Aaron Cohen

Jazz
11:45 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Harvey Mason's Chameleon

Drummer and Composer Harvey Mason has provided the beat for an astounding list of artists, from Frank Sinatra to John Legend, but he's probably best known for playing as part of the Headhunters, with Herbie Hancock.  He's also a founding member of Fourplay.

Mason's new release Chameleon has a little something for everyone, if you are a fan of great beats.

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Mason's new release on Serenade To The City, Mon-Fri 10p-2a on Atlanta's Jazz Station.  You can also hear the new record throughout the day.

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Jazz
9:52 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Citrus Sun

Citrus Sun is a band that includes Bluey from Incognito and legendary finger picking guitarist Jim Mullen.  Their new record People of Tomorrow also includes most members of Incognito.  You might guess that WCLK is all over this, and you  would be right.  People of Tomorrow is the Serenade To The City Pick of The Week, chosen by station PD Aaron Cohen, who is currently playing Yesterday Detroit and People of Tomorrow on the station.

For more information about Citrus Sun, click here.

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Jazz
3:04 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week, Nathan East

What do Daft Punk, Foreplay, Michael Jackson, Beyonce and Eric Clapton have in common?  They all relied on the deft bass of Nathan East to drive their songs and hits.  East has his own, self-titled record out right now.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has named it his Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week.

You'll hear Daft Funk, among others, as you stay tuned to Atlanta's Jazz Station.

You can support WCLK by purchasing Nathan East's new record below:

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Jazz
11:34 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Takuya Kuroda Rising Son

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners may already know Takuya Kuroda from his trumpet playing in Jose James' band.  Now Hiroda has his first record out on legendary jazz label Blue Note records.  It's called Rising Son, and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Piri Piri and Mala in Serenade To The City, overnights.

For more information about Takuya Kuroda, click here.

You can get a copy of Rising Son, and support 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station by purchasing it from Amazon at the link below:

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Arts
3:23 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Stand by Me Features CAU Philharmonic Society, Morehouse, Spelman College Glee Clubs Sunday @11a

Stand by Me Composer and Arranger Stephen M. Lee, Artist In Residence at The Lyke House:The Catholic Center at AUC.

Stand by Me: A Celebration of African-American Song,  features new arrangements of traditional African American spirituals and includes performances by the Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs and the Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society.  This special African American History Month program is produced by WCLK, hosted by Program Director Aaron Cohen and  it features Stephen M. Lee, arranger and composer of the music.

Stand by Me airs on Sunday, February 23 at 11am.

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Jazz
9:08 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week-Anton Schwartz Flash Mob

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has picked the title track to Anton Schwartz' Flash Mob release to bring on some serious tenor sax riffage to late nights for Atlanta's jazz listeners.

Tim Wilkins at our jazz sister station WBGO in lovely Newark recently wrote an extended piece about Schwartz, you can read that by clicking here.

You can purchase Flash Mob from Amazon and support WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station since 1974, by clicking below:

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Jazz
3:30 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week-Dianne Reeves Beautiful Life

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added "Beautiful Life," the new release from singer Dianne Reeves to the WCLK rotation.  You'll hear several evocative cover songs on this release, including Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams".

If you would like to purchase this record and support Atlanta's Jazz Station WCLK, click below:

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Jazz
7:25 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week--T. K. Blue

Multi-instrumentalist T. K. Blue first learned to play tenor sax from Billy Mitchell, whose propulsive playing drove combos for both Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie.  In the years since, T. K. Blue, aka Talib Kibwe has worked with a whose who of straight ahead jazz including stints with Yusef Lateef, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand.

His new release is called A Warm Embrace.  WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen has pulled the title track and When Sunny Gets Blue for some spins on Serenade To The City, Atlanta's Overnight Jazz Soundtrack(Mon-Fri 10p-2a).

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Jazz
10:02 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Bobby Watson Returns With Check Cashing Day, Exclusively on WCLK

The Kansas City saxophone sound has helped define Jazz from the beginning, from Lester Young and Charlie Parker through to the 21st century.  Saxophonist Bobby Watson has continued the tradition as a player and music educator.  Many of you saw him perform at a WCLK show at The Rialto Center For The Arts a few years back.  Serenade To The City Host(and WCLK Program Director) Aaron Cohen is adding the latest release from Watson, Check Cashing Day to the night-time rotation.  The record is a political concept album, according to Watson it's "a commentary on where we've been, where we

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Jazz
8:37 am
Wed December 4, 2013

New York Voices Let It Snow On Overnight WCLK Christmas Jazz

WCLK is there for you every night, every day.  In the overnight hours PD Aaron Cohen likes to mix things up and that includes Christmas Music.  You'll be hearing some from New York Voices/Let It Snow throughout the holiday season.

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