Legendary saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter is celebrating his 80th birthday by touring with a quartet including Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade, in conjunction with Shorter's new record Without A Net. They appear at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University downtown on Saturday, April 5.
Click here to preview the Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 WCLK newsletter, March issue – celebrate 40 with us - serenade w/ Dianne Reeves + mesmerize w/ George Benson = May 9 @cobbenergypac#WCLK40 Also in this issue, Wednesday WindDown in April - performers revealed; membership in March…Programming highlights, live event listing and more. ENJOY!
Just call 404-880-8807 during our Spring Membership Campaign and you will be entered for our grand prize drawing for a VIP ticket and accommodation package to attend the 2014 Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City April 23-27.
Vip package for two (2) that includes: two (2) vip tickets to the entire four (4) day festival,vip parking pass and four (4) night stay/accomodations at the Seychelles Beach Resort - a beautiful gulf-front condominium.
CAU Now on March 22 featured Interim Clark Atlanta University Vice President for Institutional Advancement and University Relations Trisa Long Paschal, who shared her vision for a strong and sustainable future for one of America's great HBCUs. You can listen to that conversation on demand here.
Saturday's Smart N Up Conference features a solution focussed discussion centered toward conquering social injustice within the community. It will be hosted by Tavis Smiley, but the focus is on bringing young people together to generate their own solutions for endemic poverty and inequality.
Swing by Atlanta's High Museum of Art Friday March 21 from 5pm until 10pm for Friday Jazz. You can take in all of the latest exhibits, and catch jazz vocalist Karla Harris and her combo. It's the best way to beat Atlanta's Friday traffic jam. The event is hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad. We hope to see you there.
For more information about Friday Jazz At The High Museum, click here.
Support Atlanta's only Jazz Public Radio Station during our Spring Membership Campaign. Call 404-880-8807 during our live pledge programming, or click at the top of this page on the Support This Station.
Fulton Focus is a production of WCLK and Fulton County Communications. This month on Fulton Focus we feature Rholanda Stanberry with a discussion of the upcoming Vendor Opportunity Day March 27. Ericka Davis discusses the upcoming Fulton County Citizen's University. Fulton County Director of Registration and Elections Richard Barron discusses the registration deadline (April 21) and early voting opportunities in the upcoming May 20 Primary Election. And in honor of March being Nutrition Month, Fulton County Registered Dietician Rachel Agnew stops by to talk about making healthy choices
What do Daft Punk, Foreplay, Michael Jackson, Beyonce and Eric Clapton have in common? They all relied on the deft bass of Nathan East to drive their songs and hits. East has his own, self-titled record out right now. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has named it his Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week.
You'll hear Daft Funk, among others, as you stay tuned to Atlanta's Jazz Station.
You can support WCLK by purchasing Nathan East's new record below:
Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents David Mamet's "Race" at the Southwest Arts Center between now and March 23. Mamet's dialogue, coupled with True Colors acting and direction equals a compelling night out for live theatre. Show leads Tiffany Hobbs and Neal Ghant stopped by to talk about it with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.
If you would like to see True Colors production of Race, click here.