WCLK http://wclk.com en Support Homeless Veterans At Fourth Ward Jazz Benefit Friday @6pm http://wclk.com/post/support-homeless-veterans-fourth-ward-jazz-benefit-friday-6pm <p></p><p>The Veterans Empowerment Project of Georgia seeks to provide a wide range of services needed by veterans of our armed services who are homeless.&nbsp; They are holding a jazz-themed event Friday July 25 @ 6pm at the Helene Mills Multi-Purpose Center at 515 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:54:09 +0000 Rob Maynard 1704 at http://wclk.com Support Homeless Veterans At Fourth Ward Jazz Benefit Friday @6pm WCLK Business Member Cheryl Wilson http://wclk.com/post/wclk-business-member-cheryl-wilson <p>WCLK member Cheryl Wilson with AtlantaCashHomes.com decided to promote her business and support WCLK at the same time by becoming a WCLK Business Member.</p><p>Wilson enjoys listening to WCLK after a day of talking to sellers and looking at properties. She handles the day to day operations at AtlantaCashHomes.com, and is passionate about finding creative solutions for home owners who need to sell their homes but don’t want to make repairs. Additionally, she helps landlords who are ready to retire their investment portfolio.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:55:08 +0000 Rob Maynard 1703 at http://wclk.com WCLK Business Member Cheryl Wilson Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 WCLK newsletter - JULY Issue http://wclk.com/post/jazzette-jazz-919-wclk-newsletter-july-issue <p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:43:55 +0000 Shed Jackson 1701 at http://wclk.com Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 WCLK newsletter - JULY Issue Fulton Focus Features National Night Out, Back To School, Affordable Housing and Election Info http://wclk.com/post/fulton-focus-features-national-night-out-back-school-affordable-housing-and-election-info <p></p><p>Fulton Focus is a partnership between WCLK and Fulton County Communications that helps everyone be aware of programs and initiatives available to the nearly 1 million people living in WCLK's home county.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:00:30 +0000 Rob Maynard 1699 at http://wclk.com Fulton Focus Features National Night Out, Back To School, Affordable Housing and Election Info Fred Hersch Floats On, With A Dynamic Trio In Tow http://wclk.com/post/fred-hersch-floats-dynamic-trio-tow The last time <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14997031/fred-hersch" target="_blank">Fred Hersch</a> was featured on <em>Weekend Edition Saturday</em>, the headline read, "Back On Stage By No Small Miracle." It was 2009, and scarcely a year earlier, the jazz pianist had suffered AIDS-related dementia and fallen into a coma for several months. Since recovering, Hersch has come roaring back to music, releasing a string of live albums to critical success.<em></em><p>A new studio recording by Hersch's trio came out earlier this month; it's called <em>Floating</em>. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 06:03:00 +0000 NPR Staff 1698 at http://wclk.com Fred Hersch Floats On, With A Dynamic Trio In Tow Carmen Lundy On Piano Jazz http://wclk.com/post/carmen-lundy-piano-jazz <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16099645/carmen-lundy">Carmen Lundy</a>'s contralto voice perfectly conveys the soul and depth of her compositions. She joined <em>Piano Jazz</em> host <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15123605/marian-mcpartland">Marian McPartland</a> in 1999 to perform <em>Mary Lou's Mass</em> by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15394732/mary-lou-williams">Mary Lou Williams</a> at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.<p>In this <em>Piano Jazz</em> session from 2000, Lundy teams with McPartland again, along with her brother, bassist Curtis Lundy. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:54:00 +0000 editor 1697 at http://wclk.com Carmen Lundy On Piano Jazz 'Live In The Present': Charlie Haden Remembered http://wclk.com/post/live-present-charlie-haden-remembered <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkudQrnQFHc</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8eMfc6TjoA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeNMnMY9VWE</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:54:00 +0000 editor 1696 at http://wclk.com 'Live In The Present': Charlie Haden Remembered Underground Atlanta Heritage Arts and Soul Festival July 25-27 http://wclk.com/post/underground-atlanta-heritage-arts-and-soul-festival-july-25-27 <p></p><p>Underground Atlanta has been a proud supporter of WCLK for many years.&nbsp; There is a big event coming up at Underground Atlanta Friday through Sunday, July 25 through the 27<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; The 19<sup>th</sup> Annual Heritage Arts and Soul Festival will include over 30 artists and designers, an artist lecture series, live music, and special heritage events.&nbsp;</p><p>For information about all of the events at this year's Heritage Arts and Soul Festival, click <a href="http://www.heritageartsfestival.net/">here</a>.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:35:30 +0000 Rob Maynard 1695 at http://wclk.com Underground Atlanta Heritage Arts and Soul Festival July 25-27 A Sax Trio Taps Tradition While Thriving In The Present http://wclk.com/post/sax-trio-taps-tradition-while-thriving-present <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AueMO4N2BLA</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:58:00 +0000 Tom Moon 1694 at http://wclk.com A Sax Trio Taps Tradition While Thriving In The Present NBAF Brings Wynton Marsalis To ATL 7/25. Wynton Calls Rivablue To Talk About It http://wclk.com/post/nbaf-brings-wynton-marsalis-atl-725-wynton-calls-rivablue-talk-about-it <p></p><p>The National Black Arts Festival Proudly Presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Music Director Wynton Marsalis on Friday, July 25, 8:00PM, at the Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Symphony Hall.&nbsp; Marsalis dialed up Rivablue, host of The Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK, to talk about it.</p><p>If you would like to attand the July 25 NBAF event at Woodruff Arts Center, click <a href="http://nbaf.org/2014/07/13/nbaf-proudly-presents-jazz-lincoln-center-orchestra-led-music-director-wynton-marsalis/">here</a> for information.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:30:40 +0000 Rob Maynard 1693 at http://wclk.com NBAF Brings Wynton Marsalis To ATL 7/25. Wynton Calls Rivablue To Talk About It