New Music: Dave Bradshaw, Jr.-Flipside

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California Keyboardist Dave Bradshaw, Jr., cut his teeth on music playing organ and piano in his childhood church, and followed that with a stint in the U.S. Navy Show Band. Over the years he has played with artists from Natalie Cole and Etta James to the late great Gene Harris. His latest record is called Flipside, on MOKU Records. You can here the cut Latina Love on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK.

More information about Dave Bradshaw, Jr. can be found here.

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Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK remembers our dear friend and colleague Glen Simmonds and shares the grief of his wife, family and friends. Here is visitation and memorial service information for people in the community who want to participate:

Support for Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK comes from Live Nation, presenting Double Vision Revisited, featuring Bob James, David Sanborn and Marcus Miller live at Candence Bank Ampitheatre At Chastain Park for one night only, Thursday, August 22 at 8pm. Joining them on stage will be Larry Braggs and Billy Tilson. Ticket information is available at livenation.com.

Programming on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the New Waldorf-Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, presenting their Summer Wine Series,. This series features wine receptions throughout the remainder of the summer. Each reception is hosted in the Hotel's private garden, and each has a theme. Events are facilitated by Sommelier Emmanuel Faure and the hotel's new Executive Chef Christophe Truchet. The event this Friday, August 23, pairs sushi and German Riesling. More information is available at waaatl.com.

Programming on Atlanta's Jazz Station is made possible in part by the Wade Ford Summer Jam concert, taking place Saturday, August 24 at Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton GA 30126.  Joey "Papa J" Sommerville is your host for a great night of contemporary Jazz including Marion Meadows, Josh Vietti, Cherelle, Tom Browne, Chandra Currelly, Karyn White, and Terence Young. Doors open 6pm, music starts at 7pm. Personal size coolers and or picnic baskets with food and beverages are welcome. This is a rain or shine event.

The Local Take: West End Gem--Hammonds House Museum

Aug 18, 2019

This week on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with the Hammonds House Director Leatrice Ellzy about our "gem" of an art museum in West End. 

Check out this weekend's editon of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features executive producer of the BronzeLens Film Festival---Kathleen Bertrand. She'll be talking about this year's activities including the Women Superstars Luncheon, Sunday Brunch with the Brothers, The BronzeLens Awards and much more. The BronzeLens Film Festival begins Wednesday August 21 through Sunday August 25. 

Join Actress/inner Fitness Coach and Author, Tina Lifford on September 14 at the Riverside EpiCenter for the Inner Fitness | Outer Beauty Atlanta Tour! Begin your journey to acknowledging, caring for, and loving the “inner” you!

 

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with Claudia Strange from the Atlanta Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS) about back to school support and the opening of quite a few renovated library branches in our community. 

Claudia shares with us that the Dogwood, West End and Cascade branches have recently re-opened after major renovations that include a dedicated teen area as well as study cubicles.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I spoke with Dr. Tammy Beckham from the US Department of Health and Human Services in support of National Immunization Awareness Month.  Dr. Beckham shares that immunization comes from receiving a vaccine. 

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