Esperanza Spalding Is The 21st Century's Jazz Genius

Aug 28, 2018

WCLK Business Member: V. T. Used Tire Company

Aug 28, 2018

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by V. T. Used Tire Company, a proud WCLK Business Member. V. T. Used Tire Company provides new and used tires for passenger and commercial vehicles. They are located at 715 West Whitehall Street Southwest in Atlanta. More information is available at 404-755-7766 and online at vttire.com

Saturday on The Local Take I spoke with Antoine McNeal about Black Tech Planet and their upcoming Atlanta Black Tech Week, taking place August 29-31 at various Atlanta locations, including the Auburn Avenue Research Library, Center For Civil and Human Rights, and W Hotel. Antoine continually references Hip-Hop as the new model for African-American technologists.

CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on WCLK on August 25 featured a conversation about the CHAMPS 28th Annual Men's Health Summit, taking place on Saturday, September 8 at the Epps Gymnasium on the Clark Atlanta University Campus. Our guests included CHAMPS Founder and CAU Alumnus Dr. James K. Bennett, MD, as well as Dwight Thomas, President of the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition(GPCC).

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by Warren Hill's Cancun Jazz Festival, October 4-7 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Rivera Maya, Mexico. Headliners include Boney James, the Dave Koz Summer Horns including Gerlad Albright-Rick Braun-Richard Elliott-Aubrey Logan, Kem, Michael McDonald, Kirk Whalum, Peter White, Pieces of a Dream and more. Additional information is available at 805-491-5299 or click here. Use the code WCLK 2018 and receive $200 off of any package.

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Today's edition of UPFRONT was a BIG one!  I got a chance to talk with "Living Single" stars Kim Coles and T.C. Carson about the 25th Anniversary of the show, their iconic characters and much more.  The interview was recorded in front of a studio audience and will air in its entirety on THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 at 8 p.m. EST on CAU-TV Comcast 23

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I will be moderating this year's Sunday Brunch with the Brothers at the 2018 BronzeLens Film Festival.  It takes place Sunday, August 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

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TNT is ordering the pilot for its first late night talk show—Naked with Niecy Nash.

 

According to S&A, the CLAWS star will host the show and “provide her comedic take and dispense advice on issues involving love, sex, romance and relationships as she interacts with everyday people.”

 

Acclaimed director Ava DuVernay's short-form film entitled "August 28th: A Day in the Life of a People" will make its national television debut on Tuesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Regina King, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, André Holland, Michael Ealy and Glynn Turman, DuVernay's 22-minute scripted film uses a robust combination of both documentary and narrative techniques to transport viewers through six stunning historical moments that all actually occurred on the same day in various years.

 

August 26: Kim Scott At St. James Live

Aug 23, 2018

Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by financial support from St. James Live, 3220 Butner Road in Atlanta(30331). St. James live presents Smooth Sundays with Smooth Jazz Flautist Kim Scott and her birthdeay celebration on Sunday, August 26. Kim will celebrate with songs from her three releases Crossing Over, Rite of Passage and Southern Heat. See Kim Scott live at St. James Live. Doors open at 6pm, with showtime at 7pm. St. James Live. Ticket information is available at stjamesliveatl.com

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Steve Turre: The Very Thought of You

Steve Turre is one of the most prolific Jazz musicians going, with over 20 albums as a bandleader, with countless other performances on recordings, television and film going back to the early 1970s. Turre has brought his trombone to sessions for nearly everybody in Jazz. He has been a member of the Saturday Night Live Band for over 30 years. On his latest release The Very Thought Of You(Smoke Sessions Records) he covers the Great American Songbook, Charlie Parker, plays original songs and...

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This week on The Local Take I speak with Pastor David Richards of New Hope AME Church in Buckhead. The church will celebrate their 150th anniversary in 2019 and they are kicking off the festivities on Saturday, September 15th with a concert open to the public called Jazz On The Green. Pastor Richards explains how the church came to be in 1872 when James H. Smith, a white Buckhead farmer, willed three acres of his property for use as a church and school for newly freed "colored persons."...

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