Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners may already know Takuya Kuroda from his trumpet playing in Jose James' band. Now Hiroda has his first record out on legendary jazz label Blue Note records. It's called Rising Son, and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Piri Piri and Mala in Serenade To The City, overnights.
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WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added "Beautiful Life," the new release from singer Dianne Reeves to the WCLK rotation. You'll hear several evocative cover songs on this release, including Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams".
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Multi-instrumentalist T. K. Blue first learned to play tenor sax from Billy Mitchell, whose propulsive playing drove combos for both Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. In the years since, T. K. Blue, aka Talib Kibwe has worked with a whose who of straight ahead jazz including stints with Yusef Lateef, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand.
You can hear Serenade To The City Monday through Friday nights from 10p until 2a, featuring ATL's evening jazz soundtrack. Host Aaron Cohen this week is featuring cuts from the new RPM/Columbia/Legacy release Bennett and Brubeck, The White House Sessions: Live 1962. This release is a snapshot, a snowglobe capturing a time of Camelot, a time teetering on change between old and new ways.