Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Community Engagement
11:00 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Fulton Focus Features National Night Out, Back To School, Affordable Housing and Election Info

Fulton Focus is a partnership between WCLK and Fulton County Communications that helps everyone be aware of programs and initiatives available to the nearly 1 million people living in WCLK's home county.

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Community Engagement
12:28 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Young African Leaders Initiative On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Kiplyn Primus was joined Saturday morning July 12 for The Local Take, as she welcomed participants in the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative.  The  Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60 percent of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35.

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Jazz
12:52 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week-Sean Jones Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is adding the latest release from bandleader, educator, trumpeter and composer Sean Jones.  The record is called Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen, out on Mack Avenue.

To find out more about Sean Jones, click here.

You can support WCLK by purchasing Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen by clicking on the link below:

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Community Engagement
10:20 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Hosea Feed The Hungry Back To School Jamboree Sunday @ Turner Field

Credit Jonathon Phillips http://capturelifethroughthelens.com/

Hosea Feed the Hungry extends their summer efforts of helping working families and those families who are less fortunate by hosting their annual Back to School Jamboree. The annual event will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Turner Field Red parking lot.

This event comes just in time for families as they begin to plan for the end of summer and beginning of a new year at school. The event is open to all families and the admission is absolutely free. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

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Community Engagement
2:03 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

What Would You Do If You Saw Domestic Violence? Listen To The Call To True Beauty

What would you do if you suspected a friend was a victim of domestic violence?  What would you do if you saw someone being threatened or abused in a DV situation?  That's what we talked about on The Call To True Beauty on WCLK Wednesday, July 2.

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Community Engagement
2:57 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Thanks To Everyone Who Supported WCLK During Our Fiscal Year End Drive!

Thank you to all of you who made a pledge of support during our 2014 fiscal year-end membership campaign. Because of you, our campaign was a huge success.

We can now begin our new fiscal year on target to meet our goals in the coming year.

WCLK has some exciting events planned as we continue celebrating 40 years on the air, including our upcoming golf tournament and our Fall concert.  You will hear more about these in the coming weeks.

Your support makes all the difference for a public radio station like WCLK.

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Jazz
1:29 pm
Sat June 28, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week-Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Enjoy The View

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Bobby Hutcherson's latest Blue Note release Enjoy The View.  You can hear various cuts on 91.9 FM and online here.

Here's what Blue Note has to say about Enjoy The View:

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Jazz
12:57 pm
Sat June 28, 2014

Jose James Drops By WCLK, Helps Jamal Ahmad During Pledge Drive

Jose James and Jamal Ahmad @ WCLK
Credit Craig M Garrett

Jose James is considered by many to be the greatest contemporary jazz vocalist.  He plays live in ATL tonight at The Variety Playhouse.  Of course he stopped by WCLK to talk with Jamal Ahmad on the Soul of Jazz, and helped Jamal and Mark Angel during our Fiscal Year End Membership Campaign.  Because that's the kind of guy he is.

You can support jazz public radio WCLK by purchasing Jose James' new release While You Were Sleeping by purchasing it from Amazon using the link below:

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Jazz
11:25 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Lira Drops By WCLK, Sprinkles Neo-Soul Fairy Dust, Talks With Jamal Ahmad

Platinum-selling South African singer/model/actress Lira has already conquered South Africa and much of Europe with her irresistible blend of R&B, Jazz and African styles.  She appears tonight in Atlanta at Vinyl at Center Stage as part of a short East-West Coast U.S. tour.

Lira dropped by to chat with Jamal Ahmad on The Soul of Jazz, and left us all entranced.

You can purchase Lira's lates record Rise Again from Amazon via the link below and support WCLK at the same time:

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Jazz
10:23 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Jay Edwards Talks M'Boom with Joe Chambers On Jazz Tones on WCLK

Legendary drummer Joe Chambers fronts the latest iteration of Max Roach's  amazing percussion ensemble called M'Boom, appearing 6/14@8p at the Rich Theatre at the Woodruff Arts Center at 8pm.

Jay Edwards on Joe Chambers:

Joe Chambers-- drummer, composer, vibraphonist and educator has performed with numerous icons in Jazz.  A native of Philadelphia and former drummer with Max Roach, Chambers appears in M'Boom. 

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