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Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Join Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK as we broadcast live from the 82nd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park this weekend, Saturday April 14 and Sunday April 15. Stop by the WCLK table near the 14th Street park entrance. Meet and greet WCLK announcers and staff, enter to win prizes or sign up to become a new WCLK member. This year's festival includes artist booths, live entertainment, a kids village and a 5k run. Backyard Bites & Brews is also back. More information and a full schedule of events is available here.

Azar Lawrence-Elementals

Apr 9, 2018

Saxophonist Azar Lawrence has played as sideman for McCoy Tyner, Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, and Woody Shaw. Lawrence was the tenor saxophonist Tyner used following John Coltrane's death. He has also played on record with Earth Wind & Fire and Marvin Gaye, among many others. His latest release on High Tone Records is called Elementals, and features Benito Gonzales, Jeff Littlejohn, Marvin "Smitty" Smith and Munyungo Jackson.

Coming up Saturday morning at 8:00 on The Local Take on WCLK I speak with Stephanie Jackson, Education Specialist with LifeLink Foundation about the need for organ donors. Ms. Jackson explains that LifeLink assists the more than 5,000 citizens in our state in need of organ, tissue or eye transplants.  She tells us that an organ donor can assist 8 people with life. Tissue and eye donors can assist up to 75 people to make their lives better. 

Saturday morning at 8:00 on The Local Take on WCLK I speak with Camille Ziegler, President of the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta about their upcoming Celebration of Excellence. Ms. Ziegler explains that this year's event taking place on April 14th will celebrate "Excellence" in diverse disciplines with a focus on Justice Reform. 

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is sponsored in part by the Suite Food Lounge, home of the Suite Jazz Series. Presenting this Thursday, April 5 for one performance only--Guitarist Chris Standring.  Standring's Jazz and electronica-influenced guitar work is familiar to  Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners, as we've played his music from the beginning of his career. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner and Jazz beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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