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Join Rick Mitchell for Jazz In The New Millennium Sunday at 3pm following Debb Moore's Sunday Jazz Suite on WCLK. Rick covers the music and influence of Mexican jazz pianist and bandleader Arturo O'Farrill. Sundays at WCLK are filled with jazz and blues, including The Savannah Music Festival Live at 6pm, Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride at 7pm, Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland at 8pm and Cafe Jazz with Gene Knight at 9pm.

August 9th marked the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Out of that tragedy, the Black Lives Matter movement was born. This movement in part has protested with disruptive acts and civil disobediance.  In Atlanta, the local affiliate of Black Lives Matter is called  Its Bigger Than You.  They led one of the largest protests in Atlanta in support of Michael Brown.  This is the group that shut down the connector, and they've disrupted weekend brunch at various restaurants around Atlanta.  

Norman Brown is an internationally-known jazz guitarist and a friend of WCLK and Clark Atlanta University. He'll be one of a number of celebrities including Evander Holyfield, Joey Sommerville, Jeff Sparks, and Kipper Jones  joining us at for the WCLK Golf Event Monday, August 31 at the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort Golf Club northeast of Atlanta.  Golfers can play the beau­ti­ful 7,030 yard, par 71 with con­toured fair­ways, three lakes and two mean­der­ing streams.

Join us Wed August 19 at 6pm for a special 'best of' edition of Your Health Connection with JaQuitta Williams.  This program about coping with cancer features  Tiffany Cochran Edwards, Ezell Blues, and Christal Jordan.Tiffany Cochran was caregiver for her father Johnny Cochran through his battle with terminal brain cancer.  Ezell Blues is a nine year prostate cancer survivor who is also caring for a teenage son who has leukemia.  Publicist Christal Jordan is an ovarian cancer survivor.

New Jazz Music On WCLK

Aug 18, 2015

Larry Carlton and David T. Walker get together for the very first time and share the stage live at the Billboard in Tokyo. Larry has done an excellant job on this live recording and I'm glad he had the wisdom to add David T. Walker to the band. It's been five years since we've heard from David T. Walker and his playing on this record is impeccable! WCLK is playing several tracks from this new release. Burnable, 10pm, and Nite Crawler can be heard daily on WCLK. For all of you Jazz lovers here is another CD that should be in your Jazz collection.

Dr. Alduan Tartt returns for the August edition of Heart To Heart Tuesday evening at 6pm, made possible by Verizon Wireless and Clark Atlanta University. Most people have their "list" of criteria for their ideal date/mate, but what constitutes realistic vs. unrealistic expectations?  And what happens when, once in a relationship, you discover that what appeared to be golden is just spray paint?  How should you  work through "adjusting expectations?"  What is your criteria?  Deal breakers?  Bargaining chips?

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Rick Mitchell's Jazz In The New Millennium features Detroit's own jazz violinist Regina Carter, Sunday at 3pm on WLCK. She began playing jazz music as a student at the Boston Conservatory of Music, and her inimitable style has been in the spotlight since her 1987 debut with the all female jazz quintet Straight Ahead.

Join us WCLK each weekend for the very best in syndicated Jazz programs from NPR Music and others.

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The 4th Annual Jazz Under the Stars, sponsored by the Marriage Ministry at St. Philip AME Church in Atlanta, took place Friday, August 7th and featured Kathleen Bertrand and Jeff Sparks. It was an evening to remember, the weather was perfect and a good time was had by all in attendance. Jazz 91.9 WCLK was the media host, represented at the event by our own Kerwin D. Sims. We extend our sincere thanks to Pastor William Watley, Danny Wilson and the entire St. Philip AME Church family!

More at www.saintphilip.org

New Jazz Music On WCLK-Teri Lyne Carrington

Aug 13, 2015

Master drummer and vocalist Terri Lyne Carrington has just released a new CD titled the Mosaic Project: Love & Soul. Ms. Carrington has surrounded herself with some of the finest vocalist in the world of Jazz and R&B. The likes of Natalie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Chaka Khan and Liz Wright to name a few. WCLK is currently playing Come Sunday featuring Natalie Cole and When I Found You featuring Liz Wright. This beautiful piece of work can be heard daily on WCLK 91.9FM and streaming right here.

Lindsey Webster Is Bringing Soul To Woodstock NY

Aug 12, 2015

Jazz 91.9fm WCLK was recently graced with the lovely and soulful presence of soul singer, Lindsey Webster, who was in town to promote her latest album "You Change".