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Community Engagement
3:00 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Fill A Shoebox and Help the Homeless

Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta 2013 Shoebox Project, March 1 through May 1, 2013.
Credit Shed Jackson

It’s amazing how much a simple note or gift of encouragement can mean to individuals who are in need.   For the second year,Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, encourages individuals to join in on creating personal care packages for Atlanta area homeless women and children during the 2013 United Way Shoebox Project.

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Jazz
10:20 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Victor Goines, Gary Motley Talk To Nicole Sweeney About Schwartz Center Show

Victor Goines

Victor Goines is one of Jazz music's most acclaimed and prolific horn players, his work appearing from Lincoln Center to Hollywood soundtracks.  He stopped by The Midday Jazz Swing with Gary Motley, who appeared with him at the Emory University Schwartz Center Friday night.  They chatted with Nicole Sweeney and caught WCLK listeners up with what they'll be doing at their performance.

Atlanta is a second home for Goines, and tonight's jam session should delight and challenge the serious jazz fans in attendance.

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Jazz
12:38 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Jesse Fischer Joins Midday Jazz Swing Before Saturday Apache Cafe Gig

Jesse Fischer and Soul Cycle

Jesse Fischer and Soul Cycle have become an Atlanta favorite in recent years.  In advance of his Saturday night performance at Apache Cafe, Jesse called Nicole Sweeney from the road to talk about his records, the performance, and his appreciation of WCLK.  Saturday night's performance will be hosted by WCLK's S.O.U.L. of Jazz Host Jamal Ahmad.

For more information on Jesse and his latest release Retro Future, click here.

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Community Engagement
4:25 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Announces 39 and Counting…Years of Service to Atlanta Jazz Community

Jazz 91.9 WCLK 2013 Spring Membership Campaign, Wednesday, March 13 through Sunday, March 24.
Credit Shed Jackson

Jazz 91.9 WCLK  - The Jazz of the City - 2013 Spring Membership Campaign takes place on Wednesday, March 13 through Sunday, March 24 with a lot of anticipation and excitement.  The membership campaign theme is “Jazz all over, stronger than ever,” which follows WCLK’s recent coverage area increase last Fall.  It has reenergized a community of Jazz lovers – some who are now receiving a clearer, stronger signal in their offices, homes and cars and, others who are discovering WCLK for the first time due to its extended reach. 

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Community Engagement
10:39 am
Mon February 4, 2013

COMMUNITY COVERAGE - Recycle the day away...

AUC Recyclemania Day takes place on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Milligan Parking Lot on the campus of Spelman College, 440 Westview Dr., SW, Atlanta 30310.
Credit Shed Jackson

It is important to offer communities easy solutions to protect the environment and, Jazz 91.9 WCLK is thrilled to provide pathways to improve sustainability.  For the third year, Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with Clark Atlanta University, the Atlanta University Center Consortium Institutions and Environmental Protection Agency will rally individuals to collect paper products, plastics,  cans, cardboard, glass, cell phones and computer monitors for AUC Recyclemania Day.   AUC Recyclemania Day takes place on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 a.m. until  2:00 p.m.

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Jazz
3:51 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

EXTRA, EXTRA - January 2013 Jazzette, WCLK monthly eNewsletter

Click the following link to preview the January 2013 edition of the Jazzette, the Jazz 91.9 WCLK monthly eNewsletter: http://www.wclk.com/january-2013-jazzette-jazz-919-wclk-monthly-enewsletter

Jazzy reading! 

Breaking
11:33 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Jazz 91.9 WCLK 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert featuring George Duke

Jazz 91.9 WCLK 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert featuring Legendary Keyboardist George Duke, Wednesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta
Credit Shed Jackson

Jazz 91.9 WCLK  - The Jazz of the City – proudly presents its 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert featuring Jazz Icons,  legendary Keyboardist, George Duke and incomparable Saxophonist Gerald Albright on Wednesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.   

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Science
10:20 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Dr. Andrew Jimmerson On Woman To Woman On WCLK

Dr. Andrew Jimmerson joined Fonda Smith Saturday morning January 26 for an edition of Woman To Woman on WCLK.  Jimmerson's practice,  Advanced Plastic Surgery Solutions, is Atlanta’s newest plastic surgery practice specializing in the latest techniques for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Jimmerson is a graduate of Morehouse, with a medical degree from Case Western University.  He did his residency in plastic surgery at the Ohio State University Medical Center.  He is currently the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Jazz
10:37 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Morris Motivations Weekdays @ 745 845 945a "The Wheel Of Fortune"

Morris Baxter

If you missed Morris In The Morning on WCLK you missed today's motivation, called "The Wheel Of Fortune."  You can hear it on demand here.

Here Morris Baxter's Motivations each weekday morning @ 745 845 and 945 a.  Exclusively on Jazz 91.9 FM The Jazz of the City, Jazz All Over Stronger Than Ever.

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Arts
2:14 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Friday Jazz At The High Museum Features Melvin Jones, Hosted By Nicole Sweeney

Trumpeter Melvin Jones is joining Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz At The High Museum Friday, January 18 at 5pm.  Jones will be joined by Saxophonist Mace Hibbard, Bassist Marc Miller, Louis Heriveaux on piano, and Marvin Patton on drums.

Jones has played with everyone from TLC to Quincy Jones, Erykah Badu to Stevie Wonder, and most everyone in between.  He's a Morehouse graduate and spent time there as Interim Director of Bands and Instrumental Studies.   In recent years he has toured with Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family

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