Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Join WCLK Saturday mornings at 8am for The Tavis Smiley Show from PRI. Each Saturday morning you can hear a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley. The one-hour weekly program offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations. The show has featured regular commentators including Cornel West, Connie Rice, Deroy Murdock, Omar Wasow, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Rachael Ross, Kathryn Lopez, Antonio Gonzalez, Jonathan Walton, George Johnson and others.

New Music: Human Nature By Herb Alpert

Sep 29, 2016

Herb Alpert is an enduring figure in music and the music industry. He has given career breaks to untold musicians, and has given millions of dollars to further the cause of music education. The 81-year-old Alpert shows few signs of slowing down, and is back with his latest record Human Nature.   The record includes his take on a Michael Jackson classic, as well as several other covers and original compositions, including Doodles.

New Music: 360 By Ed Calle

Sep 26, 2016

Saxophonist Ed Calle hails from Miami and is a Latin Grammy-Award Winner.  His latest record on Mojito Records is called 360 and features more Contemporary and Mainstream Jazz.  The takes spotlights a smaller combination of players which includes Arturo Sandoval.  This combination is more straightforward Latin Jazz.  You can hear cuts from 360 at various times on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular on Sundays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Jazz Tones with Jay Edwards; and, during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

 Join us Saturday, September 24, 7:00 a.m. for CAU Now - Lifting Every Voice, a new program on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  CAU Now - Lifting Every Voice is a compelling monthly radio program highlighting academic excellence and issues in higher education from Clark Atlanta University faculty,  students and industry thought leaders.

Join me Saturday, September 24, 5:30 p.m. at Betty Mauldin Park in Downtown Historic Norcross, GA.   I will host Jazz in the Alley featuring the Jazz vocals of Tony Hightower.  The outdoor event is open to the public.  Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, picnic baskets and their favorite beverages.  Or, get dinner-to-go from one of the many nearby restaurants.

State Farm

Join Judi Crocker-Billingsley Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK for Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate.   She is joined by political strategist and outgoing Georgia State Representative Dr. Dee Dawkins-Haigler.   Millennials, aged 18-35, make up 31% of eligible voters, yet turn out at the lowest rate of any other age cohort. What issues are at stake for this group, and how can they make the difference in one of the most crucial presidential votes of modern times?

Vocalist, Guitarist and Composer Allan Harris is back with his 11th album, Nobody's Gonna Love You BetterNobody's Gonna Love You Better is a follow up to the acclaimed Black Bar Jukebox record in 2015.  Harlem-born Harris' baritone vocals have been compared to the great Johnny Hartman.  Nobody's Gonna Love You Better (Love Production Records) includes four Harris originals.  As well, the album includes cover interpretations of songs from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and Spiral Staircase.

Ray Cornelius

Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK for the finale WCLK Wednesday Winddown Centennial Olympic Park Concert featuring The Dangerfeel Newbies. Enjoy an evening of cool beats and universal love featuring some of your favorite WCLK DJs. That's Wednesday Winddown, Wednesday, September 21 at 5:30p.m. in Centennial Olympic Park. Admission is only $5. More information is available here.

More information on The Dangerfeel Newbies available here.

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Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by proud WCLK Small Business Network member Tuff N' Speedy Movers. They're licensed, bonded and, insured and they feature same day moving. Tuff N' Speedy Movers can move you locally or long-distance with 20 and 24 foot trucks. Assembly and shrink wrap are included in your price. More information about Tuff N' Speedy Movers is available here.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners…show your appreciation during the WCLK Fall Jazz-A-Thon October 5 - 16, 2016.   Spend time with your favorite on air announcers while answering phone calls from listeners in Pledge Central. Why not bring a friend or a member of your club or organization? We have flexible shifts to fit any schedule.

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