WCLK will be there live Tuesday May 7 during the Midday Jazz Swing as the Atlanta Business League(ABL) celebrates their 35th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon honoring Renee Lewis Glover, CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority.
The event will start at 11:30am at the Hyatt Regency Downtown-Atlanta.
Each year the ABL recognizes chief executive officers for outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community activities. This year’s “Ceo of the Year” is Atlanta Housing Authority CEO Renee Lewis Glover
If you've ever seen a media image depicting black and brown women in violent or demeaning manner and wished things could change, Michaela Angela Davis' Bury The Ratchet Campaign might be something you're interested in. She stopped by The S.O.U.L. Of Jazz and talked about the campaign and her attempts to help women lift each other up in the face of media images that constantly put them down.
You can check out more about Michaela Angela Davis by clicking here.
Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell will hold his 14th semi-annual College Prep Series (CPS) Saturday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The series is being hosted by Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, Atlanta, Georgia 30310.
The spring 2013 College Prep Series scores back session is Thursday, May 15th from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.
In your car, home or office - tune into Midday Jazz Swing with Nicole Sweeney, weekdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM for an eclectic mix of mainstream jazz fused with familiar tunes, standards, vocals and Atlanta based Jazz artists. That's The Midday Jazz Swing with Nicole Sweeney, weekdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
Click here to preview the April Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 WCLK monthly newsletter. Jazz 91.9 celebrates April; winner of the Spring 2013 membership campaign grand prize - Golf and Safari South African Excursion; meet us at the ABL CEO Appreciation Luncheon – live broadcast; music and event listing; and, more.
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CAU Now returns to WCLK Saturday morning at 7:30 before The Tavis Smiley Show. Your host is Desmond Dickerson and he will be talking with Dr. Valerie Otero-Marah, a cutting edge cancer researcher whose story has taken her from Kenya to Europe to one of the leading research facilities in America.
Jazz Vocalist Alexandra Jackson stopped by The S.O.U.L. Of Jazz recently to catch up with Jamal Ahmad and talk about her her debut release From The Start. Jackson is an accomplished vocalist with stops along with way including Jazz At Lincoln Center, the University of Miami Jazz Program, and a backup vocal stint with Gloria Estafan.
Jackson, who is the youngest daughter of Atlanta's late transformative Mayor Maynard Jackson and Valerie Jackson, arranged and produced the record herself, which is steeped in the Brazilian music that moves her the most.
Nicole Sweeney is joined on the Midday Jazz Swing today at noon by the Honorable Judge Brenda H. Cole for a discussion about the CAU Guild and it's annual fundraiser Jazz Under The Stars, coming up May 4 with Ramsey Lewis on the CAU Campus. You can hear their chat on demand at the end of this post.
The CAU Guild has provided over $1.8 million to fund scholarships for students over the years. Some 1,000 people are expected to attend this year's event, which takes place at 7pm in the Harkness Quadrangle on campus.
Tune in Sunday evening at 7pm for an amazing set by Terri Lyne Carrington as she and her band tear through a mondern re-imagining of the 1962 collaboration between Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach called Money Jungle.
Jazz 91.9 WCLK is your home for NPR Jazz, including JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Saturday mornings at six, Sunday evenings at 7pm.