High Museum of Art

Fahamu Pecou Talks Life, Art, New High Exhibit

Feb 12, 2015

Fahamu Pecou is a multi-media artist, performer and scholar who is the contemporary artistic counterpoint to the work of Cuban Surrealist Wilfredo Lam in the new exhibit Imagining New Worlds at Atlanta's High Museum.  He stopped by WCLK to chat with Kiplyn Primus in a Local Take segment about life, art, and culture.  You can hear it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at seven before Tavis.

For more information about Fahamu Pecou, click here.

Friday Night Music Remix at Atlanta's High Museum this month features The Laura Coyle Quintet, with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad as your host.  Admission also includes access to the High's permanent collection and all exhibitions, including Cezanne And The Modern, with works from Van Gogh, Manet, Degas, and Pisarro.  The event takes place Friday evening, November 21 from 5pm until 10pm.

Laura Coyle dropped by WCLK to talk with Jamal about this event.

Join WCLK Friday at 5pm for Friday Jazz At The High Museum as we kick off our 40th Anniversary celebration.  Jamal Ahmad is your host and The Laura Coyle Quintet is the live entertainment.  Your museum admission gains admission to the Friday Jazz, as WCLK begins our year long celebration  in recognition of the day in April, 1974 we went on the air bringing Jazz to Atlanta.  So skip the Friday traffic jam and join Atlanta's Jazz Station for the celebration.

Stay outta that traffic jam and swing by Atlanta's High Museum for the latest edition of Friday Jazz At The High.  This month's event features the Steve Dancz Sextet and your emcee Jamal Ahmad.  You can stroll current exhibits in the Wieland Pavillion Galleries and get your live jazz on at the same time.

Kevin Bales on piano means solid jazz music.  He plays this evening at Atlanta's High Museum as part of the Friday Jazz At The High series, hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.  The event kicks off at 5:00pm and goes until 10pm and is your perfect excuse to sit out the traffic jam, dig some jazz, and take in the High's current and permanent art exhibits, including Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney.  Kevin stopped by WCLK this week to chat with Jamal about Friday Jazz at the High and what he's been working on musically.

Mace Hibbard dropped by WCLK today and talked for a while with Riva Blue about Friday Night's Friday Jazz At The High Museum performance, beginning at 5pm.  Y0u can beat the traffic, swing hard to some mainstream jazz and take in The Girl With The Pearl Earring.  Get your Vermeer on and hear Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Hibbard, playing with Melvin Jones on trumpet, Louis Heriveaux on piano, Marc Miller on bass, and Marlon Patton on drums.

You can join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for this month's edition of Friday Jazz At The High Museum.  Chesarek will be joined by a hot trio for the perfect way for you to avoid the traffic jam.  Catch the Dutch masterpiece paintings of the "Girl With A Pearl Earring" exhibit and fill your head with straight ahead Jazz At The High.

For more information about Friday Jazz At The High click here.

Nicole Sweeney from The Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK is your host as Friday Jazz At The High for June presents the Takana Miyamoto Trio and Russell Gunn, 5p-10p Friday at Atlanta's amazing High Museum.

Takana Miyamoto is a multi award-winning, internationally acclaimed concert pianist, composer and music producer. She bases herself in USA and Japan, and has traveled and performed in 25 countries worldwide including North and South Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.



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Bassist Will Goble dropped by The Midday Jazz Swing today to talk about this evening's appearance at Friday Jazz At The High Museum.

The High Museum of Art is pleased to present The Will Goble Quartet featuring Gregory Tardy for May's Friday Jazz artists.