Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Community Engagement
7:53 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Tax Day Is Tuesday April 15. Here Are Some Last Minute Tips

Mark Green from the Internal Revenue Service stopped by WCLK to remind our listeners and members that Tuesday is Tax Day.  He also gave us some good last minute tips to ensure that you pay what you owe, receive back what is due you, and keep things straight with Uncle Sam.

For plenty of information about e-filing, the Earned Income Tax Credit, extension forms and more, you can find the IRS by clicking here.  You can also phone them up for last minute information at 800-829-1040.

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Community Engagement
1:33 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Join WCLK At The Atlanta Dogwood Festival In Piedmont Park This Weekend

WCLK Staff and personalities will be enjoying the annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park this weekend.  Come see us at the WCLK table, meet various announcers and staff-members, and hear on the air updates from the Atlanta Dogwood Festival Saturday and Sunday.  An Atlanta staple for more than 75 years, there is something for everyone at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, taking place Fri-Sat-Sun April 11-13.

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Jazz
9:52 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Citrus Sun

Citrus Sun is a band that includes Bluey from Incognito and legendary finger picking guitarist Jim Mullen.  Their new record People of Tomorrow also includes most members of Incognito.  You might guess that WCLK is all over this, and you  would be right.  People of Tomorrow is the Serenade To The City Pick of The Week, chosen by station PD Aaron Cohen, who is currently playing Yesterday Detroit and People of Tomorrow on the station.

For more information about Citrus Sun, click here.

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Jazz
12:04 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Congratulations To Curtis Jones of College Park, Seabreeze Jazz Festival/WCLK Grand Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Curtis Jones of College Park, who won the grand prize drawing following WCLK's Spring Membership Campaign.  Everyone who supported WCLK during our drive was entered for a chance to win tickets and accommodations at the upcoming Seabreeze Jazz Festival.  Jones' name was pulled during Morning Jazz with Morris on Monday and now he will be off to Panama City Beach for salt air, sunshine, and live jazz.

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Jazz
11:17 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Earl Klugh Performs 4/12 @ Ferst Center Talks With Jay Edwards On JazzTones

Guitarist Earl Klugh returns to the Ferst Center For The Arts at Georgia Tech on Saturday, April 12, with a Night Of Guitars that includes solo, duo and trio performances with fellow guitarists Chuck Loeb and Norman Brown.

Klugh's latest record is Handpicked, a collection of his favorite cover songs.  Klugh and WCLK's Jay Edwards chatted recently about the record, the upcoming Atlanta performance, and his role as an artist inside and outside of jazz.

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Community Engagement
8:21 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

The Call To True Beauty Observes National Sexual Abuse Awareness Month

WCLK, Clark Atlanta University, Verizon Wireless, and the Partnership Against Domestic Violence(PADV) began a compelling monthly series of radio programs designed to bring about healthy, violence free relationships.  The Call To True Beauty's debut program featured Host Daphne Walker talking with Jennifer Bivins, President and CEO of The Georgia Network To End Sexual Assault(GNESA).  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month nationwide, and Walker and Bivins took several calls from a wide range of people with questions and experience with this issue.

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Arts
12:55 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Wayne Shorter At 80 @ Rialto Center April 5. Shorter Talks With Jay Edwards

Legendary saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter is celebrating his 80th birthday by touring with a quartet including Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade, in conjunction with Shorter's new record Without A Net.  They appear at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University downtown on Saturday, April 5.

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Community Engagement
1:25 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Attend Seabreeze Jazz Fest in Panama City As A VIP By Calling WCLK With Your Pledge Today!

Just call 404-880-8807 during our Spring Membership Campaign and you will be entered for our grand prize drawing for a VIP ticket and accommodation package to attend the 2014 Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City April 23-27.

Vip package for two (2)  that includes: two (2) vip tickets to the entire four (4) day festival,vip parking pass and four (4) night stay/accomodations at the Seychelles Beach Resort - a beautiful gulf-front condominium.

About Seabreeze Jazz Festival:

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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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