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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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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Jazz
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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Jazz
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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Jazz
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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Jazz
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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Jazz
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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Jazz
8:30 am
Sat November 15, 2014

WCLK Pick of The Week-Marquis Hill's Modern Flows EP, Vol. 1

Chicago-born, 27-year-old trumpet player Marquis Hill is establishing a solid jazz career at an early age.  Just last week Hill won the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition.  His latest release, Modern Flows EP, Vol. 1,  is WCLK PD Aaron Cohen's choice for new jazz music worth your listen.  You can hear cuts from it throughout the day, particularly on Serenade To The City, 10p-2a Monday through Friday.

For more about Marquis Hill, click here.

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Jazz
9:53 am
Sat November 8, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week-Al Jarreau's My Old Friend-Celebrating George Duke

WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is enjoying the new Al Jarreau release My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke.  He's playing it on Serenade To The City and you can hear it elsewhere throughout the day on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

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Jazz
10:22 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Got Vocals? WCLK's Got Carmen Lundy's Soul To Soul

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Carmen Lundy's latest release on Afrasia Productions, a 13 song cycle of pure jazz vocal delight.  Cohen feels that Lundy evokes the compelling emotional edge of the great Nancy Wilson.   He's featuring Grateful throughout the day and especially on Serenade To The City, weeknights 10p-2a.

From CarmenLundy.com:

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Jazz
12:36 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week-Stanley Clarke's Up

WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is playing the new release from legendary bassist Stanley Clarke, called Up.  Up features a who's who of Clarke's favorite musicians, including guitarists Joe Walsh, Jimmy Herring and Paul Jackson, Jr.; drummers Stewart Copeland, Gerry Brown and John Robinson; keyboardist Greg Phillinganes; Phil Davis on synthesizer and keyboards; Chick Corea on acoustic piano; saxophonists Kamasi Washington, Doug Webb and Dan Higgins; vocalists Jessica Vautor, Natasha Agrama and Patrice Quinn; trumpeter Gary Grant and trombonist Andy Martin on horns; percussionist Lenny C

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