Aaron Cohen

Jazz Vocalist, Keyboardist and Composer Carol Albert grew up in Hiram, Georgia in nearby Paulding County. She has been making music in Atlanta, around the country and in Europe for a while. In Atlanta she has played as an accompanyist for the Atlanta Ballet, among others.

On her new release Fly Away Butterfly on the Cahara label, Albert interprets influences as diverse as Al Jarreau and Gilberto/Getz.  You can hear the title cut Fly Away Butterfly on Jazz 91.9 WCLK at various times, including during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

NEW MUSIC: Michael McDonald Is Back With Wide Open

Oct 16, 2017

Michael McDonald is back with his BMG release Wide Open, his first album of original material in 17 years. Recorded with the cream of the crop of Nashville session musicians as well as guitarists Robben Ford and Warren Haynes, along with Branford Marsalis and Marcus Miller, Wide Open is a good listen if you've enjoyed McDonald's blue-eyed soul for as long as we have.

You can hear cuts from the record including Find It In Your Heart and Free A Man on Jazz 91.9 WCLK at various times in particular on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

New Music: Honestly By Boney James

Oct 10, 2017

There's new music from Boney James with his latest Concord release Honestly. The record features nine songs co-written by Boney and vocal guests including Atlanta's own Avery Sunshine and Eric Roberson.  You can hear cuts including Tick Tock on Jazz 91.9 WCLK at various times throughout the day, including on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from  10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

Mindi Abair is a superb Contemporary Jazz saxophonist and vocalist, with the Grammy nominations and touring chops to back it up.   She's a friend of Jazz 91.9 WCLK and always drops by WCLK when she is in Atlanta to perform.

Charles Lloyd is one of Modern Jazz's great surviving sax legends, along with Sonny Rollins, Pharoah Sanders and Wayne Shorter. Lloyd's New Quartet includes Jason Moran on keys, Rueben Rogers on bass, and Eric Harland on drums. Lloyds recent release on Blue Note, Passin' Thru, features six original Lloyd compositions going back to 1963. Fans of Straight Ahead Jazz on WCLK can hear cuts from Passin' Thru Monday-Friday overnights 10pm-2am on Serenade To The City, and also on Jazz Tones with Jay Edwards, Sunday afternoons 3pm-7pm.

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