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Jazz
4:55 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

WCLK Holiday Music--Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse Presents A New Orleans Creole Christmas

As part of 91.9 FM WCLK's Holiday Jazz Tradition, PD Aaron Cohen is playing Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Playhouse Review's record A New Orleans Creole Christmas.  Glad tidings, good cheer, spicy gumbo, and New Orleans music to you for the holidays from WCLK!

You can purchase A New Orleans Creole Christmas from Amazon  and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on the banner below.  Thank you!

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Community Engagement
11:50 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Your Health Connection Considers The Media's Role In Health Messages

Kevyn Stewart, JaQuitta Williams, Fred Blankenship
Credit Carmen Jones

The December edition of Your Health Connection featured a discussion of the media's role in health messaging.  Do the narratives and news cycles preferred by today's news media help or hinder getting the word out to everyone about health advances, preventive care, and common sense when it comes to staying healthy?

Host JaQuitta Williams was joined by News Anchor Fred Blankenship of Channel 2 Action News and Fox 5 Atlanta Senior Producer Kevyn Stewart for a lively discussion Wednesday, December 16.

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Arts
9:45 am
Tue December 16, 2014

The Tavis Smiley Show Compels And Entertains, Saturdays @8a Exclusively on WCLK

Hear Tavis Smiley exclusively on WCLK, Saturday Mornings at 8am.

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Jazz
10:47 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Happy 80th Birthday Ellis Marsalis, This Weekend On Jazz Night In America On WCLK

Happy Birthday, Ellis Marsalis
Credit Lawrence Sumulong/Jazz at Lincoln Center

Ellis Marsalis celebrates his 80th Birthday as his son Wynton and the Lincoln Center Orchestra invite Ellis and his band to join them at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.  This live jazz celebration is featured this weekend on WCLK, Saturday at 6a and Sunday at 7p, from our friends at WGBO and NPR, heard exclusively in Atlanta on your public radio jazz station WCLK.

For more info on this performance, click here.

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Jazz
10:37 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Peter White's Smile, Jazz Guitar Lives on WCLK

Peter White’s 14th solo album Smile is out now and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing this record throughout the day, but particularly during Serenade To The City, Mondays-Fridays 10p-2a.

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Jazz
9:18 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Joey DeFrancesco Home For The Holidays Exclusively On WCLK

Multi-instrumentalist Joey DeFrancesco is the latest artist to make the WCLK Holiday Jazz music rotation, as PD Aaron Cohen has added cuts from his new release Home For The Holidays.  You will hear it in the WCLK jazz mix between now and the first of the year.

If you like it and want to own it for yourself, click on the Amazon banner below and purchase Home For The Holidays, and part of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK.  Thanks, and Happy Holidays!

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Jazz
9:37 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Johnny O'Neal Returns, This Weekend On Jazz Night In America

Johnny O'Neal

Jazz Night In America is NPR Music's flagship jazz program, and airs in Atlanta exclusively on WCLK Saturday mornings at 6a and Sunday evenings at 7p.  The program is produced by NPR, our friends at WBGO in Newark, and the Jazz At Lincoln Center program.  This weekend you can hear from off the radar piano virtuoso and vocalist Johnny O'Neal.

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Jazz
9:18 am
Thu December 4, 2014

David Benoit Brings A Christmas Tribute To Charlie Brown @ Ferst Center Dec 5

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by enjoying the classic Vince Guaraldi Christmas tunes performed by David Benoit, one of the greatest contemporary jazz pianists. Benoit appears at the Ferst Center for the Performing Arts at Georgia Tech on Friday, December 5. For information on tickets to this holiday jazz event, click here. Want to purchase Benoit's  Remembering Christmas album?  Click on the Amazon banner below and part of the proceeds will go to

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Jazz
3:17 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Jazz Holiday Music Is Here on WCLK, Featuring It's Christmas On Mack Avenue

It's that time of year, and you will hear holiday jazz cuts on WCLK throughout the day to get you in the festive mood.  A new release currently featured by WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is "It's Christmas On Mack Avenue", featuring artists including Tia Fuller, Sean Jones, Christian McBride and others.

You can purchase It's Christmas On Mack Avenue from Amazon, and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on the banner below.  Happy Holidays from WCLK!

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Community Engagement
2:39 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

U.S. Dept of Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell Visits CAU On Listening Tour

U.S. Department of Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell visited Clark Atlanta University on Tuesday for a listening session with CAU students, as part of a national tour highlighting the Obama Administration's Higher Education Agenda.  He also stopped by WCLK to discuss college affordability and opportunity, as he leads efforts to reach President Obama’s 2020 goal, for our nation to once again have the largest proportion of college graduates in the world.

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