Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride is NPR's new flagship jazz program, co-produced by our friends at WBGO in Newark and hosted by Christian McBride.  The program airs Sundays at 7pm on 91.9 WCLK.  This weekend's program features Pianist Marcus Roberts' new ensemble Modern Jazz Generation.

Jazz Night In America is NPR's signature Jazz program, following the 2014 swan song for Dee Dee Bridgewater's JazzSet.  Jazz Night In America is hosted by Bass Virtuoso Christian McBride and airs at 7pm Sunday evenings on 91.9 FM WCLK.

This week's program features Brazilian Carnival music recorded live in the Appel Room at Jazz At Lincoln Center featuring Spokrevo Orchestra and special guest horn players Melissa Aldana on sax and Wycliffe Gordon on trombone.

Join us at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for an Unforgettable Evening with Natalie Cole, WCLK's 41st Anniversary Celebration Concert. 

Fulton Focus is a joint production of Fulton County Government and WCLK Public Affairs.  Saturday's show airs at 7:30am before The Tavis Smiley Show.  This month we feature a discussion about holiday fire safety with Fulton County Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Jack Butler and a conversation with Fulton County Police Officer Roderick Pittman about protecting yourself from crime during the holidays.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Newsletter - Jazzette, August Issue

Aug 20, 2014

Click here to preview the Jazz 91.9 WCLK – Jazzette  - August issue.  We are pleased to announce a Tony Award Winner and avid Golfer as the event chair of the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz & Celebrity Golf Event along with former NFL players and musicians as cohosts. 

Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta’s Jazz Station, will host a Jazz and Celebrity Golf Event on Monday,  August 25, 2014 at Eagle’s Landing Country Club, home to 27 holes of Championship golf. In addition to the golf tournament, other activities include a beginner’s golf clinic, live radio broadcast, contests, games, networking and an awards celebration.

You can register safely and securely to participate in our event as a sponsor, single player or a foursome by clicking here.

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Hosea Feed the Hungry extends their summer efforts of helping working families and those families who are less fortunate by hosting their annual Back to School Jamboree. The annual event will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Turner Field Red parking lot.

This event comes just in time for families as they begin to plan for the end of summer and beginning of a new year at school. The event is open to all families and the admission is absolutely free. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness caps off National HIV Testing Week with an event Friday, June 27m from 11a-8p at the Mall West End that will offer free, rapid testing. 

Jamal Ahmad is your emcee as Atlanta's High Museum of Art welcomes keyboardist Louis Herriveaux for the May edition of Friday Jazz At The High, May 16 from 5p until 10p.  Admission to Friday Jazz is free with your admission to the museum.  You can beat the traffic, take in the High's latest exhibits, including the last week of Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door, and dig jazz music from Louis Herriveaux.  We don't think there is a better way to spend a Friday evening.

Louis Herriveaux and High Museum's Jessica Joris stopped by WCLK to talk about it with Jamal:

  April is National Poetry Month and Jazz 91.9 WCLK and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Department of English presents a poetry competition for poets ages 18 and up.  Poets are invited to submit original poetry on topics ranging from the joy of being alive to commentary about social and political issues.  Do you want to praise someone; heal a broken heart with your words; or, celebrate the future?     Submit your poetry now through Friday, April 18, 5:00 p.m. to:  CAUPoetryContest@cau.edu