Jazz 91.9 WCLK Presents the Jazz It Up Concert Series, Fourth Wednesdays July through September at St. James Live. Join us July 25 at 7pm for an evening of Jazz featuring Pianist and Producer Phil Davis. Enjoy a night of Jazz and Funk Fusion with Phil Davis and your friends from WCLK. Ticket information is available at stjamesliveatl.com. St. James Live is located at 3220 Butner Road Atlanta(30331)

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the Gulf Coast Ethnic and Heritage Jazz Festival, presenting their annual Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 4 at the Mobile Convention Center at One South Water Street in Mobile, Alabama. Performers this year include the E B Coleman Orchestra with Karmilla Ali, The Everybody's Here Band, Donald Harrison with The Young Greats, and Percussionist Tony Bowers. More information is available at gcehjazzfest.org.

Saturday morning at 8am on The Local Take on WCLK I talked with AJC Senior Managing Editor Monica Richardon, co-chairperson of the Atlanta Business League Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony taking place on Tuesday, July 24th at the Hyatt Regency-Downtown Atlanta at 6pm. Ms. Richardson shares that the Men of Influence program reflects the success of African-American businessmen who are making history in their endeavors. 

Insights- Joe Jennings Saxophonist

Jul 22, 2018

This Sunday July 22 during Jazz Tones on WCLK from 3pm until  7pm, I'll be joined by Joe Jennings.  Mr. Jennings recently retired and is founder of The Spelman College Jazz Ensemble and Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Spelman College. Joe has been director of music at the Atlanta Center of Black Art, and artist-in residence at the Neighborhood Arts Center, also in Atlanta. He was the founder and director of the Neighborhood Arts Ensemble, a 22 piece big band. He also led The Joe Jennings Sextet and  he also completed 24  national tours with Spelman Jazz Ensemble.

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.