Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Join us Saturday morning at 7:30am on WCLK for The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney Shelton MD.  Dr. Shelton will be joined by Cardiologist Dr. F Michael Toca for a compelling discussion about how you can take care of your heart for a longer, healthier life. Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in America. How can you improve your odds of avoiding it? Fitness expert Genise shelton will provide useful fitness tips for heart health, too.

Dr. Shelton is a Board Certified Internist and Primary Care Physician and the Director of the Shelton Hospitalist Group, LLC.

Last week on Jazz Tones on WCLK(Sundays 3pm-7pm) I was joined by Brent Fischer.  He is a Grammy-winning producer and BMI composer and arranger. He has credits on records with over 30 million copies sold for pop, R&B and Jazz royalty including Dianne Reeves, Raphael Saadiq, Al Jarreau, Prince and D'Angelo. Fischer worked with his father Clare Fischer for over thirty years.  Clare Fischer was also a pianist, composer and arranger.

PNC Bank and Jazz 91.9 WCLK celebrate Atlanta's African American Business Leaders--Henry “Hank” James Thomas was born on August 29, 1941 in Jacksonville, Florida. He spent most of his childhood in St. Augustine. As a student at Howard University, Hank Thomas joined the first Freedom Rider group on May 4, 1961. On Mothers Day, when the  bus Thomas was riding on reached Anniston, Alabama, it was set on fire by the Ku Klux Klan. Ten days later Thomas rode from Montgomery to Jackson, Mississippi. There he was incarcerated at the notorious, Parchman State Prison Farm.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Spring Membership Drive is just around the corner.  And, we couldn’t wait to give you a special reason to donate early!  Now through March 1, when you make an online donation to WCLK, you’re automatically entered into a random drawing to win one of five pair of passes to the Orlando Jazz Festival, March 10 - 11 in sunny Orlando, Florida.  

Creative Loafing

PNC Bank and Jazz 91.9 WCLK celebrate Atlanta's African American Business Leaders-Rashid Nuri.  Nuri was born in Boston, the son of a military officer he attended 14 schools before the family settled in San Diego. Rashid obtained his undergraduate degree from Harvard and master’s degree in Plant/Soil Science from the University of Massachusetts. During his studies Nuri helped to install the first organic community garden in San Diego. Following graduation he moved to Georgia where he managed 13,000 acres of farm land for the Nation of Islam.

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