Jamal Ahmad 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 Lira Drops By WCLK, Sprinkles Neo-Soul Fairy Dust, Talks With Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com/post/lira-drops-wclk-sprinkles-neo-soul-fairy-dust-talks-jamal-ahmad <p></p><p>Platinum-selling South African singer/model/actress Lira has already conquered South Africa and much of Europe with her irresistible blend of R&amp;B, Jazz and African styles.&nbsp; She appears tonight in Atlanta at Vinyl at Center Stage as part of a short East-West Coast U.S. tour.</p><p>Lira dropped by to chat with Jamal Ahmad on The Soul of Jazz, and left us all entranced.</p><p></p><p>You can purchase Lira's lates record Rise Again from Amazon via the link below and support WCLK at the same time:</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:25:38 +0000 Rob Maynard 1664 at http://wclk.com Lira Drops By WCLK, Sprinkles Neo-Soul Fairy Dust, Talks With Jamal Ahmad Joey Somerville, Marcell McCoy Headline WCLK Wednesday WindDown May 28 @ Centennial Olympic Park http://wclk.com/post/joey-somerville-marcell-mccoy-headline-wclk-wednesday-winddown-may-28-centennial-olympic-park <p></p><p>Join WCLK for our latest 40th Anniversary Edition Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park Concert Series event on May 28 as we welcome Joey Somerville and Marcell McCoy.&nbsp; This event is open to the public and will feature food and merchandise vendors.&nbsp; Jamal Ahmad will broadcast live all afternoon on The S.O.U.L. of Jazz, and your emcee will be Morris Baxter from Morning Jazz.</p><p>We'll see you at Centennial Olympic Park for Wednesday WindDown 5:30p until 8:00p!</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 13:28:17 +0000 Rob Maynard 1630 at http://wclk.com Joey Somerville, Marcell McCoy Headline WCLK Wednesday WindDown May 28 @ Centennial Olympic Park Friday Jazz At The High Museum Features Louis Herriveaux On Keys http://wclk.com/post/friday-jazz-high-museum-features-louis-herriveaux-keys <p></p><p>Jamal Ahmad is your emcee as Atlanta's High Museum of Art welcomes keyboardist Louis Herriveaux for the May edition of Friday Jazz At The High, May 16 from 5p until 10p.&nbsp; Admission to Friday Jazz is free with your admission to the museum.&nbsp; You can beat the traffic, take in the High's latest exhibits, including the last week of <em>Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door</em>, and dig jazz music from Louis Herriveaux.&nbsp; We don't think there is a better way to spend a Friday evening.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 16:36:39 +0000 Rob Maynard 1608 at http://wclk.com Friday Jazz At The High Museum Features Louis Herriveaux On Keys 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