Grammy winning-singer and noted actress, Jill Scott aka "Jilly from Philly"announced Monday a new summer tour. The 25 -date tour kicks off July 13 in Pittsburgh, PA with stops in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Houston and Atlanta's Chastain Park on August 2.
The Power to Inspire 2015 Human Rights Summit takes place on Tuesday, May 5 through Wednesday, May 6 at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA. The summit’s goal is to shine a light on current pressing human rights issues and solutions from those who are working for their eradication. Panel discussions include environmental justice, ending human trafficking and lessons from the Atlanta Student Movement.
Israeli-Ethiopian singer Ester Rada brings her 3-piece band to Atlanta's Breman Museum Thursday, May 7 for an infectious blend of Ethio-jazz, funk and soul. The show is from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Rada has opened for Alicia Keys and headlined in concert halls around the world. Rada’s self-titled debut album has been influenced by legends Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone and is described as a “cross-cultural sound that is a deep reflection of the Israeli-born Ethiopian’s heritage.”
Click here for your copy of the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, Spring Issue. Inside: The Power of One #MembershipMatters + an evening w/ Natalie Cole + if the SHOE FITS, fill the box + programming highlights + live music and events + Jazz Profile and CD Poll results + more…
Click here for the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, January Issue – Inside: General Manager’s Message; WCLK Commemorative T-shirt Design Contest; CAU Queens Community Service Project; programming highlights; live music and events; Jazz Profile and CD Poll results; and, more…
Relax and unwind at the Jazz 91.9 WCLK, 40th Anniversary Edition of Wednesday WindDown at Centennial Olympic Park on August 27. Beginning at 2:00 p.m. Jamal Ahmad, host of the SOUL of Jazz will broadcast, live from the Park. At 5:30 p.m., Internationally Acclaimed Pianist, Madoca, will take the stage. Enjoy an evening of Contemporary and Classic Jazz at the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary edition of Wednesday WindDown in Centennial Olympic Park Concert on August 27, 5:30 p.m. featuring Madoca. Click here to sample what’s in store!
Click here to preview the Jazz 91.9 WCLK – Jazzette - August issue. We are pleased to announce a Tony Award Winner and avid Golfer as the event chair of the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz & Celebrity Golf Event along with former NFL players and musicians as cohosts.
April is National Poetry Month and Jazz 91.9 WCLK and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Department of English presents a poetry competition for poets ages 18 and up. Poets are invited to submit original poetry on topics ranging from the joy of being alive to commentary about social and political issues. Do you want to praise someone; heal a broken heart with your words; or, celebrate the future? Submit your poetry now through Friday, April 18, 5:00 p.m. to: CAUPoetryContest@cau.edu
In addition to a special serenade by Dianne Reeves, the Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner and tributes. Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert. Reserve your table seats by clicking here.
In observance of…; highlights from the show; how you can help sustain the legacy of Jazz; takin’ The Local Take LOCAL; programming highlights, live event listing and more in the October issue of the Jazzette. Click here. ENJOY!