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Legendary trombonist and conch shell virtuoso Steve Turre brings a monster lineup to Jazz at Lincoln Center to celebrate the 80th birthday of one of his influences, the late Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Christian McBride is your host Sunday at 7pm on WCLK for Jazz Night In America from NPR Music and our friends at WBGO/Newark.

More about Steve Turre here.

More about Rahsaan Roland Kirk here.

You can hear your favorite nationally-syndicated jazz public radio programming from National Public Radio right here and also on 91.9 FM WCLK. Whether it's Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride, Piano Jazz with the late Marian McPartland, or Piano Jazz Rising, you will hear great jazz artists in legendary venues, courtesy our our partners at NPR. WCLK is Jazz Public Radio in Atlanta. Are you a member?

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David Murray is a saxophonist who has played on records across the musical spectrum. Join us for Jazz Night In America With Christian McBride from NPR Sunday at 7pm on 91.9 WCLK as we feature  his four man clarinet summit, recorded at the 2015 Winter Jazzfest. Winter, ahh. WCLK is your home for NPR Jazz.

For more about Jazz Night with Christian McBride from NPR and this performance, click here.

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Jazz Saxophonist Jimmy Green's world forever changed when his daughter Ana died in the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012. He has taken his feelings and produced a jazz opus called Beautiful Life. Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride airs Sunday at 7pm on WCLK and will feature a live performance of Beautiful Life.

WCLK features NPR Music's new flagship jazz program Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride, Sunday evenings at 7p. This week's program features a tribute to the inimitable jazz sounds of the Hammond B-3 organ, the first electric keyboard. Philadelphia was a center of the original B-3 jazz sound, including that of the late, great Jimmy Smith.

This week's program is a live recording from WXPN Philadelphia's World Cafe Live, including many of Philly's best live jazz musicians.

Hear NPR's Jazz Night In America With Christian McBride on WCLK Sunday evenings at 7pm, the perfect jazz chill out for the end of your weekend.

Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride is NPR's new flagship jazz program, co-produced by our friends at WBGO in Newark and hosted by Christian McBride.  The program airs Sundays at 7pm on 91.9 WCLK.  This weekend's program features Pianist Marcus Roberts' new ensemble Modern Jazz Generation.

Jazz Night In America is NPR's signature Jazz program, following the 2014 swan song for Dee Dee Bridgewater's JazzSet.  Jazz Night In America is hosted by Bass Virtuoso Christian McBride and airs at 7pm Sunday evenings on 91.9 FM WCLK.

This week's program features Brazilian Carnival music recorded live in the Appel Room at Jazz At Lincoln Center featuring Spokrevo Orchestra and special guest horn players Melissa Aldana on sax and Wycliffe Gordon on trombone.

Jazz Night In America is NPR Music's flagship jazz program, and airs in Atlanta exclusively on WCLK Saturday mornings at 6a and Sunday evenings at 7p.  The program is produced by NPR, our friends at WBGO in Newark, and the Jazz At Lincoln Center program.  This weekend you can hear from off the radar piano virtuoso and vocalist Johnny O'Neal.

WCLK Remembers Joe Sample, 1939-2014

Sep 13, 2014
Margot Schulman

WCLK remembers Joe Sample, jazz composer, keyboardist and co-founder of crucial jazz-funk band The Crusaders.  Another jazz great is gone too soon.  This news comes hard to fans of The Crusaders, who also mourned the passing of Wayne Henderson in April.  Listen to WCLK in days to come as we play his music and remember his influence.

To listen to pieces about the Crusaders and Joe Sample, click here.