Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Expansive Jazz Vocalist, Aimee Allen was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.  She has embraced and had an interest in Jazz since childhood.   Aimee's fourth and most recently released CD Matter of Time debuted in May.   The album is an exciting collection of Aimee's new compositions and unconventional interpretations of standards.   The CD features Romero Lubambo on guitar;  Francios Moutin  on bass;  Toru Dodo on piano; and,  Jacob Melchior on drums.

This past July she performed in Paris where she started her first vocal group, La Bossa Novice, after graduating from The Sorbonne.

Monterrey International

WCLK listeners with an ear for the New Orleans sound will not want to miss the Aaron Neville Quintet and special guest Kristina Train on Thursday, October 15 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

Ticket information is available by clicking here.

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Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by our friends at the Stone Mountain Jazz Festival, taking place Saturday, October 3 at 6pm at Stephenson High School. Performers include local artists featured on WCLK including Melvin Miller, the PR Experience, and 4 Korners. Enjoy some great local jazz with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Stephenson High School marching band.

WCLK Honors Wilton Felder Of The Crusaders

Sep 29, 2015
MCA Records

The world of Jazz lost another great artist with news that Wilton Felder passed over the weekend. He was 75 years old. WCLK  has been playing the music of the Crusaders for the past 41 years and we will continue to play the music of Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson, Wilton Felder and Stix Hooper. We will honor Wilton throughout the week. Please pay special attention the the mix of Jamal Ahmad on the Saturday Night Soul of Jazz 6pm to 9pm ET as he will honor Wilton Felder's massive works.

Do you listen to member-supported Jazz 91.9  WCLK?   Would you like to help make a difference WCLK and have fun doing it?   We've got the perfect opportunity - become a Jazz 91.9 WCLK Volunteer - during our Fall Membership Campaign October 14 - 25.  

Not only will you get to hang out with our staff and announcers, you can never tell when a celebrity guest will stop by to say hello and support Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

Frank Stewart/Jazz At Lincoln Center

Jazz Night In America from NPR airs on WCLK Sundays at 7pm, and is hosted by Christian McBride. This week's program features a salute to baritone saxophonist and clarinetist Joe Temperley. Temperley has led an illustrious career spanning several decades, performing in some of the best big bands that ever were. Temperley, now 85, has performed with the orchestras of Humphrey Lyttelton, Woody Herman, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, and of course, Duke Ellington.

Chuck Koehler / Creative Commons

Join us for The Local Take on WCLK Saturday morning at 7am as I speak with Kimberlyn Daniel, CEO of the YWCA of Greater Atlanta, and Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. They both have important conferences in Atlanta on Tuesday, September 22nd.

Brian Callahan

I caught up  with Mack Avenue recording artist Christian McBride following his Labor Day Weekend performance at the Detroit  Jazz Festival 2015, and we talked on JazzTones.  Christian was performing with The Mack Avenue Super Band an  All Star Ensemble of Bandleaders. He expressed that he was elated to perform with the Super Band and musicians including Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix, Alto Sax Tia Fuller, Sax Kirk Whalum, Vibraphonist Gary Burton, Drummer Carl Allen and Christian as the Musical Director and Bassist.

Basin Street Records

New Orleans horn man extraordinaire Kermit Ruffins is featured during Sunday's edition of Jazz In The New Millennium with Rick Mitchell, heard exclusively on WCLK.

Jazz In The New Millennium airs Sundays at 3pm on WCLK.

For more information on Kermit Ruffins, click here.


Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by the 8th Annual Atlanta Smooth Music Festival, Saturday afternoon September 12 at the Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre in Mableton. This is a full afternoon of smooth jazz featuring Nick Colionne, Jeff Lorber, Tim Bowman, Paula Atherton and Tony Exum, Jr..

Doors open at 1pm and showtime is at 2pm at one of suburban Atlanta's great outdoor live venues.

Ticket information is available at 770-819-7765 or click here.