Serenade To The City

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.

New Music: Poetry In Motion By Najee

Aug 22, 2017

Great news for Contemporary Jazz lovers as Najee has a new record out on Shanachie Entertainment, Poetry In Motion. This release includes guests:  Will Downing, Maysa, Incognito, Eric Roberson and Phil Perry, among others.  You can hear cuts from Poetry In Motion at various times on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.   

New Music: Paris In The Rain By Sarah McKenzie

Jul 17, 2017

Australian Singer, Pianist, Composer and Arranger, Sarah McKenzie has a strong sophmore record out on Impulse called Paris In The Spring.  Produced by Brian Bacchus - who Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners know from his work with Norah Jones, Lizz Wright and Gregory Porter -  Paris In The Spring features Jazz classics including:   Tea For Two and Jobim's Triste, as well as her own original compositions.   You can hear songs from Sarah McKenzie at various times on WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. 

New Music: Let It Go By Norman Brown

Jun 9, 2017

Norman Brown's debut release on Shananchie (and his first solo release in five years) is called Let It Go.  The new release includes includes Jazz and R&B flavors, with plenty of the guitar virtuosity that Brown's long-time fans and Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners know so well.

He joins with Chante Moore for "Holding You," and re-imagines the Five Stair Steps classic "Oooh Child" for a new era.  Brown is also joined by:   BWB Bandmates, Rick Braun and Kirk Whalum; Sounds of Blackness; Marion Meadows;  and, S.O.U.L & TrayCar.  

Norman  is a friend of Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  You can hear cuts from Let It Go on WCLK at various times, including during Serenade to the City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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