Variety Playhouse 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 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