Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is sponsored in part by The Atlanta Business League, presenting the 32nd Annual Super Tuesday Conference on Tuesday, October 11 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. Events include the Super Tuesday Awards Luncheon honoring 15 women entrepreneurs. ABL's Woman of The Year For Outstanding Achievement will be revealed. This is an excellent networking opportunity for existing and new ABL members. Click here for information on how you can attend this event.

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Hello Atlanta. I want to take a moment to invite you to tune in Sunday Morning to Joy In The Morning on WCLK. This is my first opportunity for Fall 2016 to do my part in helping to raise funds for Atlanta’s favorite gospel music radio station. I'll be joined in studio by Fonda Smith, as well as our volunteers ready to take your phone calls.

Clark Atlanta University President Dr. Ronald A. Johnson stopped by the SOUL of Jazz during WCLK's Fall Jazz-A-Thon to talk with Jamal Ahmad  about his love of Jazz and his vision for CAU.  Dr. Johnson is officially inaugurated as the fourth President of CAU on Saturday, October 8.  Festivities include a series of events and symposia.   For information on those events, click here.

New Music: New York Rhapsody By Lang Lang

Oct 3, 2016

With his new album New York Rhapsody on Sony Classical, Lang Lang pays homage to the great city of New York .  Lang Lang also pays homage to the music it has inspired such as all-time classic ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ plus wonderful songs like ‘Empire State of Mind,’ 'Tonight'  and ‘New York Minute.’   Joining Lang Lang on the album are guest artists:   Andra Day, Herbie Hancock, Lindsey Stirling and Madeleine Peyroux, to name a few.

Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK Saturday mornings at 8:00 a.m. for The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI).   Each Saturday morning you can hear a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley.  

New Music: Human Nature By Herb Alpert

Sep 29, 2016

Herb Alpert is an enduring figure in music and the music industry. He has given career breaks to untold musicians, and has given millions of dollars to further the cause of music education. The 81-year-old Alpert shows few signs of slowing down, and is back with his latest record Human Nature.   The record includes his take on a Michael Jackson classic, as well as several other covers and original compositions, including Doodles.

New Music: 360 By Ed Calle

Sep 26, 2016

Saxophonist Ed Calle hails from Miami and is a Latin Grammy-Award Winner.  His latest record on Mojito Records is called 360 and features more Contemporary and Mainstream Jazz.  The takes spotlights a smaller combination of players which includes Arturo Sandoval.  This combination is more straightforward Latin Jazz.  You can hear cuts from 360 at various times on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular on Sundays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Jazz Tones with Jay Edwards; and, during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

 Join us Saturday, September 24, 7:00 a.m. for CAU Now - Lifting Every Voice, a new program on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  CAU Now - Lifting Every Voice is a compelling monthly radio program highlighting academic excellence and issues in higher education from Clark Atlanta University faculty,  students and industry thought leaders.

Join me Saturday, September 24, 5:30 p.m. at Betty Mauldin Park in Downtown Historic Norcross, GA.   I will host Jazz in the Alley featuring the Jazz vocals of Tony Hightower.  The outdoor event is open to the public.  Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, picnic baskets and their favorite beverages.  Or, get dinner-to-go from one of the many nearby restaurants.

State Farm

Join Judi Crocker-Billingsley Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK for Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate.   She is joined by political strategist and outgoing Georgia State Representative Dr. Dee Dawkins-Haigler.   Millennials, aged 18-35, make up 31% of eligible voters, yet turn out at the lowest rate of any other age cohort. What issues are at stake for this group, and how can they make the difference in one of the most crucial presidential votes of modern times?