Don't miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK following The Savannah Music Festival Live. This week's program is some great, evocative mainstream jazz from the Tootie Heath Trio and Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts. For more information on JazzSet, click here.
Friday, February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. There are a number of events taking place in and around Atlanta, including an event at Greenbriar Mall Friday afternoon.
As part of WCLK's Fulton Focus program we were joined by Fulton County Health Department Official Veronica Hartwell, and Dazon Dixon Diallo, founder of Sister Love. Sister Love was founded in Atlanta in 1989 and is a volunteer group of women interested in educating Atlanta, and especially communities of women, about AIDS prevention, self-help and safer sex techniques.
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, February 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.
Join WCLK at Thursday night's Jazz Roots Presented By Kia Series concert featuring Aaron Neville and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band incorporates Funk and Bebop into the traditional New Orleans style, extending the music from the Big Easy into the 21st century. Multi-Grammy winner Aaron Neville has moved seamlessly back and forth between solo work and his role in the first family of New Orleans music, the Neville Brothers. Come join us for a 40-year celebration of this master's career.
Join us for the Tavis Smiley Show Saturday morning at 8am as Tavis previews next week's State of The Union Address from President Obama. Tavis will also talk with Morehouse School of Medicine President Emeritus Dr. Louis Sullivan about his new biography "Breaking Ground-My Life In Medicine."
For more about The Tavis Smiley Radio Show, click here.
Multi-instrumentalist T. K. Blue first learned to play tenor sax from Billy Mitchell, whose propulsive playing drove combos for both Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. In the years since, T. K. Blue, aka Talib Kibwe has worked with a whose who of straight ahead jazz including stints with Yusef Lateef, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand.
His new release is called A Warm Embrace. WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen has pulled the title track and When Sunny Gets Blue for some spins on Serenade To The City, Atlanta's Overnight Jazz Soundtrack(Mon-Fri 10p-2a).
WCLK's Fonda Smith will be filing reports Monday morning with updates from the annual Hosea Feed The Hungry MLK Jr Day Festival Of Services at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park. In the run up to Monday's event, they can still use contributions from supporters. If you would like to pitch in at the last minute as part of this annual King Day service event, reach out to HFTH by clicking here.
Jazz vocalist of note Laura Coyle and her Quintet provide the musical soundtrack to Friday Jazz At The High Museum this week. WCLK's Jamal Ahmad will be your emcee at this event, and he sat down to chat with Coyle in advance of her performance. Friday Jazz this week will also serve as the kickoff of WCLK's 40th Anniversary Celebration. We hope to see you there.