Anderson shares his "musical memoir" of growing up in 1960s Chicago with a live version of his Sweet Chicago Suite at the Newport Jazz Festival. His scaled-down Pocket Brass Band aims to sound like a full-sized jazz marching band. Dee Dee Bridgewater is your host for NPR's JazzSet, Sunday at 7pm on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.
For more information about JazzSet or to listen on demand, click here.
The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus has you covered on Saturday. Join us at 7a for a special live interactive edition of the program featuring your questions about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Everyone has new rights and responsibilities when it comes to your health insurance, and we're now in the first open enrollment period under ACA.
Joining Kiplyn will be joined in the discussion by Enroll America's Dante McKay, Monica Ponder with the Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority, and Dr. Juan Merayo on behalf of LifeSouth Community Blood Centers.
Najee's latest release is entitled The Morning After. WCLK has brought his music to you from the very beginning. We've literally brought him to Atlanta as well, as he opened our benefit concert featuring George Duke a while back.
WCLK is playing Champs Elysees and San Tropez from the new record, as well as Shinjuku, which is Najee's memorial for his old friend and collaborator George Duke.
Atlanta’s BronzeLens Film Festival is back with five days of interactive programming designed to empower, entertain and educate attendees. This year’s theme "Atlanta: Film Capitol of the South" features an array of expert panelists, workshops, domestic and international film screenings Nov. 6-10, 2013.
Here is a brief rundown of this year’s activities:
Thank You Jazz Lovers and WCLK Members! Thanks to everyone who made a pledge of support during the station's Fall Membership Campaign. By making your contributions to keep Jazz Public Radio alive in Atlanta you have helped sustain everyone you hear each day, from Morris In The Morning or Riva Blue to Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tavis Smiley, The Local Take. You turn us on and offer your support for the best jazz music morning noon and night.
JOIN US! The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is going LOCAL and bringing healthcare information to the community at the WCLK Local Take Community Health Forum sponsored by The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority, LifeSouth Blood Centers and North DeKalb Mall.
Give a treat to Jazz 91.9 WCLK - Atlanta’s Jazz Station. For 39 years, Jazz 91.9 WCLK has spearheaded innovative programming and public affairs initiatives that are vital to communities. WCLK has been at the forefront of delivering the best Jazz programming, news and information and, WCLK’s commitment to the community has never been stronger.
Atlanta Attorney Musa Dan-Fodio is leading an effort to acknowledge human rights around the world and around our neighborhoods. A big part of this effort takes place on Wednesday, October 30 as the Implementing Human Rights Seminar takes place at the State Bar of Georgia, on 104 Marietta Street downtown. Guests will include the honorable Hrair Balian and United Nations Youth Emissary Dikembe Mutombo, representing his foundation.
Jazz 91.9 WCLK is Atlanta's Jazz Station and we're a public radio station, listener-supported. We're in the midst of our Fall Membership Campaign and there are a variety of levels at which you can support Jazz music on the air in Atlanta and across the world via wclk.com. Just call us at 404-880-8807 today and we'll let you know how.
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Fulton County is your county at your service. Fulton Focus is a monthly program on WCLK that is a partnership between Fulton County and Atlanta's Jazz Station that brings the community useful information about Fulton County services, programs, and initiatives.