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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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Grammy-winning pianist, Robert Glasper returns to his acoustic jazz roots with the new single Stella By Starlight

The song comes from his new album, COVERED and reunites him with bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Damion Reid, the two musicians who also appeared on his first two Blue Note record releases Canvas and My Element.

Jazz 91.9 * Jazzette * Summer Issue

Jul 9, 2015
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  Click here for your Summer Issue of the Jazzette.  Inside this issue:  Swing with Jazz 91.9  +   Experience Jazz in the New Millennium   +  Wednesday WindDown with us on July 15  +  programming highlights  +   live music and events  +   Jazz Profile and CD Poll results  +  more…

Jazz vocalist and music legend, Al Jarreau will play The Frederick Brown Jr.  Amphitheater this Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m.  Jarreau's unique vocal style is one of the world's most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy Awards, scores of international music awards and popular accolades worldwide.  “We’re in this Love Together”, “Moonlighting” “We are the World” are just a few of his classic hits.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Newsletter - Jazzette, May Issue

May 26, 2015

Click here for your Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, May Issue.  Inside are details on  how you can see Natalie Cole at the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 41st Anniversary Benefit Concert + a special invitation to Men:  The Local Take public affairs forum + Atlanta HBCU Alumni Twilight Race + programming highlights + Jazz profile and CD + more...

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Atlanta's Jazz Station, Jazz 91.9 WCLK recently hosted a screening of the Clark Terry film, "Keep On Keepin' On." The documentary follows the late jazz legend over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.

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The Atlanta screening of HBO's “Bessie” starring Queen Latifah was held last night at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. The VIP event was hosted by the film’s producer Shelby Stone and the film’s star Tory Kittles. “Bessie” also features Tika Sumpter, Mo'NiqueMichael K. WilliamsKhandi Alexander and Mike Epps.

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Netflix has released the official 2-minute trailer for its highly anticipated documentary on the life and music of the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone. The film is titled, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” and features never-before-heard recordings and rare archival footage together with Nina’s most memorable songs. Recorded over the course of 3 decades, Nina tells her life story to various interviewers and would-be biographers.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Newsletter - Jazzette, Spring Issue

Mar 26, 2015

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…

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