Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Joan Baum

WCLK listeners with an ear for the New Orleans sound will not want to miss the Aaron Neville Quintet and special guest Kristina Train on Thursday, October 15 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

Ticket information is available by clicking here.

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Savannah Music Festival

The Best of The Savannah Music Festival airs Sunday evenings at 6pm, hosted by festival curator Rob Gibson. This week's program features the SMF debut performance by the Christian McBride Trio, featuring Christian Sands on piano and Drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr. Stick around after the show for Jazz Night In America from NPR Music, HOSTED by Christian McBride.

The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management is a proud supporter of WCLK. They also support small businesses. They are currently accepting applications for the 2015 Small Business Development Program, designed to train contractors in sewer rehabilitation and construction management, a program designed to allow more people to bid on Atlanta's $4 billion in scheduled infrastructure upgrades.

Sue Ross joined me on the WCLK Public Affairs Block to talk about it.

WCLK will broadcast live from The King Center Thursday as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The King Center is inviting everyone to join in the Nonviolence 365 voter registration, education and responsibility” drive. The drive will be held on the grounds of the King Center at 449 Auburn Avenue on Thursday, August 6 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Rivablue will host Midday Jazz on site.

The young, jazz titan, Kamasi Washington, has the city of Atlanta buzzing in anticipation for his first performance here on Wednesday, August 5 at Aisle 5 in Little Five Points.   We are extremely excited to have him joining us at our WCLK studios on Wednesday to discuss his latest album, The Epic. We'll also be talking about the burgeoning, youth-driven jazz scene in Los Angeles, his work with the likes of Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar and the future of jazz.

New Music On WCLK- Eldar World Tour Vol. 1

Aug 4, 2015

Excellent work from pianist Eldar his 10th CD to date. WCLK is playing the tracks Hope recorded live in Atlanta and the Art Blakey classic Moanin'. This is surely a CD worth adding to your collection.

For more information about Eldar, click here.

Chateau Elan

Join us 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. Designed by renowned course archi­tect Denis Grif­fiths, this cham­pi­onship lay­out was instantly rec­og­nized as one of the top courses in Georgia. Water comes into play on ten of the 18 holes while 87 bunkers lend challenge and char­ac­ter to the lush bermuda fair­ways and bent­grass greens.

WCLK listeners who have missed hearing Dee Dee Bridgewater hosting Jazz Set, the late, great NPR show, will be happy to know that she's back with a new record on Okeh featuring Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. Dee Dee's Feathers. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added this record and you can hear it at various times during the day and overnight, particularly during Serenade To The City, Monday-Friday 10p-2a.

Joe Winchester

Join Jay Edwards for Jazz Tones on WCLK Saturdays from 2p-6p as he creates the mainstream and latin jazz soundtrack to your afternoon. Jay is joined this week by Master Percussionist Sammy Figueroa.

Wolf Creek Ampitheater, a proud supporter of Jazz 91.9 WCLK, presents the Wolf Creek Jazz Festival featuring Boney James, Maysa, Marion Meadows, Paul Taylor and more. The show goes off Saturday, September 26 at 7pm at Wolf Creek Ampitheater.

Tickets to this evening of smooth jazz under the stars are available here.