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This weekend's edition of #UPFRONT is fiyah from start to finish.

It features my interviews with LaRoyce Hawkins,  S. Epatha Merkerson and more from NBC's Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med in preparation of their three-hour televised "crossover" event airing this Wednesday October 16 at 8 p.m.

Spivey Hall at Clayton State University

Spivey Hall at Clayton State University welcomes Christian Sands High Wire Trio on Saturday November 16 at 7:30 p.m. 

Born in 1989, “Christian Sands is already being hailed as the greatest jazz pianist of his generation” (All About Jazz). A Steinway Artist and fivetime Grammy nominee of extraordinary stylistic versatility, Christian says, “My music is about teaching the way of jazz and keeping it alive.”

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

Ailey II returns to the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State for the third season on Saturday October 26.

The evening's performance features South African-born Bradley Shelver’s high-energy "Where There Are Tongues" and world premieres! The program also includes two new works by esteemed choreographer Andrea Miller and former Ailey dancer Kirven Douthit-Boyd.  

Plan to come early and stay after the show! The moderated  pre-show talk with Troy Powell begins at 7:00 p.m. and the on-stage post-show panel discussion begins immediately following the performance.

CAU Now Features Homecoming 2019--For The Culture

Oct 11, 2019

Tune in to a special homecoming edition of CAU Now on Jazz 91.9 WCLK on Saturday, October 12 at 8:30 a.m.    We’re talking about CAU 2019 Homecoming festivities with  CAU Senior Director of Alumni Rleations Gay-Linn Gatewood-Jasho, Athletic Director Dr. J. Lin Dawson, and, Sydnee Dickson, a Clark Atlanta Student involved in Homecoming preparations. We will talk about CAU Homecoming – For The Culture—taking place October 13-19. 

Editor's Note: Earlier, we mistakenly reported that Simone Biles had set a new record for most world championship medals. She is one medal away from tying the record.

As of Thursday, Simone Biles is a step closer to being the greatest gymnast ever to have competed in the world championships.

Biles won her fifth world all-around title by dominating the field at the 2019 World Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. With the win, she now holds 22 world medals.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by Destined Events of Destiny Enterprises LLC, presenting the 8th Annual Jazz N' Art Fusion event benefitting The Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorder Center of  Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The happens Saturday, October 12 from 5pm until 9pm at the Atlanta City Hall Atrium, located at 55 Trinity Place SW. Musical entertainment features Gritz & Jelly Butter, Edwin Williams and others. Their will be an elegant charity fashion show produced by Swank Deco, and an artists market with unique charity purchases for the holidays.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette * October Issue

Oct 10, 2019

Click here for your Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, October Issue.    Inside:   WCLK Announcer Best of Atlanta  +  CAU Homecoming For the Culture  +  Membership Matters  +  Shop Amazon.  Support WCLK +  Live Music and Events  +   Jazz Profile and CD Poll Winners  +  more…

Atlanta Flamenco Festival October 13-November 2

Oct 8, 2019

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by Trav'es Inc., presenting the Atlanta Flamenco Festival running from Sunday, October 13 until Saturday, November 2 at various venues throughout Atlanta including Gallery 992, Red Light Cafe, Dekalb School of The Arts, Kalliope Studios Arts Center, and Glennwood Elementary. Flamenco is a combination of Spanish, Latin American and African musical and dance influences.

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) I speak with April Washington, Public Affairs Officer for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We talk about the upcoming Open Enrollment period which runs from October 15 thru December 7.  She shares with us that everyone should review the new options especially the advantage plans. She mentions that there are over 127 plans and many at no additional cost.

Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK needs your help this Fall--call Joi John at 404-880-8280 and sign up to volunteer during our Fall Membership Campaign October 24-November 4. Spend time with your favorite Jazz 91.9 WCLK announcer, take part in a live WCLK broadcast, and get to know some of your fellow listeners and members. Convenient times are available for organizations, clubs and individuals. Just call Joi John at 404-880-8280 or drop her an email here.

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New Music: Jazz Funk Soul/Life And Times

Jazz Funk Soul's original incarnation featured founder Jeff Lorber along with Drummer Everette Harp and Guitarist Chuck Loeb. After Loeb's untimely passing in 2016, Lorber re-grouped and asked Paul Jackson Jr. to join the group on guitar. Their latest record Life And Times (Shanachie Entertainment) pays tribute to Loeb, and features Smooth Jazz with an edge.

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This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) I speak with April Washington, Public Affairs Officer for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We talk about the upcoming Open Enrollment period which runs from October 15 thru December 7. She shares with us that everyone should review the new options especially the advantage plans. She mentions that there are over 127 plans and many at no additional cost. Some of the advantage plans include: In Home Care, Professional Caregiver...

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