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This week on The Local Take I speak with Gary Golio and Charlotte Riley-Webb about the children's book:

Strange Fruit Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song. The children's novel  for those age Eight - 12 shares not only the biography of the legendary Jazz singer but also her serendipitous meeting with: Abel Meeropol, Barney Joesphson and John Hammond.

Jimmy Katz

Spivey Hall is a proud supporter of Jazz on WCLK. They are bringing Trumpeter Sean Jones and his quartet on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30pm. The quartet includes Orrin Evans in keys, Luques Curtis on bass, and Mark Whitfield, Jr. on Drums. Acoustically superb Spivey Hall is located on the Campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, just 10 minutes south of the perimeter on I-75. The Show will be hosted by Mark Angel, host of the Contemporary Jazz Showcase on WCLK.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK  is sponsored in part by The Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in downtown Atlanta. On Thursday, March 2, The Suite Jazz Series brings guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer Steve Oliver to the stage for one night only. He's been on the Billboard charts and on Contemporary Jazz tours, earning a reputation for his versatility including flavors of Latin, World Music and Electronic sounds. Reservation information for The Suite Jazz Series, featuring guitarist Steve Oliver is available at 404-577-2500 or click here for more information.

Mads Tolling is a two time Grammy-winning violinist who brings back some of the best loved TV and other optimistic music of the 1960s on his new release Playing the 60s. In addition to his quartet, Tolling welcomes guest musicians including:   Stanley Clarke, Kenny Washington and Kalil Wilson.  You can hear cuts from Playing the 60s at various times on Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

Insights - Jazz Tones: Carmen Lundy Talks Code Noir

Feb 25, 2017
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Join me Sunday, February 26 on Jazz Tones on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.   I talk with renowned vocalist Carmen Lundy about her new Afrasia Productions release Code Noir.  According to Lundy, "these songs encompass the musical and artistic influences from the African Diaspora and it's influences -- Jazz, Blues, Swing, Funk and the exploration into the Avant-Garde." This musical release is Carmen's personal musical voyage.

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