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.

The Suite Jazz Series presents this Thursday, February 15, the Morris Baxter Birthday Bash at Revel, Suite's new West Midtown venue. Morris will be joined by Maysa, Kim Waters, The Suite Jazz Band and special guests for music including a tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music beginning at 8:00 p.m.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK celebrates Clark Atlanta University Homecoming Week by recognizing another proud Panther success - filmmaker Nnegest Likké, who has returned this week to campus to host a premiere of her new film Everything But A Man.   

I spoke with Likké this morning about her work and her CAU experience and the influence of CAU's Dr. Herb Eichelberger.   For a complete list of CAU Homecoming 2017 events, click here.

Join me Friday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. on Atlanta Alive on Atlanta's 57 WATC.  I discuss The Morris Code 21 Ways Something Good Is Going To Happen To You.  Find out more by clicking here.

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.

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