Morning Jazz

Weekdays from 6:00 AM until 10:00 AM
  • Hosted by Morris Baxter

Get Jazz, motivation and inspiration on Morning Jazz with Morris in the Morning – weekdays from 6:00 AM until 10:00 AM featuring a mix of Contemporary and Progressive Jazz to move your morning.  News Anchor Fonda Smith keeps you informed with news and traffic reports.  Morris Baxter gives you your Morning Morris Motivation at 45 minutes past the hour. It's the best morning team on public radio – Morning Jazz, weekdays from 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM, right here on Jazz 91.9 WCLK – The Jazz of the City and, on CAU – TV Comcast Atlanta 23.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the City of Norcross, presenting its annual Jazz In The Alley Series.  The second show of the season features Jazz Vocalists Laura Coyle and Mylah on Saturday, July 22 live in Downtown Historic Norcross at Betty Mauldin Park.   WCLK's Morris Baxter, host of Morning Jazz will emcee the evening. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., with limited tables and seating available.  Lawn chairs and picnic baskets are welcome.

Singer-songwriter Kandace Springs is a fresh new voice in contemporary Jazz. WCLK has played her music from the beginning, and she is a part of tonight's sold-out WCLK Benefit Concert at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. She stopped by the station this morning to talk about it all with Morris Baxter, including the influence of vocalists such as Nina Simone, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy and Luther Vandross on her style.

Join us for the annual Morris Baxter Birthday Bash on Thursday, February 16 at Suite Food Lounge, 275 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. Each year this celebration takes place with over 200 Atlanta Jazz lovers and mystery Jazz artists who set the atmosphere for the evening. This is your chance to wish the source of your Morning Motivations a Happy Birthday! We'll see you Thursday.

Incognito featuring Maysa, along with Deborah Bond, stopped by Morning Jazz today to talk about their performance tonight at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. We also touched on the music business, the creative process, and Bluey's tips for getting work done in the studio. Tickets are still available for tonight's performance. Click here for ticket information.

Join me Saturday, September 24, 5:30 p.m. at Betty Mauldin Park in Downtown Historic Norcross, GA.   I will host Jazz in the Alley featuring the Jazz vocals of Tony Hightower.  The outdoor event is open to the public.  Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, picnic baskets and their favorite beverages.  Or, get dinner-to-go from one of the many nearby restaurants.

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