Serenade to the City

Weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM

Serenade to the City  on WCLK happens weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM overnights with a mix of Contemporary, Classic and Mainstream Jazz.  

NEW MUSIC: Rhythm Jets * Rhythm Island

Aug 14, 2018

Atlanta's own Rhythm Jets are back with their fourth record called Rhythm Island on Infinity Jazz Records. Their Jazz and world beat inflected music leads with saxaphone and rhythm, led by tenor and alto sax man and leader Vance Kelly. The new record includes turns by Trammell Starks and John Patti, as well as a Carribbean arrangement of Michael Jackson's Human Nature

Kamasi Washington: Heaven And Earth

Jul 30, 2018

Inglewood California's Kamasi Washington is one of the shining lights of Jazz music today as a bandleader, composer and saxophonist. We've played his music on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK from the beginning, and we've checked out his mesmerizing live appearances when he comes through Atlanta.

Brian Simpson: Persuasion

Jul 18, 2018

Illinois-born pianist Brian Simpson was influenced by Oscar Peterson as he grew up listening to jazz music, but his music over a career including seven albums has fit into a contemporary groove that you hear on WCLK. On his latest release Persuasion(Shanachie), he brings funk and jazz with help from musicians including Peter White and Boney James. You can hear cuts from Persuasion on WCLK at various times, particularly during Serenade To The City, Monday-Fridays overnight 10pm-2am.

Dave Koz And Friends: Summer Horns II From A To Z

Jul 4, 2018

Dave Koz recently brought his Summer Horns Tour through Atlanta for a well-attended live appearance at Wolf Creek Ampitheater. Concord Records has now released the album featuring the same performers, including Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot and Aubrey Logan. Dave Koz and Friends: Summer Horns II from A-Z features contemporary takes on classic songs from everyone from Duke Ellington to Paul Simon. You can hear cuts from 'Summer Horns II' on WCLK at various times, particularly their cover of the Crusaders classic Keep That Same Old Feeling.

Michael Franks has been a leading contemporary Jazz vocalist since the days of his 1975 collaboration with the Crusaders, The Art of Tea.  He's released his first record in eight years, The Music In My Head(Shanachie).  The record features 10 original songs produced by Gil Goldstein, who has produced recent records for Jill Scott, Esperanza Spalding and Chris Botti.

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