Time Is Ours To Use--Get Your Morris Motivation

May 29, 2013

Success is always earned the hard way, by putting in time.  Having trouble reaching your goals?  Put in some more time.  Get your Morris Motivations, each morning at 7:45, 8:45 and 9:45.  Only from Morris In The Morning, right here on Jazz 91.9 FM The Jazz Of The City.

Jonathan Butler Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones

May 18, 2013

Jonathan Butler is in town May 22 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center as part of the Jazz Roots Series, performing with David Sanborn.  The South African guitar and vocal artist is known across the globe for his music and his spirituality.

Jay Edwards will talk with Butler about his music, his influences, and what fans and newbies alike can expect at the May 22 performance.

WCLK as we kick off June as Black Music Month with a special live performance of Cinnamon Tree by Esperanza Spalding.  This performance of Cinnamon Tree comes from Esperanza's return to the Austin City Limits program on PBS. Esperanza's performance can be viewed via Ovee on May 31 at 1:15pm EDT, and will be moderated by Nicole Sweeney from the Midday Jazz Swing on WCLK. Ovee is the new social screening platform that allows you to participate in a group, watching and discussing your favorite PBS and public television programs.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK May Jazzette

May 17, 2013

In the May issue of the Jazzette: capture your mind with music; Jonathan Butler loves the kids – Jazz in the Classroom; A Live Conversation with Jazz Musician Tia Fuller;  programming highlights, live event listing and more in the Jazzette. Click here.

Be sure to Listen Up! to Jazz 91.9 WCLK now through May 21, 2013 for your chance to win tickets to enjoy an evening with Quincy Jones and Friends on 05/23 8 PM @TheFoxTheatre. 

Jazz In The Classroom

May 11, 2013

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazz in the Classroom workshops provide an opportunity to engage students through practical lessons, featuring professional jazz artists. 

WCLK partners Atlanta area schools grades 6-12 to host a 60 – 90 minute session that addresses high school dropout prevention; the significance of including performing arts and music curriculum

The highlight of Jazz in the Classroom workshop includes professional musician demonstrations and a finale jam session between musician and students.

The look of Mom’s have changed over the years, but today’s moms come equipped with technology, apps, online videos, and more!  So do moms with Google have more to offer than analog Moms?  Have Moms really changed or do they just have access to more information?

Kiplyn Primus is joined on The Local Take with Karen Adams, Joyce Davis, and Melanie Dawson Jackson, a mom who home schools.

Get Your Morning Motivation--Chase Your Dreams

May 10, 2013

Get Jazz, motivation and inspiration on Morning Jazz with Morris in the Morning – weekdays from 6:00 AM until 10:00 AM featuring a mix of Contemporary and Progressive Jazz to move your morning.  News Anchor Fonda Smith keeps you informed with news and traffic on the 15's, 30's and 45's.  Morris Baxter gives you your morning motivation at 45 minutes past the hour 7-8-9. It's the best morning team on public radio – Morning Jazz, weekdays from 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM, right here on Jazz 91.9 WCLK – The Jazz of the City and, on CAU – TV Comcast Atlanta 23.

WCLK will be there live Tuesday May 7 during the Midday Jazz Swing as the Atlanta Business League(ABL) celebrates their 35th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon honoring Renee Lewis Glover, CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority.

The event will start at 11:30am  at  the Hyatt  Regency Downtown-Atlanta.

Each year the ABL recognizes chief executive officers  for outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community activities. This year’s “Ceo of the Year” is Atlanta Housing Authority CEO Renee Lewis Glover

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell will hold his 14th semi-annual College Prep Series (CPS) Saturday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The series is being hosted by Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, Atlanta, Georgia 30310.

The spring 2013 College Prep Series scores back session is Thursday, May 15th from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

Inside Jazz 91.9 WCLK - April Jazzette

Apr 30, 2013

Click here to preview the April Jazzette, Jazz 91.9 WCLK monthly newsletter.  Jazz 91.9 celebrates April; winner of the Spring 2013 membership campaign grand prize - Golf and Safari South African Excursion; meet us at the ABL CEO Appreciation Luncheon – live broadcast; music and event listing; and, more.