Programming on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by The Suite Food Lounge, home of The Suite Jazz Series. This Thursday, January 24 features Doc's Aquarius Birthday Bash, including Eric Darius, Kelly O'Neal, Xavier Lewis, Kittie Chamille and more. Doors open at 6:30pm, with dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm. More information about The Suite Jazz Series, including reservations, is available at 404-577-2500 or click here.

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Heads-up Atlanta, it’s time for road closures related to the  Super Bowl! Atlanta is expecting tens of thousands of visitors all in town for Super Bowl 53 and the affiliated events and yes it will affect travel in and around the city!  Here is a list of road closures so far:

Monday, Jan. 21 - Friday, Feb. 8-Baker Street Northwest will be closed between Centennial Olympic Park Drive Northwest and Luckie Street Northwest.

Programming on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by I Am Free Music Festival and their Just Jazzin' Event on Saturday evening, January 26th, featuring Jazz Keyboardist Madoca. WCLK's Morris Baxter is your host for Madoca's fusion of smooth Jazz, soul and funk. Also performing will be vocalist Cinnamon Denise. The performance takes place at the Marietta Andretti Grand Room at 1255 Roswell Road. Doors open at 7pm. More information is available at 770-744-0278 or click here.

As part of our annual salute to King Week, Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK will present a simulcast of Fox 5's live coverage of the 51st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Coverage begins at 10:00am. Thanks to our friends at Fox 5 Atlanta and CAU TV23 for their assistance.

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Check out this weekend's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features my one-on-one interviews with actress-singer-director Brely Evans, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre performer Christoper R. Wilson and Shelbia Jackson, Executive Director of the DeKalb Entertainment Commission. 

UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry is produced by Atlanta's Jazz Station - WCLK 91.9.   It airs every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and is hosted by yours truly, Ray Cornelius. 

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre returns to the Fabulous Fox Theater for its Atlanta Engagement February 21-24 and we are here for it. Recognized by U.S. Congress as a vital American “Cultural Ambassador to the World,” the beloved dance company is honoring founder Alvin Ailey’s pioneering legacy and carrying it forward with a 60th Anniversary celebration titled Ailey Ascending.

 

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UPFRONT'S Ray Cornelius catches up with actress, singer and director BRELY EVANS.  The triple threat performer is starring in three different series on three different networks this winter: "Last Call" on Bounce (Monday's at 9 p.m.), "The Family Business" on BET (Tuesday's at 9 p.m.) and "Ambitions" on the Oprah Winfrey Network OWN (coming in March). 

Evans has appeared in such popular movies as "The Man in 3B," 'Sparkle," and "Just Wright." She has also appeared on television in BET's "Being Mary Jane," TV One's "Born Again Virgin" and "Mann and Wife" on TV One. 

Jazz 91.9 WCLK * Jazzette - January Issue

Jan 18, 2019

Click here for your Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, January Issue.    Inside:  Manager’s Message  +  The Weeping Time  +  MLK, Jr. Day Programming  + Shop Amazon &  Support WCLK +  Live Music and Events  +   Jazz Profile and CD Poll Winners  +  more…

Saturday, January 18 at 8:00 a.m. on WCLK's The Local Take, you can listen to my conversation with Andrew Young on the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..  I joined the former mayor  of the City of Atlanta at the Andrew Young Foundation offices located in downtown Atlanta. 

New Music: Groove Centric "Get A Grip"

Jan 17, 2019

Atlanta's own Groove Centric is in rotation on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK with their cut Get A Grip, from their self-released debut Crossing Bridges. Groove Centric is Mike Jones on saxophone, Keith Barnes on guitar, Joel Powell on bass, and Brien Andrews on drums. 

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New Music On WCLK

New Music: Groove Centric "Get A Grip"

Atlanta's own Groove Centric is in rotation on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK with their cut Get A Grip , from their self-released debut Crossing Bridges . Groove Centric is Mike Jones on saxophone, Keith Barnes on guitar, Joel Powell on bass, and Brien Andrews on drums.

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WCLK's The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

WCLK'sThe Local Take Talks With Andrew Young About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th Birthday

Saturday, January 18 at 8:00 a.m. on WCLK's The Local Take, you can listen to my conversation with Andrew Young on the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. I joined the former mayor of the City of Atlanta at the Andrew Young Foundation offices located in downtown Atlanta. I asked him about the Civil Rights Movement and their work. While sharing a few statistics, he mentioned that those were challenging days, but he prefers to look at the good things that are continuing to happen. In...

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