Jamal Ahmad

Jazz
1:19 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Friday Jazz @ The High Museum With Karla Harris, Hosted By Jamal Ahmad

Swing by Atlanta's High Museum of Art Friday March 21 from 5pm until 10pm for Friday Jazz.  You can take in all of the latest exhibits, and catch jazz vocalist Karla Harris and her combo.  It's the best way to beat Atlanta's Friday traffic jam.  The event is hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.  We hope to see you there.

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

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Arts
2:53 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Jamal Ahmad Talks "Race" With True Colors Cast

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents David Mamet's "Race" at the Southwest Arts Center between now and March 23.  Mamet's dialogue, coupled with True Colors acting and direction equals a compelling night out for live theatre.  Show leads Tiffany Hobbs and Neal Ghant stopped by to talk about it with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.

If you would like to see True Colors production of Race, click here.

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Business
5:49 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Fonda Smith Has Your Traffic Reports on WCLK, Brought To You By Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead

WCLK's Fonda Smith tries to keep you out of Atlanta's traffic jams, Monday through Friday during Morning Jazz with Morris In The Morning,  and afternoons during the Soul of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad.  Traffic reports on WCLK are made possible in part by Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, a proud supporter of 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

If you would like more information about Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, click here.

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Arts
3:15 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Regina Carter @ Spivey Hall Saturday Night, Talks Jazz With Jamal Ahmad

Regina Carter and her Quartet are appearing at acoustically perfect Spivey Hall at Clayton State University Saturday night at 8:15pm.  Carter, one of the pre-eminent jazz violinists of her era.

Her mixtures of classical jazz and international music stylings have attracted listeners and admirers the world over, she received a Macarthur Foundation Genius Grant in 2006.

Her quartet for the Atlanta performance includes Xavier Davis on piano, Jesse Murphy on bass, and Alvester Garnett on drums.

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Jazz
2:39 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Laura Coyle Chats With Jamal Ahmad in Advance of Friday Jazz @ The High

Jazz vocalist of note Laura Coyle and her Quintet provide the musical soundtrack to Friday Jazz At The High Museum this week.  WCLK's Jamal Ahmad will be your emcee at this event, and he sat down to chat with Coyle in advance of her performance.  Friday Jazz this week will also serve as the kickoff of WCLK's 40th Anniversary Celebration.  We hope to see you there.

For more information on Laura Coyle, click here.

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Community Engagement
11:41 am
Tue January 14, 2014

WCLK 40th Anniversary Kickoff At Friday Jazz at The High

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.

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Jazz
8:35 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Jonathan Butler Joins WCLK Jazz Roots By Kia Jazz In The Classroom At North Atlanta High School

Jonathan Butler performs for North Atlanta High School Students as a part of the WCLK Jazz Roots Presented by Kia Jazz In The Classroom series 12/2/13

From Jamal Ahmad, who hosted this edition of WCLK's ongoing Jazz Education series. "...Had a wonderful time hosting the Jazz Roots educational series this morning at North Atlanta High School w/ legendary South African singer/guitarist, Jonathan Butler! It was so inspiring to see him jam with a quartet that was comprised of students! They jammed Charlie Parker's "Now is the time" and Stanley Turrentine's "Sugar" and even played a traditional South African tune with him! Don't count the kids out good people! There is still hope!"

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Jazz
3:13 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Dave Koz Chats Up WCLK In Advance of Christmas Tour Dec 2 At Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Dave Koz and Jamal Ahmad caught up this week and discussed Koz's upcoming appearance at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre December 2.

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013 is an uplifting, high-energy show the whole family will love. Get into the holiday spirit as some of music's biggest names jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites, led by multi-Grammy nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz.

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Jazz
1:09 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Steve Dancz Sextet Swings The High Museum for Friday Jazz TODAY@5:00p

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.

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Jazz
12:38 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Join Kevin Bales and Emcee Jamal Ahmad For Friday Jazz At The High Museum

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.

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