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.
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Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners may already know Takuya Kuroda from his trumpet playing in Jose James' band. Now Hiroda has his first record out on legendary jazz label Blue Note records. It's called Rising Son, and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Piri Piri and Mala in Serenade To The City, overnights.
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Those of you who made it to last week's Friday Jazz At The High event with Ike Stubblefield know the power of the mighty Hammond B-3 organ. You won't want to miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR this weekend on WCLK. Show will air at 6:00am Saturday and 7pm Sunday on Atlanta's Jazz Station.
This week's performance features Smith and his trio live at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.
Fulton Focus is a monthly presentation of WCLK and the Fulton County Office of Communications. On this month's program host Rob Maynard was joined by Fulton County Fire Chief Larry Few, Transportation Program Manager Victor Robinson, and Office of Aging Program Manager Kenn Vanhoose for a look at how Fulton County Government assisted citizens in during our recent winter storms.
You can find more information about Fulton County Government programs and initiatives by visiting their website here.
Stand by Me: A Celebration of African-American Song, features new arrangements of traditional African American spirituals and includes performances by the Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs and the Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society. This special African American History Month program is produced by WCLK, hosted by Program Director Aaron Cohen and it features Stephen M. Lee, arranger and composer of the music.
Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta’s Jazz Station celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a very special evening performance, Give Me the Night with George Benson on Friday, May 9, 8:00 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.
Redefining the world of music by garnering the first platinum Jazz album, Benson builds a connection with audiences through his iconic guitar riffs and compelling vocals. The Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Benefit Concert will feature trademark hits, classics and songs from Benson’s new album, Inspiration.
Wednesday night at 6pm Jamal skates an hour early and the Cancer Center at Clark Atlanta University presents Your Health Connection, a live talk show about facing up to cancer.
This month our topic is "coping with cancer" and JaQuitta is joined by guests including Tiffany Cochran, who cared for her father Johnny Cochran through terminal cancer, and Christal Jordan, an ovarian cancer survivor.
Some WCLK listeners managed to catch Kenny Barron live in November at Spivey Hall. In case you missed him, be sure to tune in for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR on WCLK Sunday at 7pm. You'll be glad you did.
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The U. S. Department of State welcomes academic journalists from Russia and particularly Russia's Far East, as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program. Following visits at the Grady School and Carter Center yesterday, this group will tour Clark Atlanta University and the King Center and historic district today, with stops at CAU-TV 23 and 91.9 FM WCLK. Welcome to our Russian colleagues as their own country's Olympic moment begins in Sochi.