joe gransden

This week’s UPFRONT is so lit! Triple threat performer Mya stopped by to talk about her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry as well as her new album, TKO and new TV series 5th Ward.  

Jazz trumpeter Joe Gransden is in the studio to talk about his new album, Go Getta along with the High Museum’s Noelle Jones, who talked about their new exhibitions. 

Support for WCLK programming comes from Atlanta's High Museum of Art, presenting Friday Jazz on July 20 from 6pm until 10pm. This month features the sounds of The Joe Gransden Big Band. Friday Jazz At The High is hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad. Ticket information is available at high.org. Seating for Friday Jazz is limited and opens at 6 p.m. There is no reserved seating. Standing room is plentiful. Friday Jazz is FREE with Museum admission and FREE for members.

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. 

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Holiday Jazz features new music from Joe Gransden and his 16 Piece Big Band, covering many of your timeless Christmas classics in the mode of Cole, Sinatra, or Harry Connick, Jr.. 

Joe is a friend of WCLK and he's playing these songs live in Atlanta throughout the holiday period.   You can find out more about that here.

Support  for Jazz 91.9 WCLK programming comes from the High Museum of Art, featuring Friday Jazz, July 15 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., featuring Trumpeter and Vocalist, Joe Gransden.   Attendees will also be able to check out the High Museum exhibitions on view: The Rise of Sneaker Culture and Walker Evans: Depth of Field.   Friday Jazz At The High will be hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.  If you would like to join us, click here for ticket information.

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