Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Community Engagement
1:22 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Heart To Heart With Dr. Tartt Returns Tuesday @ 6pm, Asks Real Questions About Cheating

Heart To Heart With Dr. Tartt returns to 91.9 WCLK on Tuesday, April 14 at 6pm with a provocative discussion about cheating in relationships.  How do you avoid the temptation to cheat? How can you try to heal after there has been cheating? Dr. Alduan Tartt is a licensed psychologist and relationship expert. For the program he will be joined by Psychologist and Professional Life Coach Dr. Pamela Thompson, as well as Milton and Vanessa Campbell, a couple who has resisted the temptation to cheat. Dr. Tartt and our guests will take your calls and tweets, live, beginning at six pm Tuesday.

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Community Engagement
2:31 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Join Your Favorite WCLK Personalities At The 79th Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Join us Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12 at Piedmont Park for the 79th Atlanta Dogwood Festival Presented by PNC Bank. WCLK will be broadcasting live both days along with plenty of giveaways, on-air interviews and more. This year's festival includes art, music, a new 5k run and a barbecue tasting event.

Atlanta Dogwood Festival Board of Directors Co-Chairperson Leslie Frappier stopped by WCLK to talk with Jamal Ahmad about it.

For more information on the 79th Atlanta Dogwood Festival Presented by PNC Bank, click here.

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Arts
12:57 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Faron Manuel, CAU Student, Artist and Curator Talks Négritude and More On The Local Take

Faron Manuel is a Clark Atlanta University student, artist and art curator.  His latest effort as a curator is entitled Negritude, and is currently on display at the CAU Art Galleries.

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Jazz
11:42 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Clark Terry Remembered In Special WCLK Screening of Keep On Keepin' On April 30 @ CAU

Justin Kauflin and Clark Terry in Keep On Keepin' On.

Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK in celebration of April as Jazz Appreciation month for a very special screening of Keep on Keepin’ On, A new Clark Terry documentary film, on Thursday, April 30, 7:00  p.m. at Davage Auditorium, located on the campus of Clark Atlanta University. 

The public is invited and an RSVP is required for free tickets to this event.

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Community Engagement
11:44 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Atlanta Dogwood Festival 2015 In Piedmont Park April 10-12, See You There

Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK programming comes from the 79th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Presented by PNC Bank. This year's festival brings art, international music, a new 5k run and a barbecue tasting event to Piedmont Park Friday-Sunday April 10-12.  We'll see you there!

For more information about this year's Atlanta Dogwood Festival, click here.

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Community Engagement
11:14 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Light, Bright, and Damn Near White Author Michelle Gordon Jackson On The Local Take

Author, Columnist and Screenwriter Michelle Gordon Jackson takes on the One Drop Rule in her book Light, Bright, and Damn Near White: Black Leaders Created By The One Drop Rule. Kiplyn Primus spoke with her about what yesterday's racial social engineering still has to do with today's, in a provocative conversation designed to engage the community.

You can hear The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus during the WCLK Public Affairs Block on Saturday mornings at 7a before the Tavis Smiley Show from PRI.

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Jazz
11:07 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Wolff and Clark's Expedition 2, Exclusively on WCLK

Michael Wolff

Michael Wolff has worked as a sideman and musical director for the likes of Nancy Wilson, Cal Tjader, Cannonball Adderley and the Arsenio Hall Band. His latest release with Drummer Mike Clark is their second record together, and features contemporary jazz takes on everyone from Eric Clapton to Diz, and Monk.

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is giving Expedition 2 spins throughout the WCLK broadcast day. You can support 91.9 WCLK by purchasing Expedition 2 from Amazon via the link below.  Thanks.

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Jazz
2:00 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Billy Strayhorn Smithsonian Jazz Appreciation Month Poster Available To All WCLK Members

April is Jazz Month, and the Smithsonian National Museum of History creates an annual poster featuring a great jazz artist. This year's honoree is legendary composer, pianist and Lennon to Duke Ellington's McCartney, Billy Strayhorn. Everyone who makes a pledge at any amount during our Spring Membership Campaign will receive a copy of this fine work.

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Community Engagement
6:13 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Kirk Whalum Supports Public Radio Jazz On WCLK. Will You?

Kirk Whalum helps with WCLK Spring Membership Campaign

Grammy-winning Saxophonist Kirk Whalum stopped by the radio station today to speak on the importance of having and maintaining public radio. He also made a contribution to the cause. We are in the midst of our Spring Pledge Drive in an effort to keep WCLK 91.9 alive and thriving. Thank you Mr. Whalum for taking the time to come in and speak to our Atlanta listeners.

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Jazz
3:37 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Trombonist Steve Turre Is Back With Spiritman, Swinging and Funky on WCLK

Trombonist Steve Turre's latest release is a wide-ranging set including jazz standards, a nod to Horace Silver, and Turre's alternate wind instrument take on playing seashells.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Spiritman throughout the day and night on 91.9 WCLK.

You can purchase Spiritman from Amazon via the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK.  Thanks.

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