Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta’s Jazz Station celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a very special evening performance, Give Me the Night with George Benson on Friday, May 9, 8:00 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.
Redefining the world of music by garnering the first platinum Jazz album, Benson builds a connection with audiences through his iconic guitar riffs and compelling vocals. The Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Benefit Concert will feature trademark hits, classics and songs from Benson’s new album, Inspiration.
Sunday afternoon February 9 from 2-5pm is the time and CAU's Trevor Arnett Hall is the place for Ascending Yellow at the Clark Atlanta University Galleries. This festive celebration of great visual and spoken word arts will feature an auction of internationally renowned artwork with proceeds going towards the historic permanent collection at CAU. Broadway and television actress Lisa Arrindell Anderson will emcee.
The Clark Atlanta University Galleries are located in Trevor Arnett Hall on the CAU Campus.
WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added "Beautiful Life," the new release from singer Dianne Reeves to the WCLK rotation. You'll hear several evocative cover songs on this release, including Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams".
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Don't miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK following The Savannah Music Festival Live. This week's program is some great, evocative mainstream jazz from the Tootie Heath Trio and Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts. For more information on JazzSet, click here.
Friday, February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. There are a number of events taking place in and around Atlanta, including an event at Greenbriar Mall Friday afternoon.
As part of WCLK's Fulton Focus program we were joined by Fulton County Health Department Official Veronica Hartwell, and Dazon Dixon Diallo, founder of Sister Love. Sister Love was founded in Atlanta in 1989 and is a volunteer group of women interested in educating Atlanta, and especially communities of women, about AIDS prevention, self-help and safer sex techniques.
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, February 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.
Join WCLK at Thursday night's Jazz Roots Presented By Kia Series concert featuring Aaron Neville and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band incorporates Funk and Bebop into the traditional New Orleans style, extending the music from the Big Easy into the 21st century. Multi-Grammy winner Aaron Neville has moved seamlessly back and forth between solo work and his role in the first family of New Orleans music, the Neville Brothers. Come join us for a 40-year celebration of this master's career.
Join us for the Tavis Smiley Show Saturday morning at 8am as Tavis previews next week's State of The Union Address from President Obama. Tavis will also talk with Morehouse School of Medicine President Emeritus Dr. Louis Sullivan about his new biography "Breaking Ground-My Life In Medicine."
For more about The Tavis Smiley Radio Show, click here.
Multi-instrumentalist T. K. Blue first learned to play tenor sax from Billy Mitchell, whose propulsive playing drove combos for both Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. In the years since, T. K. Blue, aka Talib Kibwe has worked with a whose who of straight ahead jazz including stints with Yusef Lateef, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand.
His new release is called A Warm Embrace. WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen has pulled the title track and When Sunny Gets Blue for some spins on Serenade To The City, Atlanta's Overnight Jazz Soundtrack(Mon-Fri 10p-2a).