Jazz
11:37 am
Fri May 30, 2014

WCLK Pick of The Week, Cindy Bradley's Bliss

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Cindy Bradley's Bliss to the station's rotation, particularly playing the cut Riverside Jive.  Bradley cites her major influences in jazz as fellow-trumpet players Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan and Blue Mitchell. When she is not touring or playing at jazz festivals, she works as a public elementary school band teacher in New Jersey.

For more information about Cindy Bradley, click here.

You can purchase a copy of Bliss at the Amazon link below and support WCLK at the same time.

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Community Engagement
11:31 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Rivablue Remembers Dr. Maya Angelou

Rivablue, host of The Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK, interviewed Dr. Maya Angelou on air in February, in advance of one of Dr. Angelou's final public appearances.  She shares her thoughts on what is a difficult day for her and for many of us around the world who have been inspired by Angelou:

As I received the news of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing I struggled to hold back the tears. I was going on the air in less than 3 minutes.

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Jazz
10:45 am
Wed May 28, 2014

17th Annual Duke Pearson, James Patterson Summer Jazz Camp June 9-13

Duke Pearson

The 17th Annual Duke Pearson and James Hardy Patterson Foundation, Incorporated Summer Jazz Camp takes place June 9-13 from 10a-4p at the Park Street Music and Art Complex located on the campus of Clark Atlanta University.  This summer jazz camp offers elementary, middle and high school students a variety of approaches to jazz.  For registration information about this year's camp, contact 404-880-8208.

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Community Engagement
9:55 am
Wed May 28, 2014

CAU Graduate School Open House June 3

Are you ready to pursue your masters or doctorate degree?  Clark Atlanta University’s Office of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, June 3 from 6 to 8pm.  This Open House will be located on the 2 floor of the Henderson Student Center in the Multipurpose Room. 

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Jazz
9:28 am
Sat May 24, 2014

Joey Somerville, Marcell McCoy Headline WCLK Wednesday WindDown May 28 @ Centennial Olympic Park

Join WCLK for our latest 40th Anniversary Edition Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park Concert Series event on May 28 as we welcome Joey Somerville and Marcell McCoy.  This event is open to the public and will feature food and merchandise vendors.  Jamal Ahmad will broadcast live all afternoon on The S.O.U.L. of Jazz, and your emcee will be Morris Baxter from Morning Jazz.

We'll see you at Centennial Olympic Park for Wednesday WindDown 5:30p until 8:00p!

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Community Engagement
8:24 am
Sat May 24, 2014

Fulton Focus Features Aviation Cultural Center, Voter Registration, Pool Safety

Fulton County is your government at your service.  This month on Fulton Focus we discuss the new Aviation Community Cultural Center, opening at Charlie Brown Airport June 19, after a delay.  We're joined by Director Robin Williams to discuss it.  What's required in order to vote in elections in Fulton County?  Ericka Davis has the basics.  And Malcom Saunders with Fulton County Environmental Health Services has the do's and don'ts of Summertime pool safety.

Fulton Focus is a production and partnership between Fulton County Government and WCLK.

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Community Engagement
12:59 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 WCLK newsletter - MAY Issue

Credit Shed Jackson

#JazzUp with  the Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 #WCLK40 newsletter,  May issue – highlights from the #WCLK40 Jazz Legacy Gala and Concert; Run For You, Run For Them, Run For Us – 5 K Run/Walk; answer THE CALL TO TRUE BEAUTY – check out staff music picks; live event listing and more in this issue.  Click here -  ENJOY!

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Joel Rose is a National Desk reporter based at NPR's New York Bureau.

Since joining NPR in 2011, Rose has covered the political, economic, and cultural life of the nation's biggest city. He's reported on the rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the fall of the compact disc, and the fast-changing fortunes of New York's elected officials. He's also contributed to NPR's coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida, and the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal in Pennsylvania.

When pressing news doesn't keep him busy, Rose likes to report on the collision of the Internet and the entertainment industries, and to profile obscure musicians who should be more famous.

Community Engagement
1:14 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Your Health Connection Takes A Look At CCRTD, Prostate Cancer Research

Jaquitta Williams and her guests on the May edition of Your Health Connection Wednesday talked about the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development and what they've been working on this year and how it may someday soon affect the life of you or your loved ones.

Our guests this month included Clark Atlanta University President Dr. Carlton Brown, CCRTD Director Dr. Shafiq Khan, Clark Atlanta University Trustee Mrs. Juanita Baranco, CCRTD Scientists Dr. Joann Powell and Dr. Kimberly Davis, and CCRTD Doctoral student Clement Boston.

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