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.
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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:
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.
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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:
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.
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:
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).
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
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.