich Theatre at the Woodruff Arts Center at 8pm.</p><p><strong>Jay Edwards on Joe Chambers:</strong></p><p><em>Joe Chambers-- drummer, composer, vibraphonist and educator has performed with numerous icons in Jazz. &nbsp;A native of Philadelphia and former drummer with Max Roach, Chambers appears in M'Boom.&nbsp;</em></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:23:58 +0000 Rob Maynard 1654 at http://wclk.com Jay Edwards Talks M'Boom with Joe Chambers On Jazz Tones on WCLK Jay Edwards Talks With Ahmad Jamal http://wclk.com/post/jay-edwards-talks-ahmad-jamal <p></p><p>Ahmad Jamal makes a much-anticipated return to Atlanta headlining the 2014 Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park Sunday night, May 25.&nbsp; His most recent release <strong><em>Saturday Morning</em></strong> shows him to be as relevant, rhythmic and melodic as ever over the course of a career that goes back five decades.</p><p>Jamal spoke with Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones Saturday afternoon to catch up with Atlanta and talk about his upcoming Memorial Day Weekend performance.</p><p></p><p>Jay's biographical notes on Ahmad Jamal go as follows:</p> Sat, 17 May 2014 15:23:08 +0000 Rob Maynard 1618 at http://wclk.com Jay Edwards Talks With Ahmad Jamal Dave Bass, Jazz Musician and California Deputy Attorney General, Guests on Jazz Tones http://wclk.com/post/dave-bass-jazz-musician-and-california-deputy-attorney-general-guests-jazz-tones <p> From Jazz Tones' Jay Edwards comes words--"Dave Bass is an extraordinary individual who has co-branded himself as&nbsp; Deputy State Attorney General of California and a Jazz Pianist who leaves a indelible footprint in Jazz, Latin Jazz and Blues. He attended Berklee School of Music in Boston and left after few months to study with the famed Madame Margaret Charloff. He also studied composition with George Russell."&nbsp;</p><p>Jay Edwards and Dave Bass will talk on Jazz Tones today about his career in jazz and as California Deputy Attorney General in Civil Rights Enforcement.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:35:01 +0000 Rob Maynard 1564 at http://wclk.com Dave Bass, Jazz Musician and California Deputy Attorney General, Guests on Jazz Tones 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 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 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 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