From Jamal Ahmad, who hosted this edition of WCLK's ongoing Jazz Education series. "...Had a wonderful time hosting the Jazz Roots educational series this morning at North Atlanta High School w/ legendary South African singer/guitarist, Jonathan Butler! It was so inspiring to see him jam with a quartet that was comprised of students! They jammed Charlie Parker's "Now is the time" and Stanley Turrentine's "Sugar" and even played a traditional South African tune with him! Don't count the kids out good people! There is still hope!"
In the May issue of the Jazzette: capture your mind with music; Jonathan Butler loves the kids – Jazz in the Classroom; A Live Conversation with Jazz Musician Tia Fuller; programming highlights, live event listing and more in the Jazzette. Click here.
Be sure to Listen Up! to Jazz 91.9 WCLK now through May 21, 2013 for your chance to win tickets to enjoy an evening with Quincy Jones and Friends on 05/23 8 PM @TheFoxTheatre.