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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.