Sax man Kim Waters dropped by The S.O.U.L. of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad to talk about his music and his current tour, which brings him to Atlanta and the Variety Playhouse Saturday night for the Winds & Strings Show featuring Karen Briggs and Jon Parks.
Veteran saxophonist Kim Waters isn’t known among fans and peers as “the King of Smooth Urban Jazz” for nothing. Over the course of 17 albums, including over a decade’s worth with Shanachie, he’s been consistent and impeccable in delivering an infectious mix of romantic ballads and funky, thumping dance tunes.
Fulton County is your county at your service. WCLK and Fulton County Communications present our monthly program "Fulton Focus." This month's edition features news and information about the new Fulton County Veterans Court, an accountability court designed to keep troubled vets out of jail and on a path to productivity. We talk with Fulton County Superior Court Judge Todd Markle.
You can join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for this month's edition of Friday Jazz At The High Museum. Chesarek will be joined by a hot trio for the perfect way for you to avoid the traffic jam. Catch the Dutch masterpiece paintings of the "Girl With A Pearl Earring" exhibit and fill your head with straight ahead Jazz At The High.
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The Pan African Film Festival returns to Atlanta this weekend as part of the National Black Arts Festival. Morris In The Morning welcomed Ayuko Babu this morning to talk about the film fest and the cultural gems in store for film-goers this weekend.
Jamal Ahmad is having a soulful Tuesday, not the least of which was a visit from Swing Out Sister Chanteuse Corinne Drewery. She stopped by The Soul of Jazz in advance of tonight's performance at The Variety Playhouse to talk about Swing Out Sister's music past, present and future. She and Jamal talked about everything from the group's inter-generational fan base to the Icelandic volcano eruption that canceled their last scheduled Atlanta Appearance.
When you look at the blood, sweat and tears struggle for African American civil rights in this country, one of the signal victories was the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This week on The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus we consider whether or not voting rights are still important in 2013.
Last month in the case of Shelby County versus Holder, the Supreme Court of the United States voted 5-4 to gut the heart of this nearly 50 year old law which called for federal approval before certain southern states could change the rules governing voting rules.
Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK welcomes the 2013 Public Media Development and Marketing Conference to the ATL.
We’re hosting public radio and television stations from across the country this week in the downtown district. The Jazz Of The City welcomes all of our public media brothers and sisters. But Seattle, really, did you have to bring all the rain with you?