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New Music: #knowingishalfthebattle By Orrin Evans

Mar 8, 2017

Pianist Orrin Evans has been playing on and making Jazz records since 1995.  Among others, he's studied under Kenny Barron.  On his 26 record #knowingishalfthebattle, Evans is joined by fellow Philadelphia natives Kevin Eubanks and Kurt Rosenwinkle for Straight-Ahead Jazz sounds that also nods to Electronica at times.

You can hear select cuts from #knowingishalfthebattle on Jazz 91.9 WCLK during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. You can learn more about Orrin Evans by clicking here.

March 9: Suite Jazz Series Presents Selina Albright

Mar 7, 2017

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by support from the Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. The Suite Jazz Series presents Singer-Songwriter, Selina Albright on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.   Albright shows vocal influences that include Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Whitney Houston and Lalah Hathaway.   For more information including reservations, click here.

Lerner Publishing Group

This week on The Local Take I speak with Gary Golio and Charlotte Riley-Webb about the children's book:

Strange Fruit Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song. The children's novel  for those age Eight - 12 shares not only the biography of the legendary Jazz singer but also her serendipitous meeting with: Abel Meeropol, Barney Joesphson and John Hammond.

Jimmy Katz

Spivey Hall is a proud supporter of Jazz on WCLK. They are bringing Trumpeter Sean Jones and his quartet on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30pm. The quartet includes Orrin Evans in keys, Luques Curtis on bass, and Mark Whitfield, Jr. on Drums. Acoustically superb Spivey Hall is located on the Campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, just 10 minutes south of the perimeter on I-75. The Show will be hosted by Mark Angel, host of the Contemporary Jazz Showcase on WCLK.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK  is sponsored in part by The Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in downtown Atlanta. On Thursday, March 2, The Suite Jazz Series brings guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer Steve Oliver to the stage for one night only. He's been on the Billboard charts and on Contemporary Jazz tours, earning a reputation for his versatility including flavors of Latin, World Music and Electronic sounds. Reservation information for The Suite Jazz Series, featuring guitarist Steve Oliver is available at 404-577-2500 or click here for more information.

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