Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

NEW MUSIC: Play By Nils

May 4, 2018

You can hear new music on Jazz 91.9 WCLK from Contemporary Jazz Guitarist, Nils. His new record is called Play (Baja Records) and, is composed, produced, performed and engineered by this German guitarist who has been making music in California since the 1980s -  first as a session player for the Temptations, George Benson and Rick Braun, then on his own as a solo artist. 

Jazz Tones Insights - Monika Herzig's Sheroes

Apr 28, 2018

On the Sunday, April 29 edition of Jazz Tones from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I'll be joined by Monika Herzig.  She is a composer, pianist, arranger, author and Head of Indiana University's Music Department.   Her recent release Sheroes is the second release of this all female international band.

The Local Take on WCLK has covered sex trafficking issues from the beginning as part of our engagement with the community. I spoke with Shawn Smash-Jett of Wealthy Divas and Shoptalk with Shay about her role as an activist against human trafficking. Shawn shares with our listeners that she attended the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit held this month in Washington, DC.  She was there when the federal government shut down BackPage.com a site used to facilitate sex trafficking.

NEW MUSIC: Awakening By Michelle Coltrane

Apr 25, 2018

Michelle is the only daughter of John and Alice Coltrane. She was born in Paris and experienced her formative years as a DJ in Japan, where she began to do voiceover work and then began singing.  Her new release on BluJazz Productions is called Awakening.   

Jazz Tones Insights - Dr. Lonnie Smith

Apr 21, 2018

Join me for Jazz Tones on WCLK Sunday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m. as I feature a rare opportunity to interview Dr. Lonnie Smith - organist,composer, arranger and vocalist.  He is a native of Buffalo, New York, and is considered a living legend icon. 

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