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Acclaimed jazz vocalist, Nnenna Freelon will perform a special selection of songs with her jazz trio in tribute to female jazz vocalists on Sunday, October 2 at 3 p.m. The event is part of activities for the National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) and takes place at Georgia State's Rialto Center for the Arts. 

 

Make sure you all tune into “UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.” It airs Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m. EST.  This week's guests include "If Loving You is Wrong" Actress, April Parker Jones. Culinary duo Butter + Brown stop by to chat about their new show on ASPIRE.  Jazz Guitarist, Eric Essix also talks to us about his new album, This Train: The Gospel Sessions.  

Amel Larrieux Plays City Winery Atlanta

Jul 20, 2016
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Check out exclusive photos from Amel Larrieux's recent concert at City Winery Atlanta. The former lead singer of the 90s R&B Soul Duo, Groove Theory, played the newest intimate concert venue for two sold-out performances. The ageless beauty, whose voice still sounds incredible, performed songs based on Twitter requests and audience suggestions. Larrieux's quartet also featured her oldest daughter, Sky Larrieux, on keys and acoustic guitar.

Join WCLK's Mark Angel Saturday night, April 23 at Spivey Hall for The Julian Lage Trio. Lage along with Jorge Roeber on bass and Kenny Wollsen on percussion will play original music as well as standards of the American jazz and folk traditions.  

The Trio draws influence from modern jazz guitar trio of Jim Hall as well as operating as sonic laboratory for exploring the integration of acoustic and electric instruments in an improvising context. 

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Jazz 91.9 WCLK is proud to present the exclusive Atlanta screening of Jeff Lieberman's documentary, "The Amazing Nina Simone," for one night only on Wednesday, November 4, 7:30 p.m. at the Plaza Theater in Midtown.  

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Fayette County's "Summer Evening of Jazz"  is taking place this Saturday, September 26 and one of the evening's performers, jazz singer and pianist Dara Carter, stopped by the WCLK studios recently to chat with Jamal Ahmad about the show, her newest single, "Who You Are" and much more. 

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We look forward to seeing you at the Jazz 91.9 WCLK  finale Wednesday WindDown Centennial Olympic Park Concert on Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 p.m. The evening will feature performances by Joey Sommerville. And, include a host of food, beverage, apparel and arts vendors.   Join us! 

The 1st Annual Sweet Georgia Peach Music Festival takes place this Labor Day Weekend beginning Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7 at the Clayton County International Beach and Water Park. Live performances include jazz pianist and composer, Alex Bugnon; Hip-Hop Jazz Violinist, Josh Vietti; and acclaimed jazz musician, Nelson Rangell. 

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Atlanta based jazz singer Tony Hightower stopped by Jazz 91.9 WCLK studios this week to chat with Midday Jazz announcer RivaBlue. During the interview, Hightower dished about the re-release of his new album, The New Standard Deluxe and so much more. Check out the conversation below and click here to find out about his re-release concert taking place TONIGHT at 800 East Studios in Atlanta. 

TV One’s show-stopping series LexusVerses And Flow  kicks off its fifth season TONIGHT beginning at 10 p.m. EDT.  Actor Laz Alonso returns to host the NAACP Image Award-nominated variety show that blends electrifying musical performances from chart-topping music stars alongside more than 28 talented poets offering soul-stirring spoken word pieces.

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