Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

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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Jazz
2:06 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

WCLK Pick of The Week--Theo Croker/Afro Physicist

WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen has added the lastest from trumpet player Theo Croker.  The release is called Afro Physicist, and features a band including , , , , ,

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Jazz
1:21 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Wednesday Winddown Slide Show

Credit Allen C. Blue http://momentsforever.zenfolio.com/

If you were at last week's May Wednesday Winddown Concert at Centennial Olympic Park, you had a blast listening to Marcell McCoy and Joey Sommerville bring the music.  If you want to relive that event, click here for Moments Forever Photography's pics of the event.

Join us Wednesday evening, June 25 for the next free Wednesday Winddown event featuring Milkshake Mayfield.

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Jazz
11:37 am
Fri May 30, 2014

WCLK Pick of The Week, Cindy Bradley's Bliss

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Cindy Bradley's Bliss to the station's rotation, particularly playing the cut Riverside Jive.  Bradley cites her major influences in jazz as fellow-trumpet players Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan and Blue Mitchell. When she is not touring or playing at jazz festivals, she works as a public elementary school band teacher in New Jersey.

For more information about Cindy Bradley, click here.

You can purchase a copy of Bliss at the Amazon link below and support WCLK at the same time.

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Business
10:23 am
Sat May 17, 2014

CAU's Dr. Peter Molnar Talks Big Data and Career Opportunities

CAU's Peter Molnar, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Clark Atlanta University Department of Computer and Information Science, who last week was among a select group of industry leaders chosen to deliver keynote addresses at the Atlanta branch of the "Big Data Week" global conference.

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Community Engagement
6:10 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Atlanta Business League 36th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon Tue 5/21

The Atlanta Business League holds it's 36th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 21 at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.  This year's honorees include

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