Guitarist Earl Klugh returns to the Ferst Center For The Arts at Georgia Tech on Saturday, April 12, with a Night Of Guitars that includes solo, duo and trio performances with fellow guitarists Chuck Loeb and Norman Brown.
Klugh's latest record is Handpicked, a collection of his favorite cover songs. Klugh and WCLK's Jay Edwards chatted recently about the record, the upcoming Atlanta performance, and his role as an artist inside and outside of jazz.
Atlanta will play host to this year's UNCF An Evening of Stars and the performance lineup is nothing less than spectacular. Grammy-winning artist Jill Scott will headline along with R&B legends, The Isley Brothers. Also scheduled to perform is gospel superstar Ty Tribbett, R&B newbies Sevyn Streeter and August Alsina, soul music artist Alice Smith and YouTube sensation, Spoken Reason. Actor Anthony Anderson is back as the host.
April is National Poetry Month and Jazz 91.9 WCLK and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Department of English presents a poetry competition for poets ages 18 and up. Poets are invited to submit original poetry on topics ranging from the joy of being alive to commentary about social and political issues. Do you want to praise someone; heal a broken heart with your words; or, celebrate the future? Submit your poetry now through Friday, April 18, 5:00 p.m. to: CAUPoetryContest@cau.edu
WCLK, Clark Atlanta University, Verizon Wireless, and the Partnership Against Domestic Violence(PADV) began a compelling monthly series of radio programs designed to bring about healthy, violence free relationships. The Call To True Beauty's debut program featured Host Daphne Walker talking with Jennifer Bivins, President and CEO of The Georgia Network To End Sexual Assault(GNESA). April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month nationwide, and Walker and Bivins took several calls from a wide range of people with questions and experience with this issue.
Take Saxophonist Dave Koz, mix in Mindy Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot and what do you have? A contemporary jazz tour de force, Dave Koz & Friends. You're hearing it a lot these days throughout the day on WCLK.
PD Aaron Cohen is calling it this week's Serenade To The City Pick of The Week. You can catch Serenade To The City, Atlanta's late night jazz soundtrack, Monday-Friday 10pm-2am.
SCLC Women celebrate their 35th Drum Major For Justice Gala Friday night April 4. This year's event honors the legacy of Dr. Evelyn G. Lowery, their organizational founder. SCLS Women Interim President Scarlet Pressley Brown joined Kiplyn Primus on The Local Take on WCLK to talk about SCLC Women and the great women being honored at the Gala, including Michelle Obama(who will not appear in person) and Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin.
Join Atlanta's Partnership Against Domestic Violence President and CEO Daphne Walker for the debut of a compelling new live talk program on WCLK, "The Call To True Beauty." Airing for the first time on Wednesday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m. on WCLK, The Call To True Beauty will examine the many issues involving dating and domestic violence in the community, with the idea of helping build healthy, violence-free relationships.
The Call To True Beauty is a live, interactive talk program that deals with the issues of dating and domestic violence in our community. The program airs on the first Wednesday each month from 6p-7p on WCLK. It is a joint production of WCLK, Clark Atlanta University, and Verizon Wireless.
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!