Serenade To The City on WCLK

NEW MUSIC: Dedication By Steve Slagle

Jan 17, 2018

New York City-based Steve Slagle is a Jazz saxophonist, flautist and composer that has released over a dozen sessions over the years.  He has played with legends and up and comers.  His latest on Panorama is called Dedication and features seven original tracks and a cover of Wayne Shorter's Charcoal Blues.

Slagle's combo on this record includes:   Lawrence Fields on keys; Scott Colley on bass; Bill Stewart on drums; Roman Diaz on conga and percussion; and, Dave Stryker on guitar.  You can hear cuts from Dedication on Jazz 91.9 WCLK during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., as well as on Jazz Tones Sundays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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:

Jazz 91.9 WCLK  Jazz Christmas and Holiday music playlist begins on Thanksgiving Day. We'll take you through New Year's Day playing your favorite holiday songs from your favorite Jazz artists.   Ranging from Nat King Cole to Lindsey Webster, we'll have you covered for a special blend of Holiday cheer.

One of our favorite new records is Dave Koz and Friends 20th Anniversary Christmas, just out on Concord. The record includes 13 holiday classics, as Dave is accompanied by David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White and many others.

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