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Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK on Monday, September 15 at 10:00 a.m. for the live simulcast of Fox 5 Atlanta's coverage of the 50th  Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service from historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Bernice A. King. We invite you to listen to WCLK during this annual King Day tradition, Monday morning at 10:00 a.m.  on Atlanta’s Jazz Station.

This week on The Local Take I speak with Justin Carr, Director of Partnerships for the Westside Future Fund. Carr explains how the Westside Future Fund came into being and the impact areas they serve which are Vine City, English Avenue, Ashview Heights and the Atlanta University Center. 

To assist community retention, they are managing an Anti-Displacement Tax Fund. This will allow homeowners to "freeze" their property taxes at the rates in place when they apply. 

Spivey Hall at Clayton State University presents for one night only the Tivon Pennicott Quartet on Saturday, January 13 at 7:30  p.m. The quartet features Marietta Native, Tivon Pennicott on tenor saxophone along with Sullivan Fortner on piano.  Pennicott is a two time Grammy Award winner, and has performed and recorded with Kenny Burrell, Esperanza Spaulding and Gregory Porter. This is his first Spivey Hall appearance.  The show will be hosted by WCLK's Mark Angel.

Jazz Tones Insights - Jazz Congress 2018

Jan 11, 2018

I will watch and report back to Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners as I attend The 2018 Inaugural Jazz Congress on January 11 and 12 in New York City.   This event, produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center and Jazz Times, is designed to bring together artists, media and industry leaders in the global Jazz community.  

New Music: Blood Moon By Dave Bennett

Jan 7, 2018

Dave Bennett is a multi-instrumentalist and clarinet prodigy who has been playing in combos and bigger bands since he was asked by legendary Trumpeter Doc Cheatham to play from the bandstand at New York's Sweet Basil's when he was 12 years old.   Blood Moon is his second record on Mack Avenue, and features a mix of original and cover songs.   

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