Ellis Marsalis celebrates his 80th Birthday as his son Wynton and the Lincoln Center Orchestra invite Ellis and his band to join them at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. This live jazz celebration is featured this weekend on WCLK, Saturday at 6a and Sunday at 7p, from our friends at WGBO and NPR, heard exclusively in Atlanta on your public radio jazz station 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.
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Hear a Surround Sound remix of music from the Grammy-nominated album, in performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses three additional pieces that have special meaning at Newport. JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR is heard exclusively on WCLK Sunday evenings at 7pm.
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Tune in Sunday evening at 7pm for an amazing set by Terri Lyne Carrington as she and her band tear through a mondern re-imagining of the 1962 collaboration between Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach called Money Jungle.
Jazz 91.9 WCLK is your home for NPR Jazz, including JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Saturday mornings at six, Sunday evenings at 7pm.