WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Cindy Bradley's Bliss to the station's rotation, particularly playing the cut Riverside Jive. Bradley cites her major influences in jazz as fellow-trumpet players Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan and Blue Mitchell. When she is not touring or playing at jazz festivals, she works as a public elementary school band teacher in New Jersey.
For more information about Cindy Bradley, click here.
You can purchase a copy of Bliss at the Amazon link below and support WCLK at the same time.
WCLK PD and Serenade To The City Host Aaron Cohen is adding the debut record from Letizia Gambi. Introducing Letizia Gambi is produced by Lenny White and features a who's who of Jazz greats, including Gato Barbieri, Ron Carter, Chick Corea, Gil Goldstein, Wallace Roney, Patrice Rushen, and White.
"Lenny White and Letizia Gambi have created the hippest musical address in Naples; at the intersection of Neapolitan music and jazz."
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.