Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com en 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 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