Vocalist Eliane Elias has a multi-decade career as a producer, lyricist, vocalist, pianist, arranger, composer and artist. On Made In Brazil she returns to the music of her birthplace. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is currently playing her arrangement of Jobim's Waters of March featuring ATL favorite Take Six. You can hear it throughout the day on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, especially late nights on Serenade To The City.
Trombonist Steve Turre's latest release is a wide-ranging set including jazz standards, a nod to Horace Silver, and Turre's alternate wind instrument take on playing seashells. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is featuring Spiritman throughout the day and night on 91.9 WCLK.
You can purchase Spiritman from Amazon via the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK. Thanks.
Marcus Miller is one of jazz music's transformative talents, playing with everyone from Miles and Herbie Hancock to David Sanborn and Bob James. His virtuoso bass playing has carried mainstream and contemporary songs aloft. On his 22nd album, Afrodeesia on Blue Note, he plays in a tight ensemble and includes guests like Chuck D and Keb Mo. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing Afrodeesia throughout the WCLK day, particularly during Serenade To The City, Mon-Fri 10p-2a.
Baltimore-born Bill Frisell has been a jazz leader since the 1980s, melding various tones and styles with a willingness to explore the boundaries of the amplified guitar. Atlanta fans have followed him avidly since that time. His latest release on Okeh is called Guitar In The Space Age, and features his takes on rock-era classics like Pipeline, Tired of Waiting For You, and Telstar. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing this one at various times, particularly during Serenade To The City Mon-Fri 10a-2p, so watch out for that whammy bar.
Joey Sommerville is a friend of WCLK and a friend to many in Atlanta, his adopted hometown. His new release Overnight Sensation is getting spins from WCLK PD Aaron Cohen at various times throughout the day and night on the station, including on Serenade To The City. The record includes guest appearances from Earl Klugh, Jeff Bradshaw, Elan Trotman, and Eric Essix. You can hear Joey around town and around the world, and you can often hear him supporting WCLK during our fundraising campaigns. Best wishes with the new record, Joey.
WCLK PD and Serenade To The City Host Aaron Cohen is adding the debut record from Letizia Gambi. Introducing Letizia Gambi is produced by Lenny White and features a who's who of Jazz greats, including Gato Barbieri, Ron Carter, Chick Corea, Gil Goldstein, Wallace Roney, Patrice Rushen, and White.
"Lenny White and Letizia Gambi have created the hippest musical address in Naples; at the intersection of Neapolitan music and jazz."
Citrus Sun is a band that includes Bluey from Incognito and legendary finger picking guitarist Jim Mullen. Their new record People of Tomorrow also includes most members of Incognito. You might guess that WCLK is all over this, and you would be right. People of Tomorrow is the Serenade To The City Pick of The Week, chosen by station PD Aaron Cohen, who is currently playing Yesterday Detroit and People of Tomorrow on the station.
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Take Saxophonist Dave Koz, mix in Mindy Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot and what do you have? A contemporary jazz tour de force, Dave Koz & Friends. You're hearing it a lot these days throughout the day on WCLK.
PD Aaron Cohen is calling it this week's Serenade To The City Pick of The Week. You can catch Serenade To The City, Atlanta's late night jazz soundtrack, Monday-Friday 10pm-2am.