Aaron Cohen

New Music: Ragan Whiteside "Treblemaker"

11 hours ago

Ragan Whiteside's Jazz flute stylings bring to mind such contemporary giants as the late Dave Valentin or Najee in his early work. WCLK always features her work, because it is outstanding but also because she has chosen to make Atlanta her home when she's not touring. She's been in our studio and at our events for years. Treblemaker features a who's-who of accompanyists, including Bob Baldwin, J-Fly, Kim Waters, Marion Meadows, Tom Browne, The PR Experience, and Frank McComb, among others. You can hear cuts from Treblemaker at various times on WCLK, particularly during Serenade To The City, Monday-Friday overnights 10pm-2am.

New Music: Let It Go By Norman Brown

Jun 9, 2017

Norman Brown's debut release on Shananchie (and his first solo release in five years) is called Let It Go.  The new release includes includes Jazz and R&B flavors, with plenty of the guitar virtuosity that Brown's long-time fans and Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners know so well.

He joins with Chante Moore for "Holding You," and re-imagines the Five Stair Steps classic "Oooh Child" for a new era.  Brown is also joined by:   BWB Bandmates, Rick Braun and Kirk Whalum; Sounds of Blackness; Marion Meadows;  and, S.O.U.L & TrayCar.  

Norman  is a friend of Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  You can hear cuts from Let It Go on WCLK at various times, including during Serenade to the City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners knew about multi-talented Trombone Shorty (Troy Andrews) way before most people in Atlanta.  WCLK has played his music from the beginning of his recording career. His new release on Blue Note is called Parking Lot Symphony. Like all of his records it is full of horn-filled jams testifying to his Treme upbringing.

New Music (VIDEO): The Musician By Chick Corea

May 8, 2017

Chick Corea via Concord Music, has released a multidisc, multimedia collection documenting his 2011 series of 70th Birthday celebration performances at the famed Blue Note.  Corea is featured in 10 different bands featuring some 30 different musicians, including:   Herbie Hancock, Bobbie McFerrin, Gary Burton, Wynton Marsalis, John McLaughlin, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea Electrik Band and Return To Forever, among others. You can hear select cuts from The Musician at various times on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK and WCLK HD2 in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. 

New Music: Rebirth By Billy Childs

Apr 18, 2017
Mack Avenue Records

Billy Childs is a prolific pianist, composer and arranger of Jazz in its many variations going back to 1982 (on record).  He has worked with an amazing list of musicians, going back to J. J. Johnson and Freddie Hubbard. On his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Rebirth, Childs strips things down and plays most cuts on the record as part of a quartet, explicitly acknowledging his bebop roots. You can hear cuts from Rebirth on Jazz 91.9 WCLK on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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