Serenade To The City

New Music: Blood Moon By Dave Bennett

Jan 7, 2018

Dave Bennett is a multi-instrumentalist and clarinet prodigy who has been playing in combos and bigger bands since he was asked by legendary Trumpeter Doc Cheatham to play from the bandstand at New York's Sweet Basil's when he was 12 years old.   Blood Moon is his second record on Mack Avenue, and features a mix of original and cover songs.   

Amsterdam Connection features the Netherlands duo of Tim ‘Harmony’ Welvaars (Jazz harmonica & piano) and Naomi ‘Smile’ Adriaansz (tenor and alto sax).   Their new release on Harmony Music is called Isn't She Lovely, and is a tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder.   You can hear cuts from the new release including Creepin', featuring Paul Brown, on Jazz 91.9 WCLK at various times in particular during Serenade to the City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.   

New Music: Euge Groove/Groove On

Jan 1, 2018

Euge Groove is a Contemporary Jazz mainstay talent with multiple number one songs and records over the years. Many WCLK listeners were lucky enough to hear him live recently at his sold out performance as part of the Suite Jazz Series. His new record on Shanachie is called Groove On, and features fellow WCLK favorites Peter White and Lindsey Webster. You can hear cuts from Groove On at various times on WCLK, particularly during Serenade To The City, Monday-Fridays overnight 10pm-2am.

You can support WCLK by purchasing Groove On via the Amazon link below:

New Music: Intangible By Patrick Bradley

Nov 6, 2017

L.A. based Keyboardist Patrick Bradley has just released his third successive solo project in collaboration with Guitarist (and friend of Jazz 91.9 WCLK), Jeff Lorber.   Intangible, on his own Song Factory label, features horn solos from Andrew Carney, a guest appearance by Guitarist Paul Jackson, Jr., Jimmy Haslip on bass and Gary Novak on drums. You can hear cuts from Intangible at various times during the day on Jazz 91.9, in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.   

NEW MUSIC: Michael McDonald Is Back With Wide Open

Oct 16, 2017

Michael McDonald is back with his BMG release Wide Open, his first album of original material in 17 years. Recorded with the cream of the crop of Nashville session musicians as well as guitarists Robben Ford and Warren Haynes, along with Branford Marsalis and Marcus Miller, Wide Open is a good listen if you've enjoyed McDonald's blue-eyed soul for as long as we have.

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