Mark Angel

Jazz
12:57 pm
Sat June 28, 2014

Jose James Drops By WCLK, Helps Jamal Ahmad During Pledge Drive

Jose James and Jamal Ahmad @ WCLK
Credit Craig M Garrett

Jose James is considered by many to be the greatest contemporary jazz vocalist.  He plays live in ATL tonight at The Variety Playhouse.  Of course he stopped by WCLK to talk with Jamal Ahmad on the Soul of Jazz, and helped Jamal and Mark Angel during our Fiscal Year End Membership Campaign.  Because that's the kind of guy he is.

You can support jazz public radio WCLK by purchasing Jose James' new release While You Were Sleeping by purchasing it from Amazon using the link below:

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Arts
12:13 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Neo-Soul To Blues and Jazz @ Bessie Smith Heritage Festival This Weekend In Chattanooga

The 6th Annual Bessie Smith Heritage Festival goes down this weekend in the heart of Chattanooga, and features two days  of Blues, Jazz, Neo Soul and R&B.  ATL's own (and friend of WCLK) Joey Sommerville will be blowing his horn there, too.  Joey stopped by to talk a little with Mark Angel about this weekend's festival, just a hop, skip and jump up I-75 to celebrate the life of American Blues original Bessie Smith, a native of Chattanooga.

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