Throughout February you can count on Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK to bring you some of the very best programming depicting the African American journey in America.

Sunday Mornings at 11am throughout the month we will feature special long-form programming that will enlighten and entertain.

Sunday, February 9 @ 11:00am--Feeling Good-The Nina Simone Story: Told by her daughter, vocalist Lisa  Simone Kelly, Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story is a touching, intimate look at life, work and genius of jazz composer, pianist,  vocalist and civil rights activist Nina Simone.

Science
10:20 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Dr. Andrew Jimmerson On Woman To Woman On WCLK

Dr. Andrew Jimmerson joined Fonda Smith Saturday morning January 26 for an edition of Woman To Woman on WCLK.  Jimmerson's practice,  Advanced Plastic Surgery Solutions, is Atlanta’s newest plastic surgery practice specializing in the latest techniques for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Jimmerson is a graduate of Morehouse, with a medical degree from Case Western University.  He did his residency in plastic surgery at the Ohio State University Medical Center.  He is currently the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Jazz
10:37 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Morris Motivations Weekdays @ 745 845 945a "The Wheel Of Fortune"

Morris Baxter

If you missed Morris In The Morning on WCLK you missed today's motivation, called "The Wheel Of Fortune."  You can hear it on demand here.

Here Morris Baxter's Motivations each weekday morning @ 745 845 and 945 a.  Exclusively on Jazz 91.9 FM The Jazz of the City, Jazz All Over Stronger Than Ever.

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Arts
2:14 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Friday Jazz At The High Museum Features Melvin Jones, Hosted By Nicole Sweeney

Trumpeter Melvin Jones is joining Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz At The High Museum Friday, January 18 at 5pm.  Jones will be joined by Saxophonist Mace Hibbard, Bassist Marc Miller, Louis Heriveaux on piano, and Marvin Patton on drums.

Jones has played with everyone from TLC to Quincy Jones, Erykah Badu to Stevie Wonder, and most everyone in between.  He's a Morehouse graduate and spent time there as Interim Director of Bands and Instrumental Studies.   In recent years he has toured with Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family

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Arts
12:26 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Robert Glasper Checks In With Nicole Sweeney On The Midday Jazz Swing

Atlanta is like a second home to Grammy-nominated Pianist Robert Glasper.  He took time away today from recording and writing sessions in the ATL to talk a few minutes with Nicole Sweeney on The Midday Jazz Swing on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

He's in town working on sessions with Lil' Jon Roberts and Russell Gunn, and is writing material for the upcoming Chaka Khan album he will be producing, as well as the follow up to Black Radio, tentatively titled Black Radio Volume 2.

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On the Importance of Jazz

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Opening Address to the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival:

Arts
9:36 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Terreon Gully, Marc Cary, and Andre Heyward Talk Jazz With Jamal Ahmad

Terreon Gully @ Apache Cafe, Atlanta 1/4/13

Jamal Ahmad(The S.O.U.L. of Jazz) was joined by young lions drummer Terreon Gully, trombonist Andre Hayward & pianist Marc Cary to talk about their involvement in the Jazz Education Network Conference and also to discuss the future of jazz music. Collectively, the three have played with the likes of Sting, Dianne Reeves, Abbey Lincoln, Betty Carter, Lauryn Hill and many others. It was a conversation that shed light on the perspectives of active jazz musicians and the changes that need to be made to ensure this music thrives in the 21st century.

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InRoads Provides Paid Corporate Internships
12:33 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

WCLK Profiles Features INROADS

CAU Student Arlena Gillespie and INROADS CEO Forest T. Harper, Jr.

This week on WCLK Profiles we'll feature INROADS, an organization dedicated to providing outstanding, diverse paid interns to America's largest corporations, providing a way into the boardrooms of tomorrow to today's minority communities.

Our guests will include INROADS President and CEO Forest T. Harper, Jr., and Clark Atlanta University Student Arlena Gillespie, who is currently working on an INROADS internship with Met Life in Atlanta.

For more information about INROADS, you can visit their website here.

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Marilyn Geewax is a senior editor, assigning and editing business radio stories. She also serves as the national economics correspondent for the NPR web site, and regularly discusses economic issues on Tell Me More and Here & Now.

Her work contributed to NPR's 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award for hard news for "The Foreclosure Nightmare." Geewax also worked on the foreclosure-crisis coverage that was recognized with a 2009 Heywood Broun Award.

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