Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre http://wclk.com en WCLK 40th Anniversary Gala, George Benson Slideshows http://wclk.com/post/wclk-40th-anniversary-gala-george-benson-slideshows <p></p><p>Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for our 40th Anniversary Gala Event and also the George Benson concert that took place afterwards.</p><p>Click <a href="http://wclk.com/jazz-919-wclk-40th-anniversary-jazz-legacy-awards-wdiannne-reeves">here</a> for a slideshow of photos taken during the Gala dinner and special intimate performance featuring Diane Reeves.&nbsp; Click <a href="http://wclk.com/george-benson-jazz-919-wclk-40th-anniversary-concert">here</a> for a slideshow of photos taken during the George Benson performance.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 12:19:51 +0000 Rob Maynard 1613 at http://wclk.com WCLK 40th Anniversary Gala, George Benson Slideshows Take Six, Kirk Whalum and Nnena Freelon Celebrate Ray Charles Tonight! http://wclk.com/post/take-six-kirk-whalum-and-nnena-freelon-celebrate-ray-charles-tonight <p></p><p>It's not too late to be there for tonight's Jazz Roots event at Cobb Energy Peforming Arts Centre, featuring Take Six, Kirk Whalum, Nnena Freelon, Clint Holmes, The Clark Atlanta University Band and Singers and the Ebenezer Church Choir.&nbsp; They will be celebrating the diverse stylings of Albany Georgia's Ray Charles.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:29:44 +0000 Rob Maynard 1505 at http://wclk.com Take Six, Kirk Whalum and Nnena Freelon Celebrate Ray Charles Tonight! Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz Legacy Gala & Concert http://wclk.com/post/jazz-919-wclk-40th-anniversary-jazz-legacy-gala-concert <p>In addition to a special serenade by Dianne Reeves, the Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner and tributes. &nbsp;&nbsp; Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert.&nbsp; Reserve your table seats by<a href="http://205.129.191.141/alleg/WebModule/Donate.aspx?P=GALA40&amp;PAGETYPE=PLG&amp;CHECK=IW13MNNPfGhPc9VyUZ%2bQihiCxtaFReuS"> clicking here</a>.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:07:55 +0000 Shed Jackson 1492 at http://wclk.com Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz Legacy Gala & Concert WCLK 40th Anniversary Celebration "Give Me The Night" With George Benson Friday May 9 http://wclk.com/post/wclk-40th-anniversary-celebration-give-me-night-george-benson-friday-may-9 <p></p><p>Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta’s Jazz Station celebrates its 40th Anniversary with&nbsp; a very special evening performance, Give Me the Night with George Benson on Friday, May 9, 8:00 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.&nbsp;</p><p>Redefining the world of music by garnering the first platinum Jazz album, Benson builds a connection with audiences through his iconic guitar riffs and compelling vocals.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Benefit Concert will feature trademark hits, classics and songs from Benson’s new album, Inspiration.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:18:31 +0000 Rob Maynard 1484 at http://wclk.com WCLK 40th Anniversary Celebration "Give Me The Night" With George Benson Friday May 9 Aaron Neville, Dirty Dozen Brass Band Bring New Orleans To Atlanta This Week http://wclk.com/post/aaron-neville-dirty-dozen-brass-band-bring-new-orleans-atlanta-week <p></p><p>Join WCLK at Thursday night's Jazz Roots Presented By Kia Series concert featuring Aaron Neville and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.</p><p>The Dirty Dozen Brass Band incorporates Funk and Bebop into the traditional New Orleans style, extending the music from the Big Easy into the 21st century. Multi-Grammy winner Aaron Neville has moved seamlessly back and forth between solo work and his role in the first family of New Orleans music, the Neville Brothers. Come join us for a 40-year celebration of this master's career.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:59:52 +0000 Rob Maynard 1478 at http://wclk.com Aaron Neville, Dirty Dozen Brass Band Bring New Orleans To Atlanta This Week 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 Sergio Mendes Talks Brazilian Music, Oct 26 "A Night In Rio" Jazz Roots Event http://wclk.com/post/sergio-mendes-talks-brazilian-music-oct-26-night-rio-jazz-roots-event <p>The legendary Sergio Mendes hits ATL next week as part of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Jazz Roots Series &quot;A Night In Rio&quot; concert on Saturday night October 26.&nbsp; He called in to chat with Jamal Ahmad recently about his music, and this fascinating tour.</p><p>Brazilian Music is based on its indigenous Indian, African and European roots. The rhythms were refined in the 1950&rsquo;s by composers João Gilberto, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Dori Caymmi.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:01:23 +0000 Rob Maynard 1194 at http://wclk.com Sergio Mendes Talks Brazilian Music, Oct 26 "A Night In Rio" Jazz Roots Event WCLK teams up with Jazz Roots for Jazz in the Classroom featuring Janis Siegel http://wclk.com/post/wclk-teams-jazz-roots-jazz-classroom-featuring-janis-siegel <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Hillgrove High School students participated in Jazz in the Classroom yesterday featuring jazz vocalist Janis Siegel. The two-hour program chronicles Jazz history and its significance to pop, R&amp;B and hip-hop music. The assembly was presented on behalf of Cobb Energy Centre’s Foundation ArtsBridge program and Atlanta’s jazz station, Jazz 91.9 WCLK.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:24:13 +0000 Ray Cobb 1116 at http://wclk.com WCLK teams up with Jazz Roots for Jazz in the Classroom featuring Janis Siegel Kevin Mahogany Talks Jazz Roots With Riva Blue http://wclk.com/post/kevin-mahogany-talks-jazz-roots-riva-blue <p></p><p>Vocalist Kevin Mahogany is on the line, talking to Midday Jazz's Riva Blue about his upcoming turn Wednesday, September 25 at Cobb Energy Performance Centre's Jazz Roots Series Tribute To Ella, Joe and Basie.&nbsp; Count Basie’s music, characterized by a blues-steeped jumping beat and contrapuntal piano accents, was a showcase for top-singers. This show honors two great singers whose performances with the Count reached legendary proportions.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:08:56 +0000 Rob Maynard 1098 at http://wclk.com Kevin Mahogany Talks Jazz Roots With Riva Blue