Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station

Frank McComb is a Jazz and R&B vocalist of renown who has collaborated with artists including Prince, Chaka Khan, Will Smith, Najee, Branford Marsalis, George Duke, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Phyllis Hyman, Gamble and Huff, Patrice Rushen, Lalah Hathaway, Fred Hammond, and John P. Kee, among others. He's also a great friend of WCLK, and we have played his music from the beginning. Frank dropped by WCLK to say hello in advance of a weekend Atlanta performance, and talked with Jamal Ahmad about his life and music.

The Suite Jazz Series and Jazz Beat Promotions Presents Contemporary Jazz Instrumental and Violin Great Karen Briggs for one night only Thursday, August 2 at the Suite Food Lounge at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. Briggs has toured with Yanni and has performed or collaborated with Dave Grusin, Diana Ross, Wu Tang Clan, En Vogue and Chaka Khan. Doors open for the Karen Briggs performance at 6:30pm, dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm.

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.

Congratulations to Jay Edwards, host of Jazz Tones on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Sundays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., for being nominated as Presenter of the Year in the 2018 JazzWeek Awards.  This category is for a Jazz broadcaster with exceptional presentation and communications skills for an outstanding individual who hosts or produces a Jazz program.   Awards will be given out on August 9 in San Jose at the Annual JazzWeek Summit.

CAU Now Lifting Every Voice tells the good news happening at Clark Atlanta University, one of America's great HBCUs. The July edition of our program features a conversation about Research and Sponsored Programs with guests Dr. Lisa Wilson, Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs, and Travis Patton, Director of Research and Sponsored Programs. Clark Atlanta University students at all levels are able to do meaningful research with applications in the real world outside of the classrooms and laboratories on campus.

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