Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Business
5:49 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Fonda Smith Has Your Traffic Reports on WCLK, Brought To You By Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead

WCLK's Fonda Smith tries to keep you out of Atlanta's traffic jams, Monday through Friday during Morning Jazz with Morris In The Morning,  and afternoons during the Soul of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad.  Traffic reports on WCLK are made possible in part by Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, a proud supporter of 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

If you would like more information about Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, click here.

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Jazz
11:34 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Takuya Kuroda Rising Son

Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners may already know Takuya Kuroda from his trumpet playing in Jose James' band.  Now Hiroda has his first record out on legendary jazz label Blue Note records.  It's called Rising Son, and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Piri Piri and Mala in Serenade To The City, overnights.

For more information about Takuya Kuroda, click here.

You can get a copy of Rising Son, and support 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station by purchasing it from Amazon at the link below:

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Jazz
8:55 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Dr. Lonnie Smith Grooves The Hammond B-3 This Weekend On JazzSet From NPR on WCLK

Dr. Lonnie Smith
Credit Benedict Smith/courtesy of the artist

Those of you who made it to last week's Friday Jazz At The High event with Ike Stubblefield know the power of the mighty Hammond B-3 organ.  You won't want to miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR this weekend on WCLK.  Show will air at 6:00am Saturday and 7pm Sunday on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

This week's performance features Smith and his trio live at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.

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Community Engagement
9:25 am
Sat February 22, 2014

Fulton Focus Debriefs On County Services During Our Recent Winter Storms

Fulton Focus is a monthly presentation of WCLK and the Fulton County Office of Communications.  On this month's program host Rob Maynard was joined by Fulton County Fire Chief Larry Few, Transportation Program Manager Victor Robinson, and Office of Aging Program Manager Kenn Vanhoose for a look at how Fulton County Government assisted citizens in during our recent winter storms.

You can find more information about Fulton County Government  programs and initiatives by  visiting their website here.

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Arts
3:23 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Stand by Me Features CAU Philharmonic Society, Morehouse, Spelman College Glee Clubs Sunday @11a

Stand by Me Composer and Arranger Stephen M. Lee, Artist In Residence at The Lyke House:The Catholic Center at AUC.

Stand by Me: A Celebration of African-American Song,  features new arrangements of traditional African American spirituals and includes performances by the Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs and the Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society.  This special African American History Month program is produced by WCLK, hosted by Program Director Aaron Cohen and  it features Stephen M. Lee, arranger and composer of the music.

Stand by Me airs on Sunday, February 23 at 11am.

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Jazz
3:07 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz Legacy Gala & Concert

The Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner, tributes and a special serenade by Dianne Reeves. Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert.
Credit Shed Jackson

In addition to a special serenade by Dianne Reeves, the Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner and tributes.    Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert.  Reserve your table seats by clicking here.

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Jazz
9:08 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week-Anton Schwartz Flash Mob

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has picked the title track to Anton Schwartz' Flash Mob release to bring on some serious tenor sax riffage to late nights for Atlanta's jazz listeners.

Tim Wilkins at our jazz sister station WBGO in lovely Newark recently wrote an extended piece about Schwartz, you can read that by clicking here.

You can purchase Flash Mob from Amazon and support WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station since 1974, by clicking below:

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Community Engagement
8:48 am
Tue February 18, 2014

JaQuitta Williams, Guests Take Your Calls About Coping With Cancer on Your Health Connection

JaQuitta Williams is the host of Your Health Connection on WCLK. She has an extensive background in broadcast journalism and is a triple negative breast cancer survivor.

Wednesday night at 6pm Jamal skates an hour early and the Cancer Center at Clark Atlanta University presents Your Health Connection, a live talk show about facing up to cancer. 

This month our topic is "coping with cancer" and JaQuitta is joined by guests including Tiffany Cochran, who cared for her father Johnny Cochran through terminal cancer, and Christal Jordan, an ovarian cancer survivor. 

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Jazz
8:27 am
Sat February 15, 2014

Kenny Barron and Dave Holland Light Up JazzSet From NPR, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK

Some WCLK listeners managed to catch Kenny Barron live in November at Spivey Hall.  In case you missed him, be sure to tune in for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR on WCLK Sunday at 7pm.  You'll be glad you did.

For more about JazzSet and Kenny Barron, click here.

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Community Engagement
8:35 am
Fri February 7, 2014

CAU, U.S. Department of State Welcome Russian Journalists On Olympic Kickoff

The U. S. Department of State welcomes academic journalists from Russia and particularly Russia's Far East, as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program.  Following visits at the Grady School and Carter Center yesterday, this group will tour Clark Atlanta University and the King Center and historic district today, with stops at CAU-TV 23 and 91.9 FM WCLK.  Welcome to our Russian colleagues as their own country's Olympic moment begins in Sochi.

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