Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

New Music: Intangible By Patrick Bradley

Nov 6, 2017

L.A. based Keyboardist Patrick Bradley has just released his third successive solo project in collaboration with Guitarist (and friend of Jazz 91.9 WCLK), Jeff Lorber.   Intangible, on his own Song Factory label, features horn solos from Andrew Carney, a guest appearance by Guitarist Paul Jackson, Jr., Jimmy Haslip on bass and Gary Novak on drums. You can hear cuts from Intangible at various times during the day on Jazz 91.9, in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.   

The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs presents the inaugural Emerging Jazz Icons on Saturday, November 4th at the Woodruff Arts Center. The series is designed to promote up-and-coming Jazz artists and the original Southern art form. Vocalist Charenée Wade, a featured artist on WCLK, kicks off the series. More information is available here.

Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by Positive Growth Inc., celebrating 20 years of service with an awards ceremony and evening of Jazz and entertainment featuring Comedian Griff, Jazz Vocalist Julie Dexter, and Jazz Trumpeter Joey Sommerville. This event happens Friday, November 3 at 6pm at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center in Decatur. Ticket information is available here. Julie Dexter, Joey Sommerville and Positive Growth Inc CEO Joseph T.

On the October 28 edition of The Local Take, I speak with Demetria Wideman about concessions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.   Ms. Wideman shares with us their upcoming "Taste" event taking place on Wednesday, November 1 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  She shares with us how dining in the airports is no longer limited to hot dogs.  Many Hartsfield-Jackson restaurants are destination locations for travelers from all over the world.  

In The HBCU Tradition-Erykah Badu

Oct 30, 2017
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Erykah Badu is a name that many recognize. She is named the First Lady of Neo-Soul, but did you know she attended Grambling State University, a Historically Black College and University/HBCU? Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK as we probe the proud unheralded history of HBCUs in a special screening of Stanley Nelson's new documentary Tell them We Are Rising on the historic HBCU campus of Clark Atlanta University.  The event will take place on November 15, 7:00 p.m.

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