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Jazz
8:37 am
Wed December 4, 2013

New York Voices Let It Snow On Overnight WCLK Christmas Jazz

WCLK is there for you every night, every day.  In the overnight hours PD Aaron Cohen likes to mix things up and that includes Christmas Music.  You'll be hearing some from New York Voices/Let It Snow throughout the holiday season.

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Community Engagement
2:17 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Fulton Focus On National Adoption Day, World AIDS Day, Christmas For Kids and Rules For Body Art

Fulton Focus For November featured wide ranging discussions on Fulton Juvenile Court's observance of World Adoption Day, the Fulton Youth Commission's Christmas For Kids event, new rules in Fulton County for Body Art and Tattooists, and a visit from the Safe Sex Lady and a discussion of cooperation between Fulton and Dekalb County around World AIDS Day December 1.

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Jazz
8:35 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Jonathan Butler Joins WCLK Jazz Roots By Kia Jazz In The Classroom At North Atlanta High School

Jonathan Butler performs for North Atlanta High School Students as a part of the WCLK Jazz Roots Presented by Kia Jazz In The Classroom series 12/2/13

From Jamal Ahmad, who hosted this edition of WCLK's ongoing Jazz Education series. "...Had a wonderful time hosting the Jazz Roots educational series this morning at North Atlanta High School w/ legendary South African singer/guitarist, Jonathan Butler! It was so inspiring to see him jam with a quartet that was comprised of students! They jammed Charlie Parker's "Now is the time" and Stanley Turrentine's "Sugar" and even played a traditional South African tune with him! Don't count the kids out good people! There is still hope!"

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Jazz
3:17 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Ahmad Jamal's Saturday Morning: La Buissonne Studio Sessions Shines On WCLK

Ahmad Jamal is one of jazz music's great innovators going back to the days of Miles and 'Trane.  But don't lose sight of the fact that his current record Saturday Morning: La Buissonne Studio Sessions sounds as contemporary as any release you can name.  This record features a razor sharp quartet playing bass, drums and percussion along with Ahmad on keys that played on Jamal's last record Blue Moon

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Jazz
1:31 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

J-Town Beat From Hiroshima, Excusively On Jazz 91.9 WCLK

WCLK has just added the new release from Hiroshima called J-Town Beat.  The group, led by Dan Kuramoto, continues to make their own East Meets West contemporary jazz.

From the band's website:

STORIES BEHIND THE SONGS-- 
J-TOWN BEAT

We generally like to start a new CD with a concept.  Some notion, vibe, title that creates a ‘through line’ through the project.  J-Town Beat, was really a concept conceived by our friend, Duane Ebata.  He was the driving force of the Japan America Theater in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo (J-Town) until his tragic passing from cancer.

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Jazz
1:09 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Steve Dancz Sextet Swings The High Museum for Friday Jazz TODAY@5:00p

Stay outta that traffic jam and swing by Atlanta's High Museum for the latest edition of Friday Jazz At The High.  This month's event features the Steve Dancz Sextet and your emcee Jamal Ahmad.  You can stroll current exhibits in the Wieland Pavillion Galleries and get your live jazz on at the same time.

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Jazz
9:47 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Najee's The Morning After Is Part of WCLK's Sound

Najee's latest release is entitled The Morning After.  WCLK has brought his music to you from the very beginning.  We've literally brought him to Atlanta as well, as he opened our benefit concert featuring George Duke a while back.

WCLK is playing Champs Elysees and San Tropez from the new record, as well as Shinjuku, which is Najee's memorial for his old friend and collaborator George Duke.

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Community Engagement
9:31 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Fulton Focus Updates On Voting, Obamacare, Parenting Skills

Fulton County is your county at your service.  Fulton Focus is a monthly program on WCLK that is a partnership between Fulton County and Atlanta's Jazz Station that brings the community useful information about Fulton County services, programs, and initiatives. 

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Community Engagement
11:08 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Jazzette - October Issue Nine v. Six

In observance of…; highlights from the show;  how you can help sustain the legacy of Jazz; takin’ The Local Take LOCAL; programming highlights, live event listing and more in the October issue of the Jazzette. Click here. ENJOY!

Jazz
2:12 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Hear Trombone Shorty's New Release Say That To Say This On WCLK

One of the very best new releases out right now is Trombone Shorty’s “Say That to Say This” on Verve Records. WCLK is currently playing Shortyville , Long Weekend, and Be My Lady throughout the day for your New Orleans pleasure.

Purchase the new record from Amazon via the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go to listener supported Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

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