Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com en Joe Gransden Swings Friday Jazz @ The High Museum, Checks In With Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com/post/joe-gransden-swings-friday-jazz-high-museum-checks-jamal-ahmad <p></p><p>Joe Gransden is the April artist for Friday Jazz At The High Museum.&nbsp; Atlanta's best remedy to Friday traffic jams is to head to Atlanta's great art museum for art and jazz jams.&nbsp; This Friday's event takes place from 5p-10p. &nbsp; WCLK's Jamal Ahmad is your emcee, and Joe Gransden is one of Atlanta's foremost players, singers, bandleaders and arrangers.&nbsp; He's also a friend of WCLK, so we can assure you this will be a great event for the WCLK family.&nbsp; You can also check out the current High Museum exhibits.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:33:34 +0000 Rob Maynard 1559 at http://wclk.com Joe Gransden Swings Friday Jazz @ The High Museum, Checks In With Jamal Ahmad Friday Jazz @ The High Museum With Karla Harris, Hosted By Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com/post/friday-jazz-high-museum-karla-harris-hosted-jamal-ahmad <p></p><p>Swing by Atlanta's High Museum of Art Friday March 21 from 5pm until 10pm for Friday Jazz.&nbsp; You can take in all of the latest exhibits, and catch jazz vocalist Karla Harris and her combo.&nbsp; It's the best way to beat Atlanta's Friday traffic jam.&nbsp; The event is hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.&nbsp; We hope to see you there.</p><p>For more information about Friday Jazz At The High Museum, click <a href="https://www.high.org/Programs/Programs/Events/2014-Events/Friday-Jazz/Karla-Harris.aspx">here</a>.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:19:19 +0000 Rob Maynard 1521 at http://wclk.com Friday Jazz @ The High Museum With Karla Harris, Hosted By Jamal Ahmad Jamal Ahmad Talks "Race" With True Colors Cast http://wclk.com/post/jamal-ahmad-talks-race-true-colors-cast <p></p><p>Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents David Mamet's "Race" at the Southwest Arts Center between now and March 23.&nbsp; Mamet's dialogue, coupled with True Colors acting and direction equals a compelling night out for live theatre.&nbsp; Show leads Tiffany Hobbs and Neal Ghant stopped by to talk about it with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.</p><p></p><p>If you would like to see True Colors production of Race, click <a href="http://www.truecolorstheatre.org/events.cfm?eventid=47">here</a>.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:53:05 +0000 Rob Maynard 1517 at http://wclk.com Jamal Ahmad Talks "Race" With True Colors Cast Fonda Smith Has Your Traffic Reports on WCLK, Brought To You By Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead http://wclk.com/post/fonda-smith-has-your-traffic-reports-wclk-brought-you-mercedes-benz-buckhead <p></p><p>WCLK's Fonda Smith tries to keep you out of Atlanta's traffic jams, Monday through Friday during Morning Jazz with Morris In The Morning,&nbsp; and afternoons during the Soul of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad.&nbsp; Traffic reports on WCLK are made possible in part by Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, a proud supporter of 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.</p><p>If you would like more information about Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, click <a href="http://mercedesofbuckhead.reachlocal.net/">here</a>.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:49:53 +0000 Rob Maynard 1510 at http://wclk.com Fonda Smith Has Your Traffic Reports on WCLK, Brought To You By Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead Regina Carter @ Spivey Hall Saturday Night, Talks Jazz With Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com/post/regina-carter-spivey-hall-saturday-night-talks-jazz-jamal-ahmad <p></p><p>Regina Carter and her Quartet are appearing at acoustically perfect Spivey Hall at Clayton State University Saturday night at 8:15pm.&nbsp; Carter, one of the pre-eminent jazz violinists of her era.</p><p>Her mixtures of classical jazz and international music stylings have attracted listeners and admirers the world over, she received a Macarthur Foundation Genius Grant in 2006.</p><p>Her quartet for the Atlanta performance includes Xavier Davis on piano, Jesse Murphy on bass, and Alvester Garnett on drums.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:15:14 +0000 Rob Maynard 1476 at http://wclk.com Regina Carter @ Spivey Hall Saturday Night, Talks Jazz With Jamal Ahmad 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 WCLK 40th Anniversary Kickoff At Friday Jazz at The High http://wclk.com/post/wclk-40th-anniversary-kickoff-friday-jazz-high <p></p><p>Join WCLK Friday at 5pm for Friday Jazz At The High Museum as we kick off our 40th Anniversary celebration.&nbsp; Jamal Ahmad is your host and The Laura Coyle Quintet is the live entertainment.&nbsp; Your museum admission gains admission to the Friday Jazz, as WCLK begins our year long celebration&nbsp; in recognition of the day in April, 1974 we went on the air bringing Jazz to Atlanta.&nbsp; So skip the Friday traffic jam and join Atlanta's Jazz Station for the celebration.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:41:35 +0000 Rob Maynard 1467 at http://wclk.com WCLK 40th Anniversary Kickoff At Friday Jazz at 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 Dave Koz Chats Up WCLK In Advance of Christmas Tour Dec 2 At Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre http://wclk.com/post/dave-koz-chats-wclk-advance-christmas-tour-dec-2-cobb-energy-performing-arts-centre <p></p><p>Dave Koz and Jamal Ahmad caught up this week and discussed Koz's upcoming appearance at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre December 2.</p><p>Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013 is an uplifting, high-energy show the whole family will love. Get into the holiday spirit as some of music's biggest names jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites, led by multi-Grammy nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:13:47 +0000 Rob Maynard 1306 at http://wclk.com Dave Koz Chats Up WCLK In Advance of Christmas Tour Dec 2 At Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Steve Dancz Sextet Swings The High Museum for Friday Jazz TODAY@5:00p http://wclk.com/post/steve-dancz-sextet-swings-high-museum-friday-jazz-today500p <p></p><p>Stay outta that traffic jam and swing by Atlanta's High Museum for the latest edition of Friday Jazz At The High.&nbsp; This month's event features the Steve Dancz Sextet and your emcee Jamal Ahmad.&nbsp; You can stroll current exhibits in the Wieland Pavillion Galleries and get your live jazz on at the same time.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:09:35 +0000 Rob Maynard 1283 at http://wclk.com Steve Dancz Sextet Swings The High Museum for Friday Jazz TODAY@5:00p