Join us Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 a.m. for a new program -- The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney Shelton, MD. The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney Shelton, M.D., is a bimonthly radio program that provides reliable resources to important healthcare concerns.  The radio show is a workshop of wellness tips combined with expert advice.  The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney Shelton, M.D., delivers commentary from highly qualified practitioners in fields that range from fitness and nutrition to conditioning and medicine.

Sunday, February 12 on Jazz Tones on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I will interview Brandi Disterheft, a contrabassist and vocalist who sings in French and English.  Disterheft was lauded by the late Oscar Peterson, who said "she is what we call serious." A Canadian who has captivated audiences globally and has played Carnegie Hall, Brandi began performing in her teens with her mother, a pianist and Hammond B-3  organist from Chicago.  

February 10 - 11: Emory Jazz Fest

Feb 7, 2017

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is supported in part by the 2017 Emory Jazz Fest, returning February 10 and 11 with two nights of Jazz and a slate of public educational workshops.   Friday, February 10, Saxophonist Teodross Avery brings his soulful sound along with the Gary Motley Trio.  Saturday, February 11, the Emory Big Band closes out the festival with an evening of Jazz Favorites.  More information is available at arts.emory.edu

WCLK Small Business Member: Bumps Cookies

Feb 7, 2017

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by Fran The Cookie Lady and Bumps Cookies, a proud WCLK Small Business Member.  Bumps Cookies are handmade and available in several varieties including Extra Love Chocolate. Cookies are available for all holidays, special events and all year long. Valentine's Day is coming. What better way to show your love than fresh cookies from Bumps Cookies? More information is available at 404-732-7889 or online here.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Atlanta Jazz Festival.  New this year are 40 Days of Jazz (an expansion of the traditional 31 days), a Jazz Appreciation Month concert at Chastain Park and the February 11 benefit concert—Put on Your Red Dress, Baby: An Evening of Jazz & Romance featuring Vincent Ingala. Ingala, best known for his award-winning saxophone skills is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer.

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Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by PNC Bank, celebrating Atlanta's African American Business Leaders.  In September 1895, Booker T. Washington spoke at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. His “Atlanta Compromise” address was one of the most influential speeches in American history. Though organizers worried that the public was not prepared for such an advanced step, they wished to impress Northern visitors with evidence of racial progress in the South, so they invited an African American speaker.

New Music: Life Of A Dreamer By Yonrico Scott

Feb 5, 2017
Blue Canoe Records

Yonrico Scott is a drummer, songwriter, record producer and visual artist who has kept the beat for a wide range of artists, even winning a Grammy Award during his longtime stint in the Derek Trucks Band.  Jazz 91.9 WCLK has played Atlanta-based Scott's Jazz records throughout his recording career.


Listen in to Jazz 91.9 WCLK for Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate, Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 a.m.  Dr. Judi Crocker Billingsley is talking about the paths taken by successful women in today's world. She's joined by Fitness Competitor, Realtor and Married To Medicine Cast Member, Genise Shelton. Wendy Williams, general manager, Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  is also part of this conversation.  That's compelling community conversation on Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate.

March 10 - 11: Orlando Jazz Festival

Jan 31, 2017

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the inaugural 2017 Orlando Jazz Festival, taking place March 10 - 11 at the Seneff Arts Plaza of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Arts in Orlando, Florida.  Feature performances will include:  Mark Antoine, Euge Groove, Peter White, Kirk Whalum, Boney James, Alex Bugnon, Paul Taylor, Marion Meadows, Ken Ford, Maysa, Najee and many more.  The Festival will be hosted by Jay Anthony Brown.  Ticket information is available at orlandojazzfest.com.

Enjoy an evening of Jazz and culture with Jazz 91.9 and WCLK on Thursday, February 2 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Bloomingdale's in Lenox Square.   Join us for a fun-filled evening of music, food and shopping for a cause.   Ten percent of proceeds from your shopping will help support Jazz 91.9.   As you shop, take delight in live entertainment throughout Bloomingdale's with keyboard performances from: William Green at 4:30 p.m.;  Darren Wagner at 5:30 p.m.;  and Madoca 6:30 p.m.   Come along to browse, sample musical soundtracks and shop at this unique event.