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.  

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.

NEW MUSIC: Go Time Brooklyn By Grace Kelly

Jun 20, 2018

Korean-American-Bostonian Jazz Saxophonist and Vocalist, Grace Kelly has a new record out called Go Time Brooklyn, on Pazz.   Kelly is considered at top millennial Jazz player, and after eight years straight of being named in the Downbeat Critics Poll, she was also named 2016 'Rising Star-Alto Saxophone.' Her latest record features her unmistakeable vocals, horn solos and a choice of material that ranges from the Rolling Stones to Duke Ellington.

NEW MUSIC: Riviera Nights By Blake Aaron

Jun 5, 2018

Southern-California based Guitarist Blake Aaron stopped by Jazz 91.9 WCLK to catch up when he was in town recently.  He's an unassuming Smooth Jazz virtuoso on guitar, and he's also composed multiple film and television soundtracks.  The list of artists he's played with includes: Bernie Worrell, Bill Laswell, Billy Bass, Bobby Womac, Carlos Santana, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, Fishbone, Hiroshima, Marion Meadows, Najee, Nelson Rangell, Shiela E and many more.  His latest release on Innervision Records is called Riviera Nights, and is a driving, Latin-inflected guitar song that you can he

Atlanta-based Jazz Rennaissance Man Joe Gransden has a new record out on Cafe 290 Records, Go Getta. The title track comes courtesy of Friend of  Jazz 91.9 WCLK Kipper Jones, and features a solo turn from Kenny G.   

Gransden has wanted to lead his own big band since his youthful days as fourth trumpet in the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. On Go Getta he brings together his big band, seen live locally by many ATL Jazz fans, for a tight, swinging set of 14 songs. 

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