Jazz 91.9 WCLK  39th Anniversary Benefit Concert featured legendary Keyboardist George Duke and renowned Saxophonist Gerald Albright, together for  astounding performances of their original masterpieces.  Duke and Albright set an inviting tone for the evening  which created a spectacular atmosphere for Jazz.  The musicians orchestrated an incredible set list to include some of Duke’s greatest hits like:  No Rhyme, No Reason; Reach For It; Brazilian Love Affair; and Mothership Connection.  And, Albright captivated the audience with his renditions of Ne-Yo’s Champagne Life and Georgia on My Mind; along with his original work Sooki Sooki. 

Jazz
2:02 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week--Dave Brubeck, Tony Bennett

You can hear Serenade To The City Monday through Friday nights from 10p until 2a, featuring ATL's evening jazz soundtrack.  Host Aaron Cohen this week is featuring cuts from the new RPM/Columbia/Legacy release Bennett and Brubeck, The White House Sessions: Live 1962.  This release is a snapshot, a snowglobe capturing a time of Camelot, a time teetering on change between old and new ways.

Read more about the record here.

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Community Engagement
8:56 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Time Is Ours To Use--Get Your Morris Motivation

Success is always earned the hard way, by putting in time.  Having trouble reaching your goals?  Put in some more time.  Get your Morris Motivations, each morning at 7:45, 8:45 and 9:45.  Only from Morris In The Morning, right here on Jazz 91.9 FM The Jazz Of The City.

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Jamal Ahmad, Announcer-The Soul of Jazz  (Mon-Fri 2p-6p)
404-880-9255   jahmad@cau.edu

Morris Baxter, Announcer-Morning Jazz (Mon-Fri 6a-10a), 
404-880-9255   mbaxter@cau.edu

Riva Blue, Announcer-Announcer-Midday Jazz Swing (Mon-Fri 10a-2p)
404-880-9255   gredding@cau.edu

Ray Cobb, Underwriting & Sales Manager
404-880-8017   rcobb@cau.edu

Aaron Cohen, Program Director, Announcer-Serenade To The City
404-880-8296  acohen@cau.edu

Jazz
6:47 am
Sat May 25, 2013

Saxophonist Chris Potter Brings 'The Odyssey' To Jazz Set Sunday 7pm

Dee Dee Bridgewater recently came off the road with the Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour, which features Saxophonist Chris Potter.  Potter steps out as a combo leader with his new release on ECM "The Sirens", which interpolates contemporary straight ahead jazz idiom to tell the musical story of Homer's 8th Century Epic "The Odyssey."

NPR and WBGO captured Potter at the Village Vanguard, playing the new record at its launch.

You can hear this set live Sunday night at 8pm on the Jazz of The City.

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Community Engagement
9:21 am
Fri May 24, 2013

CAU MBA Students Win National Innovation Challenge, Appear on CAU Now on WCLK

Join Desmond Dickerson for CAU Now, airing Saturday morning May 26 at 7:30a just before Tavis.  Desmond will be joined by CAU MBA students Jarvis Robertson and Chris Gladney.  They won a national innovation challenge among graduate business programs nationwide, getting the opportunity to help a Fortune 500 Company re-brand a product line.

Clark Atlanta University can be your source for a career re-boot, with standard sequence and professional MBA degrees.  Find out more by clicking here.

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Jazz
1:40 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Nikki Yanofsky Talks Jazz, Quincy Jones With Nicole Sweeney

Jazz Vocalist Nikki Yanofsky called in to The Midday Jazz Swing to talk about her career and her performance Thursday night May 23 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre as a part of An Evening With Quincy Jones and Friends, a benefit for the American Cancer Society celebrating their 100th birthday.

You can listen to the interview below.

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Community Engagement
11:05 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Keep Jazz Alive

Credit Shed Jackson

WCLK's End of The Fiscal Year Drive June 5-16 will keep Jazz Alive in Atlanta and the World.  Be sure to call in to support your favorite WCLK shows and help us make our goal of providing you with the best, commercial-free jazz on the air and on the internets. 

Click here if you would like to make your secure online contribution now.

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Jazz
10:15 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Jonathan Butler Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones

Jonathan Butler is in town May 22 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center as part of the Jazz Roots Series, performing with David Sanborn.  The South African guitar and vocal artist is known across the globe for his music and his spirituality.

Jay Edwards will talk with Butler about his music, his influences, and what fans and newbies alike can expect at the May 22 performance.

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