Community Engagement
12:29 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Implementing Human Rights Seminar In ATL October 30

Dikembe Mutombo

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.

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Community Engagement
7:15 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Call 404-880-8807 To Support WCLK Today!

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.

We're taking your pledges live 7a-9p.  After hours or any time you can make your pledge safely and securely online by clicking here.  Thanks for your support!

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Community Engagement
9:31 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Fulton Focus Updates On Voting, Obamacare, Parenting Skills

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. 

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Jazz
12:38 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Join Kevin Bales and Emcee Jamal Ahmad For Friday Jazz At The High Museum

Kevin Bales on piano means solid jazz music.  He plays this evening at Atlanta's High Museum as part of the Friday Jazz At The High series, hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.  The event kicks off at 5:00pm and goes until 10pm and is your perfect excuse to sit out the traffic jam, dig some jazz, and take in the High's current and permanent art exhibits, including Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney.  Kevin stopped by WCLK this week to chat with Jamal about Friday Jazz at the High and what he's been working on musically.

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Community Engagement
11:08 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Jazzette - October Issue Nine v. Six

In observance of…; highlights from the show;  how you can help sustain the legacy of Jazz; takin’ The Local Take LOCAL; programming highlights, live event listing and more in the October issue of the Jazzette. Click here. ENJOY!

Community Engagement
1:06 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Your Health Connection Discusses Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Your Health Connection on WCLK featured a timely and important discussion of triple negative breast cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  In a fascinating twist for listeners, our host JaQuitta Williams was also the guest survivor featured on the program.   She is a survivor of this particularly tough form of the disease, which disproportionately affects young people and African Americans.

JaQuitta was joined by leading Atlanta Surgeon Dr. Rogsbert Phillips-Reed, who operated on her and has helped many Atlantans through the ordeal of breast cancer over the years.

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Jazz
4:01 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Sergio Mendes Talks Brazilian Music, Oct 26 "A Night In Rio" Jazz Roots Event

The legendary Sergio Mendes hits ATL next week as part of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Jazz Roots Series "A Night In Rio" concert on Saturday night October 26.  He called in to chat with Jamal Ahmad recently about his music, and this fascinating tour.

Brazilian Music is based on its indigenous Indian, African and European roots. The rhythms were refined in the 1950’s by composers João Gilberto, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Dori Caymmi.

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Jazz
2:12 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Hear Trombone Shorty's New Release Say That To Say This On WCLK

One of the very best new releases out right now is Trombone Shorty’s “Say That to Say This” on Verve Records. WCLK is currently playing Shortyville , Long Weekend, and Be My Lady throughout the day for your New Orleans pleasure.

Purchase the new record from Amazon via the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go to listener supported Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

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Community Engagement
1:55 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

WCLK and Your Health Connection Remember Ralph C. T. Franklin

Ralph C. T. Franklin

WCLK and our partners at the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic development are mourning the loss of our friend and  courageous advocate for prostate cancer awareness Ralph C. T. Franklin.  On Sunday, October 13, Franklin died from complications due to prostate cancer.  He was 62.  

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