Jazz 91.9 WCLK - Jazzette * October Issue

Oct 17, 2018

Click here for your Jazz 91.9 WCLK  Jazzette, October Issue.  Inside:  Jazz 91.9 Named Best Radio Station  + *welcomes* new PD + Taste of Hartsfield – Jackson  + Shop Amazon. Support WCLK +  live music and events  +   Jazz Profile and CD Poll Winners  +  more…

October 18: Suite Jazz Series Presents Althea Rene

Oct 16, 2018

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by The Suite Food Lounge, home of the Suite Jazz Series, presenting Flautist Althea Rene for one night only Thursday, October 18, performing with the Suite Jazz Band.  Rene is a classically-trained musician who explored outside the genre and is influenced by Yusef Lateef, Ian Anderson and her father Dezie McCullers, one of Motown's original Funk Brothers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner and Jazz at 7:30 p.m. The Suite Food Lounge is located at 375 Luckie Street, in the heart of Downtown Atlanta's entertainment district.

Hope and Fury--MLK, The Movement and The Media

Oct 15, 2018

Saturday morning at 8am on The Local Take On WCLK we featured a discussion about the documentary Hope and Fury, MLK, The Movement and the Media. The NBC News and MSNBC documentary is available for viewing On Demand; the film is also being screened at venues across the country, including most recently at Clark Atlanta University

We were joined by Ebonne Ruffins, VP with Comcast/NBC Universal. From Selma to Ferguson,  Hope and Fury explores the relationship between protest movements and the media. 

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Incognito is recognized as one of the best funk/jazz/soul outfits in the world. A pioneer of the "acid jazz" movement who has delighted listeners and dancers for decades, Incognito has scored hits with versions of Stevie Wonder's "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing" and Ronnie Laws' "Always There," selling more than a million records worldwide in the process.

Atlanta's Jazz Station Named Best Radio Station

Oct 14, 2018

ATLANTA, GA (October 10, 2018) - Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta’s Jazz Station is named Best Radio Station by Creative Loafing. The recognition is announced in the October 2018 issue of the publication as a part of the Best of Atlanta special edition.  Jazz 91.9 WCLK was selected by Creative Loafing critics from a pool of more than 50 radio stations in the Atlanta market. 

Spivey Hall at Clayton State University is kicking off its new jazz season with the one and only Cyrus Chestnut Trio. It takes place on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. and features Chestnut along with Nimrod Speaks on bass and Chris Beck on drums.

The show will feature new music from his forthcoming album Kaleidoscope

Saturday morning on The Local Take on WCLK I spoke with Starr Slade from GeorgiaCares about Open Enrollment and what it means. The Open Enrollment period for Medicare begins on October 15th - December 7th. This is the time to make any adjustments to your insurance coverage base on changing health needs. 

Ms. Slade explains the ABC's of Medicare including the "Advantage" and "Drug" options. She goes on to share information about supplemental plans, Medicare Advantage and Medi-Gap coverage.

OWN has released a first look video for its newest docu-series Chad Loves Michelle. It follows the engagement of Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams and her fiancé Chad Johnson and premieres on Saturday November 3 at 9 p.m. EST.

 

FINALLY!

 

The official trailer for Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell‘s epic civil rights movie The Best of Enemies is available now for your viewing pleasure.  The film focuses on the unlikely friendship between outspoken Black activist Ann Atwater and Ku Klux Klan member Claiborne Paul Ellis, during the turbulent 1960s in Durham, North Carolina.

 

Programming on Atlanta's Jazz Station WCLK is made possible in part by Smooth Sundays at St. James Live, featuring the Eric Essix Band this Sunday, October 14. Contemporary Urban Jazz Guitarist Eric Essix has performed with artists including Marcus Miller, Jeff Lorber, and Peabo Bryson. He serves as the Program Director for the University of Alabama-Birmingham's Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. See Eric Essix live Sunday at St. James Live. Doors open 6pm with showtime at 7pm.

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