One Music Fest happens Saturday at Masquerade Music Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park near downtown. This event features an amazing cross pollination of artists and genres, separate states curated by notable DJs(including WCLK's own Jamal Ahmad). The tag line for One Music Fest is Unity Through Music. This year's lineup includes Snoop Lion, D J Kemit, Ruby Velle and The Soulphonics, Amel Larrieux, Quadron, Luke James, Res, and a re-union of ATL's legendary Goodie Mob.
Join Dee Dee Bridgewater on NPR's Jazz Set at 7pm Sunday for an evocative set recorded live at Monteray with the Gil Evans Orchestra and Terence Blanchard on trumpet playing the Miles Davis parts on classics from Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain. Delicious.
Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.
Women Flying High is a civic organization paying tribute to the lasting memory and impact of the March On Washington they are presenting a series of vignettes about it between now and the 50th Anniversary on August 28. You can hear these vignettes on WCLK at various times throughout the day and we will post them online here as well.
The Africa Heritage Foundation is presenting the Africa Diaspora Conference, lecture and celebration in Atlanta September twelfth through fifteenth. Events include a Taste of Africa, a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African States, and the Africa Horizon Celebration and Award Gala event.
You will be hearing more about these events on WCLK over the next few weeks, including a WCLK Profiles interview with Ambassador Tunde Adetunji next week.
August 9, 2013 At the annual Detroit Jazz Festival on Labor Day 2011, an amphitheater full of Motor City music lovers grooveswith the Kevin Eubanks Band — outdoors, free, and in Surround Sound on JazzSet. Hear Jazz Set with Dee Dee Bridgewater Sundays at 7pm on The Jazz of The City, 91.9 FM WCLK. More about Jazz Set, click here.
The passing of George Duke hits all of us hard at The Jazz of The City. WCLK has played his music from day one, and it was a joy to bring him to our members and listeners for last Spring's WCLK benefit concert. WCLK's announcers will be playing a lot of his music today and in the days to come, remembering that part of George Duke that will never die, his music.
Join WCLK on our Facebook or on twitter to let us know your favorite George Duke memories and songs.
Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK welcomes the 2013 Public Media Development and Marketing Conference to the ATL.
We’re hosting public radio and television stations from across the country this week in the downtown district. The Jazz Of The City welcomes all of our public media brothers and sisters. But Seattle, really, did you have to bring all the rain with you?
Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with Creative Loafing for Rock N’ Soul BBQ on Saturday, July 27, 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. at Masquerade Music Park, 695 North Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30308. Rock N’ Soul BBQ will feature live entertainment by DJ Kemit, Algebra Blessett and the dual slide guitars of Delta Moon. Enjoy tasty treats and hot eats from some of Atlanta’s premier BBQ restaurants and, vendors. Rock N’ Soul BBQ is a community-centered gathering of food and music aficionados.
The Jazz of The City provides two hours of the very best of the 2012 Detroit Jazz Festival to help wind down your 4th of July celebration--dig into Sonny Rollins, Steve Wilson, Brian Lynch, Jerry Gonzalez, Marcus Belgrave, Harvey Thompson, Terence Blanchard, Wayne Shorter, Fred Hersch, Poncho Sanchez Cecile McLorin Salvant, Donald Harrison and yes, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.