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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
If you would like to purchase this record and support Atlanta's Jazz Station WCLK, click below: