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Community Engagement
11:31 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Rivablue Remembers Dr. Maya Angelou

Rivablue, host of The Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK, interviewed Dr. Maya Angelou on air in February, in advance of one of Dr. Angelou's final public appearances.  She shares her thoughts on what is a difficult day for her and for many of us around the world who have been inspired by Angelou:

As I received the news of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing I struggled to hold back the tears. I was going on the air in less than 3 minutes.

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Jazz
8:41 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Rivablue Has Your Midday Jazz

Join Rivablue for the best jazz and a lift for your work day on the Midday Jazz Swing, 10a-2p Monday through Friday online and on the air at 91.9 FM WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

Jazz
1:24 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

WCLK teams up with Jazz Roots for Jazz in the Classroom featuring Janis Siegel

WCLK's Riva Blue with vocalist Janis Siegel and the students of Hillgrove High School
Credit Ray Cornelius

Hillgrove High School students participated in Jazz in the Classroom yesterday featuring jazz vocalist Janis Siegel. The two-hour program chronicles Jazz history and its significance to pop, R&B and hip-hop music. The assembly was presented on behalf of Cobb Energy Centre’s Foundation ArtsBridge program and Atlanta’s jazz station, Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

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Jazz
1:35 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for Friday Jazz At The High Museum

You can join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for this month's edition of Friday Jazz At The High Museum.  Chesarek will be joined by a hot trio for the perfect way for you to avoid the traffic jam.  Catch the Dutch masterpiece paintings of the "Girl With A Pearl Earring" exhibit and fill your head with straight ahead Jazz At The High.

For more information about Friday Jazz At The High click here.

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Jazz
1:40 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Nikki Yanofsky Talks Jazz, Quincy Jones With Nicole Sweeney

Jazz Vocalist Nikki Yanofsky called in to The Midday Jazz Swing to talk about her career and her performance Thursday night May 23 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre as a part of An Evening With Quincy Jones and Friends, a benefit for the American Cancer Society celebrating their 100th birthday.

You can listen to the interview below.

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Jazz
1:08 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Will Goble and Nicole Sweeney Talk Friday Jazz @ The High



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Bassist Will Goble dropped by The Midday Jazz Swing today to talk about this evening's appearance at Friday Jazz At The High Museum.

The High Museum of Art is pleased to present The Will Goble Quartet featuring Gregory Tardy for May's Friday Jazz artists.

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Business
11:02 am
Fri May 3, 2013

WCLK Will Be There As The Atlanta Business League Recognizes Renee Lewis Glover

Renee Lewis Glover

WCLK will be there live Tuesday May 7 during the Midday Jazz Swing as the Atlanta Business League(ABL) celebrates their 35th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon honoring Renee Lewis Glover, CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority.

The event will start at 11:30am  at  the Hyatt  Regency Downtown-Atlanta.

Each year the ABL recognizes chief executive officers  for outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community activities. This year’s “Ceo of the Year” is Atlanta Housing Authority CEO Renee Lewis Glover

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Jazz
2:16 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Listen To The Midday Jazz Swing, Monday-Friday 10a-2p

In your car, home or office - tune into Midday Jazz Swing with Nicole Sweeney, weekdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM for an eclectic mix of mainstream jazz fused with familiar tunes, standards, vocals and Atlanta based Jazz artists. That's The Midday Jazz Swing with Nicole Sweeney, weekdays from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

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Jazz
11:20 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Honorable Judge Brenda H. Cole Joins Midday Jazz Swing To Talk About CAU Guild, Jazz Under The Stars

Hon. Judge Brenda H. Cole

Nicole Sweeney is joined on the Midday Jazz Swing today at noon by the Honorable Judge Brenda H. Cole for a discussion about the CAU Guild and it's annual fundraiser Jazz Under The Stars, coming up May 4 with Ramsey Lewis on the CAU Campus.  You can hear their chat on demand at the end of this post.

The CAU Guild has provided over $1.8 million to fund scholarships for students over the years.  Some 1,000 people are expected to attend this year's event, which takes place at 7pm in the Harkness Quadrangle on campus.

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Jazz
10:39 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Nicole Sweeney Hosts Steve Dancz and Willy Ziavino At Friday Jazz @ The High

Steve Dancz

Join Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz @ The High Museum this evening beginning at 5pm for a double feature that will last until midnight.  Steve Dancz and his sextet will play, followed by the Latin sounds of Willy Ziavino and the C.O.T. Band.

Stroll the museum and take in the Frida and Diego exhibit, and settle in for some top-flight jazz, all hosted by your Midday Jazz Swing host Nicole.

For more information about Friday Jazz At The High click here.

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