Aaron Cohen

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.

A new re-release on Concord Music Group/Fantasy records, On A Monday Evening, offers Jazz fans a rare treat: an unreleased concert recording of The Bill Evans Trio, featuring Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund. Captured live at Union Theater in  Madison, Wisconsin on Monday, November 15, 1976, this recording finds Evans at the top of his game.  The recording features performances that includes both contemporary compositions from that era, as well as his longstanding signature tunes.   You can hear cuts from On A Monday Evening on WCLK HD 2 Mainstream and on Serenade To The City,  Monday through Friday 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

New Music: Dance of Time By Eliane Elias

Mar 19, 2017

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners enjoyed cuts from Elias' 2015 release Made In Brazil, in particular the song Driving Ambition.  Her performance at the Atlanta Jazz Festival created a memorable Brazilian music buzz in the city too.  Elias has a new record coming out this week called Dance of Time, on Concord Jazz.  

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