Serenade to the City

Weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM
Aaron Cohen

Serenade to the City with Aaron Cohen, weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM with a mix of Contemporary, Classic and Mainstream Jazz.  Serenade to the City with Aaron Cohen weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM.

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9:44 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Diana Krall's Wallflower Revisits Formative Pop In A Lush Style, Hear It On Serenade To The City

Diane Krall's latest release Wallflower brings together smooth jazz, strings, her languid, liquid vocals, and the pop songs of her youth in a record that is both homage and musical catnip to female vocalist devotees.  WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is playing cuts off of Wallflower at various times, but especially after dark during Serenade To The City, Monday through Fridays 10p until 2a on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

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11:05 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Bill Frisell's Guitar In The Space Age On WCLK

Baltimore-born Bill Frisell has been a jazz leader since the 1980s, melding various tones and styles with a willingness to explore the boundaries of the amplified guitar.   Atlanta fans have followed him avidly since that time.  His latest release on Okeh is called Guitar In The Space Age, and features his takes on rock-era classics like Pipeline, Tired of Waiting For You, and Telstar.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing this one at various times, particularly during Serenade To The City Mon-Fri 10a-2p, so watch out for that whammy bar.

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4:38 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Allan Harris Is Back with Black Bar Jukebox

Allan Harris is back with a new record that features some of his very favorite songs, everything from My Funny Valentine to Take Me To The Pilot to John Mayer's Daughters and a whole lot in between.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is giving this one some spins, particularly during Serenade To The City, Mon-Fri nights 10p-2a.

You can purchase Black Bar Jukebox via Amazon at the link below and part of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK.  Thank you.

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11:49 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Nancy Wilson Guests On Diva's A Swingin' Life. Hear It On WCLK

Legendary Torch Song Jazz Vocalist Nancy Wilson is one of several artists highlighted on Sherrie Maricle's all-female jazz orchestra Diva's new record A Swingin' Life.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen seems to be getting a few good big band records in recently and he just can't resist giving them a few spins on the station, especially during Serenade To The City.  Other vocalists featured on A Swingin' Life include Marlena Shaw and Tomoko Ohno.

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10:05 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Brandon Williams' XII Has Dropped, Is Airing On WCLK

Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Brandon Williams has a new record out, called XII.  You can hear various cuts on WCLK throughout the day, including during Serenade To The City with Aaron Cohen, Monday-Friday nights 10p-2a.  Williams is joined on the record by such stalwarts as Robert Glasper, Nicholas Payton, Frank McComb, and Pharoahe Monch.

You can download Brandon Williams XII from Amazon and support the continued non-commerical operation of WCLK by clicking on the Amazon link below.  Thank you.

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7:31 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Dave Liebman Big Band Tribute To Wayne Shorter, Exclusively On WCLK

Wayne Shorter is considered by many to be jazz music's greatest living improvisor.  He is a composer and saxophonist whose stints in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis' legendary quintet has cast an influence over jazz's past, present and future.  The Dave Liebman Big Band, under the direction of sax man Gunnar Mossblad interprets seven of Shorter's iconic compositions on A Tribute To Wayne Shorter.  Hear it exclusively on WCLK, including during Serenade To The City Mon-Fri 10p-2a with WCLK PD Aaron Cohen.

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9:57 am
Tue January 6, 2015

WCLK Is Playing Joey Sommerville's Overnight Sensation, Y'all

Joey Sommerville is a friend of WCLK and a friend to many in Atlanta, his adopted hometown.  His new release Overnight Sensation is getting spins from WCLK PD Aaron Cohen at various times throughout the day and night on the station, including on Serenade To The City.  The record includes guest appearances from Earl Klugh, Jeff Bradshaw, Elan Trotman, and Eric Essix.  You can hear Joey around town and around the world, and you can often hear him supporting WCLK during our fundraising campaigns.  Best wishes with the new record, Joey.

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9:16 am
Sat December 20, 2014

WCLK Features Jonathon Butler's Living My Dream

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Jonathon Butler's latest release Living My Dream, which you can hear throughout the day on 91.9 FM WCLK.  Butler is a long-time WCLK friend, participating in our Jazz In The Classroom program, and always dropping by the station when he's in town.

You can purchase Living My Dream via the Amazon link below and a portion of the proceeds will go towards the continued non commercial operation of WCLK.  Thank you!

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10:37 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Peter White's Smile, Jazz Guitar Lives on WCLK

Peter White’s 14th solo album Smile is out now and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing this record throughout the day, but particularly during Serenade To The City, Mondays-Fridays 10p-2a.

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1:44 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

WCLK Pick of The Week--Kenny Barron-Dave Holland, The Art of Conversation

Kenny Barron and Dave Holland

Jazz Pianist Kenny Barron has been a mainstay of the WCLK sound for years now.  His latest release on Impulse is with Bassist and Composer Dave Holland, who have performed as a duo for a couple of years now.  The record is called The Art of Conversation, and you can hear it at various times on WCLK.

You can purchase The Art of Conversation from Amazon and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on the banner below.  Thank you!

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