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6:47 am
Sat May 25, 2013

Saxophonist Chris Potter Brings 'The Odyssey' To Jazz Set Sunday 7pm

Dee Dee Bridgewater recently came off the road with the Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour, which features Saxophonist Chris Potter.  Potter steps out as a combo leader with his new release on ECM "The Sirens", which interpolates contemporary straight ahead jazz idiom to tell the musical story of Homer's 8th Century Epic "The Odyssey."

NPR and WBGO captured Potter at the Village Vanguard, playing the new record at its launch.

You can hear this set live Sunday night at 8pm on the Jazz of The City.

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Community Engagement
9:21 am
Fri May 24, 2013

CAU MBA Students Win National Innovation Challenge, Appear on CAU Now on WCLK

Join Desmond Dickerson for CAU Now, airing Saturday morning May 26 at 7:30a just before Tavis.  Desmond will be joined by CAU MBA students Jarvis Robertson and Chris Gladney.  They won a national innovation challenge among graduate business programs nationwide, getting the opportunity to help a Fortune 500 Company re-brand a product line.

Clark Atlanta University can be your source for a career re-boot, with standard sequence and professional MBA degrees.  Find out more by clicking here.

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Jazz
1:40 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Nikki Yanofsky Talks Jazz, Quincy Jones With Nicole Sweeney

Jazz Vocalist Nikki Yanofsky called in to The Midday Jazz Swing to talk about her career and her performance Thursday night May 23 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre as a part of An Evening With Quincy Jones and Friends, a benefit for the American Cancer Society celebrating their 100th birthday.

You can listen to the interview below.

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Community Engagement
11:05 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Keep Jazz Alive

Credit Shed Jackson

WCLK's End of The Fiscal Year Drive June 5-16 will keep Jazz Alive in Atlanta and the World.  Be sure to call in to support your favorite WCLK shows and help us make our goal of providing you with the best, commercial-free jazz on the air and on the internets. 

Click here if you would like to make your secure online contribution now.

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Jazz
10:15 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Jonathan Butler Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones

Jonathan Butler is in town May 22 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center as part of the Jazz Roots Series, performing with David Sanborn.  The South African guitar and vocal artist is known across the globe for his music and his spirituality.

Jay Edwards will talk with Butler about his music, his influences, and what fans and newbies alike can expect at the May 22 performance.

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Jazz
10:08 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Join Ovee And WCLK For An Exclusive Esperanza Spalding Screening May 31

WCLK as we kick off June as Black Music Month with a special live performance of Cinnamon Tree by Esperanza Spalding.  This performance of Cinnamon Tree comes from Esperanza's return to the Austin City Limits program on PBS. Esperanza's performance can be viewed via Ovee on May 31 at 1:15pm EDT, and will be moderated by Nicole Sweeney from the Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK. Ovee is the new social screening platform that allows you to participate in a group, watching and discussing your favorite PBS and public television programs.

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Community Engagement
9:15 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Fulton Focus Covers Older Americans, Transitional Housing, and Parks and Rec

Fulton County is your county at your service.  This month on Fulton Focus we discuss Older Americans Month, Fulton County's innovative Springdale Place transitional housing facility for women and their children, and a Summer's worth of great programs from Fulton County Parks and Recreation.

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Jazz
1:08 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Will Goble and Nicole Sweeney Talk Friday Jazz @ The High



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Bassist Will Goble dropped by The Midday Jazz Swing today to talk about this evening's appearance at Friday Jazz At The High Museum.

The High Museum of Art is pleased to present The Will Goble Quartet featuring Gregory Tardy for May's Friday Jazz artists.

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Community Engagement
1:03 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Jazz 91.9 WCLK May Jazzette

In the May issue of the Jazzette: capture your mind with music; Jonathan Butler loves the kids – Jazz in the Classroom; A Live Conversation with Jazz Musician Tia Fuller;  programming highlights, live event listing and more in the Jazzette. Click here.


Be sure to Listen Up! to Jazz 91.9 WCLK now through May 21, 2013 for your chance to win tickets to enjoy an evening with Quincy Jones and Friends on 05/23 8 PM @TheFoxTheatre. 

Community Engagement
2:52 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Your Health Connection With All You Need To Know About Cancer Screening

WCLK and The Cancer Center at Clark Atlanta University present "Cancer Screening 101--Who Needs To Be Screened, When and How" on Your Health Connection on the air Wednesday evening May 15 at 6pm.

Your Health Connection Host Barbara Washington is joined by Dr. Shafiq Khan, Scientific Director of the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.  Also in studio is Dr. Daniel Blumenthal, Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine and Associate Dean for Community Programs at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

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