Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners may already know Takuya Kuroda from his trumpet playing in Jose James' band. Now Hiroda has his first record out on legendary jazz label Blue Note records. It's called Rising Son, and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Piri Piri and Mala in Serenade To The City, overnights.
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Have you thought about taking your education and career to the next level by attaining a Masters or Doctoral degree?
The Clark Atlanta University Office of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions is hosting an Open House, Workshop and Information Session on Tuesday, March 4th from six until eight pm at the Henderson Student Center.
This is your opportunity to learn more about masters and doctoral programs at Clark Atlanta University and find out how to apply to graduate school.
Those of you who made it to last week's Friday Jazz At The High event with Ike Stubblefield know the power of the mighty Hammond B-3 organ. You won't want to miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR this weekend on WCLK. Show will air at 6:00am Saturday and 7pm Sunday on Atlanta's Jazz Station.
This week's performance features Smith and his trio live at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.
Come join the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development as they host CCRTD Day for the last home game of the basketball season, this Saturday, March 1 from 3pm to 6pm. Make sure you mention keywords, “CCRTD CARES,” for free admission to the game(first 20 people) and possible door prizes! See you this Saturday as the CAU Panthers go head to head with Paine College.
Lady Panthers play at 3pm, with the men's game beginning at 5pm.
It's not too late to be there for tonight's Jazz Roots event at Cobb Energy Peforming Arts Centre, featuring Take Six, Kirk Whalum, Nnena Freelon, Clint Holmes, The Clark Atlanta University Band and Singers and the Ebenezer Church Choir. They will be celebrating the diverse stylings of Albany Georgia's Ray Charles.
Maya Angelou is the honored guest and keynote speaker for the Women 2 Women Conference: Intergenerational Lessons and Legacies. The conference takes place March 1 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Dr. Angelou took the time to chat with Rivablue recently. You can listen to that interview on demand below.
This day-long conference will convene women from across generations; empower attendees to transform their lives, and be a catalyst for change in the home, community and workplace.
Fulton Focus is a monthly presentation of WCLK and the Fulton County Office of Communications. On this month's program host Rob Maynard was joined by Fulton County Fire Chief Larry Few, Transportation Program Manager Victor Robinson, and Office of Aging Program Manager Kenn Vanhoose for a look at how Fulton County Government assisted citizens in during our recent winter storms.
You can find more information about Fulton County Government programs and initiatives by visiting their website here.