Jazz
1:02 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Legendary Keyboardist Ike Stubblefield Joins Jamal Ahmad for Friday Jazz At The High Museum 530p Fri

From Motown to Cee Lo and most places in between, Ohio native Ike Stubblefield's iconic Hammond B-3 keyboard sound abides and endures across scenes and decades.  He plays live for Friday Jazz At The High Museum this Friday, Feb starting at 5:30pm.  WCLK's Jamal Ahmad will be your emcee for Atlanta's best traffic jam escape hatch.

For more information about Stubblefield's amazing career, click here.

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Community Engagement
8:48 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Your Health Connection On Coping With Cancer

L-R Ezell Blues, Tiffany Cochran, JaQuitta Williams, Christal Jordan

JaQuitta Williams was joined last night on Your Health Connection by Tiffany Cochran, Ezell Blues, and Christal Jordan for a roundtable discussion of how to cope with cancer from the perspective of a survivor and a caregiver.

Tiffany Cochran was caregiver for her father Johnny Cochran through his battle with terminal brain cancer.  Ezell Blues is a nine year prostate cancer survivor who is also caring for a teenage son who has leukemia.  Publicist Christal Jordan is an ovarian cancer survivor.

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Arts
3:23 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Stand by Me Features CAU Philharmonic Society, Morehouse, Spelman College Glee Clubs Sunday @11a

Stand by Me Composer and Arranger Stephen M. Lee, Artist In Residence at The Lyke House:The Catholic Center at AUC.

Stand by Me: A Celebration of African-American Song,  features new arrangements of traditional African American spirituals and includes performances by the Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs and the Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society.  This special African American History Month program is produced by WCLK, hosted by Program Director Aaron Cohen and  it features Stephen M. Lee, arranger and composer of the music.

Stand by Me airs on Sunday, February 23 at 11am.

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Jazz
3:07 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz Legacy Gala & Concert

The Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner, tributes and a special serenade by Dianne Reeves. Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert.
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In addition to a special serenade by Dianne Reeves, the Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner and tributes.    Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert.  Reserve your table seats by clicking here.

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Jazz
9:08 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week-Anton Schwartz Flash Mob

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has picked the title track to Anton Schwartz' Flash Mob release to bring on some serious tenor sax riffage to late nights for Atlanta's jazz listeners.

Tim Wilkins at our jazz sister station WBGO in lovely Newark recently wrote an extended piece about Schwartz, you can read that by clicking here.

You can purchase Flash Mob from Amazon and support WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station since 1974, by clicking below:

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Community Engagement
8:48 am
Tue February 18, 2014

JaQuitta Williams, Guests Take Your Calls About Coping With Cancer on Your Health Connection

JaQuitta Williams is the host of Your Health Connection on WCLK. She has an extensive background in broadcast journalism and is a triple negative breast cancer survivor.

Wednesday night at 6pm Jamal skates an hour early and the Cancer Center at Clark Atlanta University presents Your Health Connection, a live talk show about facing up to cancer. 

This month our topic is "coping with cancer" and JaQuitta is joined by guests including Tiffany Cochran, who cared for her father Johnny Cochran through terminal cancer, and Christal Jordan, an ovarian cancer survivor. 

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Jazz
8:27 am
Sat February 15, 2014

Kenny Barron and Dave Holland Light Up JazzSet From NPR, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK

Some WCLK listeners managed to catch Kenny Barron live in November at Spivey Hall.  In case you missed him, be sure to tune in for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR on WCLK Sunday at 7pm.  You'll be glad you did.

For more about JazzSet and Kenny Barron, click here.

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Jazz
2:01 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Black History Month Special: Rufus Reid Honors Sculptress Elizabeth Catlett with “Quiet Pride”

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Tune into Jazz 91.9 WCLK on Sunday,  February 16th at 11:00 a.m. as we air a special musical tribute by Atlanta Native Rufus Reid honoring Sculptress Elizabeth Catlett with “Quiet Pride.”  Each movement of the Reid’s musical salute corresponds to a sculpture by Catlett, the late African American artist whose grandparents on both sides were emancipated slaves. That's this Sunday, February 16th at 11:00 a.m. for “Quite Pride.”  For more information about Reid click here.

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Community Engagement
9:45 am
Sat February 8, 2014

City Of Atlanta Provides Vendor Training, Opportunities To Small Business

The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management is accepting applications for the 2014 Small Business Development Program.  This 12 week training program is designed to train contractors in sewer rehabilitation and construction management.  Graduates of this program will be prepared to bid on and execute work on city authorized projects.  Applications are available online by clicking here, or you can call 404-546-3200.

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Community Engagement
8:35 am
Fri February 7, 2014

CAU, U.S. Department of State Welcome Russian Journalists On Olympic Kickoff

The U. S. Department of State welcomes academic journalists from Russia and particularly Russia's Far East, as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program.  Following visits at the Grady School and Carter Center yesterday, this group will tour Clark Atlanta University and the King Center and historic district today, with stops at CAU-TV 23 and 91.9 FM WCLK.  Welcome to our Russian colleagues as their own country's Olympic moment begins in Sochi.

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