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November 20: Jazz Tones Features Lori Williams

Nov 19, 2016
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On the November 20 edition of Jazz Tones from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I will be interviewing Lori  Williams.   She's a native Washingtonian and is a vocalist, clinician and vocal Jazz educator. She is the former Director of Programs-National Jazz Choir Director for the Best Friends Foundation. Lori is also the director of vocal music at D.C.'s Woodrow Wilson High School. She has been the lead, background, and shared the stage with Vocalist Oleta Adams, Will Downing,  Blackbyrds, Freddie Hubbard and many others.

New Music: A Salute To Strayhorn By Planet D Nonet

Nov 18, 2016

Planet D Nonet, or PD9, bill themselves as 'Detroit's down and dirty swing band. They specialize in Swing, Blues and space age interpretations of great American Classic Jazz. On their latest release on Detroit Music Factory, A Salute To Strayhorn, they feature musical selections associated with the Composer, Lyricist, Arranger and Pianist, Billy Strayhorn.  Srayhorn is best known for his celebrated musical collaborations with Duke Ellington.

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia

Nov 17, 2016

Join me Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 a.m. for The Local Take On Jazz 91.9 WCLK as I talk with Elise Blasingame, executive director of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia. This non-partisan network of grassroots advocates, healthcare professionals and concerned citizens has a focus on Georgia's healthcare needs for mothers and babies.

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Join Host Pattie Walden Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. for the November edition of Your Health Connection as we discuss genetics and cancer. Where you came from genetically can help predict and pre-empt cancer. New genetic therapies are making a critical difference to some people who are fighting cancer. And the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University is at the forefront of this science.

WCLK and Patti Austin Mannequin Challenge

Nov 16, 2016
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The Legendary Patti Austin is in Atlanta for our WCLK 42nd Anniversary Fall Benefit Concert on November 17, 2016. While she was at WCLK, we told her about the #MannequinChallenge. Watch her reaction!

George Cables Featured On Jazz Tones

Nov 13, 2016
HighNote Records

Sunday, November 13 at 3:00 p.m. on Jazz Tones on Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I will feature the music of George Cables.  In the 1970's and 1980's George Cables was the pianist of choice for Saxophonists Dexter Gordon and Art Pepper. Cables also recorded with Jazz stars Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson and Frank Morgan. He has absorbed a variety of styles, sounds and rhythms and incorporated them into his performances. At 18, Cables formed the Jazz Samaritans with Steve Grossman and Billy Cobham.

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Spivey Hall, a proud supporter of Jazz 91.9 WCLK, presents Jazz Pianist, Christian Sands on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.  Sands will perform with Dezron Douglas on bass and Marcus Baylor on drums. Sands has worked with Oscar Peterson, Dr. Billy Taylor and Christian McBride, among others.  Spivey Hall is located on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, GA  just 10 minutes south of the Perimeter off of I-75.  This event will be hosted by WCLK's Mark Angel.

The week of November 14 - 18 is American Education week. Saturday on The Local Take on WCLK I spoke with Dr. Moses Norman, Dean of the Clark Atlanta University School of Education about this event. 

This week The Local Take speaks with Stepp Stewart about his upcoming holiday play and the Georgia Independent Playwright Coalition. 

Stepp Stewart has been bringing his brand of Broadway to Atlanta for five years. A Soulful Christmas, a holiday family favorite and staple of the holiday season returns to the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center with performances from December 1-4.

WCLK congratulates Winifred Watts Hemphill—among the newest inductees into the Atlanta Business League Hall of Fame. A graduate of Howard University Law School, this great grand-daughter of a former Georgia slave is president of South-View Cemetery. The cemetery was developed on a 25 acre property her grandfather and four other freedmen purchased in 1886. This historic cemetery now sits on 100 acres and is the final resting place for Rev.

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