WCLK is not only Atlanta's home for Jazz for almost 40 years, we are also your home for Jazz Programming from National Public Radio. Each week you hear from Dee Dee Bridgewater on JazzSet, Piano Jazz, with Jon Weber carrying on the legacy of Marian McPartland . In addition we bring you jazz programming from the African American Public Radio Consortium/AAPRC, including The Roots of Smooth with Bobby Jackson and Cafe Jazz with Gene Knight.
You'll never miss a minute of jazz here and around the world by listening to Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.
Jazz Trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval called in to chat with Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones in advance of his Friday performance at the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech. Vivacious, talented and charismatic, Arturo Sandoval has traveled the world with his blend of infectious, mind-blowing jazz, winning Grammy, Billboard and Emmy awards. Born in Cuba in 1949, Sandoval is a protégé of jazz master Dizzy Gillespie and has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn.
WCLK's Community Focus Program is live Saturday morning and on demand here as we touch base with a diverse and dynamic cadre of women of the Atlanta Business League in advance of their Super Tuesday Conference coming up Tuesday, Oct 1 at the Downtown Mariott Marquis.
Rob Maynard is joined by Tiffany Callaway Ferrell, with AGL Resources, Patrise Perkins-Hooker with the Atlanta Beltline and Alisa Clark, an entrepreneurial small business success story for over a decade in Atlanta.
CAU Now on WCLK Saturday morning at 7:30a before Tavis will feature CAU Scholar Athlete Nekesha Whitaker, a finalist for this year's Arthur Ashe Award for the top woman athlete in the NCAA. Whitaker, a two-time SIAC women's cross country champion and four-time SIAC All-Academic and scholar-athlete, was also named this year's recipient of the 2013 Peach of an Athlete Top Female Athlete Award for her commitment to community, athletic and academic excellence.
WCLK listeners and members now hear more jazz daily 6-7pm during ATL's endless evening commute. For our listeners who enjoy listening to Michelle Martin's Tell Me More, you can click here to listen to the program on demand.
The Clark Atlanta University Community today mourns the death of Mrs. Evelyn G. Lowery (CC, '46), who died early this morning, Sept. 26. surrounded by family in her home. Mrs. Lowery suffered a stroke Sept. 18; however, doctors released her from the hospital Wednesday to be with family.
FRESH off the press - Jazz 91.9 WCLK September Jazzette. Atlanta’s Jazz Station gets a makeover; find out who turns 25; calling all new members – Wednesday, October 23 special; Danny Harper – Jazz Profile feature; programming highlights, live event listing and more in this issue. Click here.
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&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.
Scotty Barnhart, Atlanta native, author and Professor of Jazz Trumpet at Florida State University, is also the the Director of the Count Basie Jazz Orchestra, which performs Wednesday evening as part of the Jazz Roots Series at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. He called in to chat with Jay Edwards, jazz educator and host of Jazz Tones, Saturdays 2p-6p on WCLK.