Community Engagement
5:02 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

WCLK Pre-Drive Spring 2014 New Members Can Go To The Savannah Music Festival On Us!

Some things in life are guaranteed…others automatic. Well listen up, because here’s an automatic guarantee! When you make a gift of support to jazz 91.9 WCLK before Wednesday, March 19th…you’re guaranteed automatic entry into our pre-spring membership campaign giveaway for tickets to the Savannah Music Festival.

One special listener will receive two tickets to Georgia’s largest musical arts event and attend performances by Marcus Roberts, Aaron Diehl, and Cyrus chestnut, Christian sands, and the Christian McBride trio.

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Community Engagement
11:01 am
Sat March 8, 2014

The Local Take Discusses Childhood Sexual Abuse In African American Community

Kiplyn Primus was joined on The Local Take on WCLK by Researcher Ryan T. Day. Day is an African American doctoral student in Counseling Education.  He is studying childhood sexual abuse in the African American community.  Did you know that one in six boys and one in four girls experience some form of sexual abuse?

You can do your part to shatter the silence by taking part in a free, 10-minute online ANONYMOUS research survey on the experiences of African American Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

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Community Engagement
9:39 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Your Health Connection Addresses Colon Cancer

Your Health Connection with JaQuitta Williams on Wednesday, March 12 featured a compelling discussion about colon cancer.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  Our conversation featured your calls.  Our guests included Dan Weeks, a colon cancer survivor, as well as Dr. Mamoud Barrie of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates.

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Jazz
8:58 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Mulgrew Miller Still Swings On JazzSet On WCLK This Weekend

Credit Jean Francois Laberine

Join us for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater  Saturday morning at 6:00a and Sunday evening at 7:00p.  This weekend's program features the last JazzSet appearance of the late pianist Mulgrew Miller and his trio playing a set of jazz classics, including songs from Cole Porter, Charlie Parker, and Thelonius Monk.  Miller passed away in May 2013.

For more information about JazzSet and this weekend's program, click here.

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Business
5:49 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Fonda Smith Has Your Traffic Reports on WCLK, Brought To You By Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead

WCLK's Fonda Smith tries to keep you out of Atlanta's traffic jams, Monday through Friday during Morning Jazz with Morris In The Morning,  and afternoons during the Soul of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad.  Traffic reports on WCLK are made possible in part by Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, a proud supporter of 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

If you would like more information about Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, click here.

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Jazz
11:34 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Takuya Kuroda Rising Son

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners may already know Takuya Kuroda from his trumpet playing in Jose James' band.  Now Hiroda has his first record out on legendary jazz label Blue Note records.  It's called Rising Son, and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Piri Piri and Mala in Serenade To The City, overnights.

For more information about Takuya Kuroda, click here.

You can get a copy of Rising Son, and support 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station by purchasing it from Amazon at the link below:

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Community Engagement
9:44 am
Sat March 1, 2014

CAU Graduate School Open House, Workshop Tue March 4 6-8p

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, March 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. 

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Jazz
8:55 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Dr. Lonnie Smith Grooves The Hammond B-3 This Weekend On JazzSet From NPR on WCLK

Dr. Lonnie Smith
Credit Benedict Smith/courtesy of the artist

Those of you who made it to last week's Friday Jazz At The High event with Ike Stubblefield know the power of the mighty Hammond B-3 organ.  You won't want to miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR this weekend on WCLK.  Show will air at 6:00am Saturday and 7pm Sunday on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

This week's performance features Smith and his trio live at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.

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Community Engagement
2:05 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Saturday's CAU Basketball Finale Is CCRTD Day

Come join the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development as they host CCRTD Day for the last home game of the basketball season, this Saturday, March 1 from 3pm to 6pm. Make sure you mention keywords, “CCRTD CARES,” for free admission to the game(first 20 people) and possible door prizes! See you this Saturday as the CAU Panthers go head to head with Paine College.

Lady Panthers play at 3pm, with the men's game beginning at 5pm.

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Jazz
9:29 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Take Six, Kirk Whalum and Nnena Freelon Celebrate Ray Charles Tonight!

It's not too late to be there for tonight's Jazz Roots event at Cobb Energy Peforming Arts Centre, featuring Take Six, Kirk Whalum, Nnena Freelon, Clint Holmes, The Clark Atlanta University Band and Singers and the Ebenezer Church Choir.  They will be celebrating the diverse stylings of Albany Georgia's Ray Charles.

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