Trumpeter Melvin Jones is joining Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz At The High Museum Friday, January 18 at 5pm.  Jones will be joined by Saxophonist Mace Hibbard, Bassist Marc Miller, Louis Heriveaux on piano, and Marvin Patton on drums.

Jones has played with everyone from TLC to Quincy Jones, Erykah Badu to Stevie Wonder, and most everyone in between.  He's a Morehouse graduate and spent time there as Interim Director of Bands and Instrumental Studies.   In recent years he has toured with Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family

Atlanta is like a second home to Grammy-nominated Pianist Robert Glasper.  He took time away today from recording and writing sessions in the ATL to talk a few minutes with Nicole Sweeney on The Midday Jazz Swing on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

He's in town working on sessions with Lil' Jon Roberts and Russell Gunn, and is writing material for the upcoming Chaka Khan album he will be producing, as well as the follow up to Black Radio, tentatively titled Black Radio Volume 2.

Jamal Ahmad(The S.O.U.L. of Jazz) was joined by young lions drummer Terreon Gully, trombonist Andre Hayward & pianist Marc Cary to talk about their involvement in the Jazz Education Network Conference and also to discuss the future of jazz music. Collectively, the three have played with the likes of Sting, Dianne Reeves, Abbey Lincoln, Betty Carter, Lauryn Hill and many others. It was a conversation that shed light on the perspectives of active jazz musicians and the changes that need to be made to ensure this music thrives in the 21st century.

WCLK Profiles Features INROADS

Jan 4, 2013

This week on WCLK Profiles we'll feature INROADS, an organization dedicated to providing outstanding, diverse paid interns to America's largest corporations, providing a way into the boardrooms of tomorrow to today's minority communities.

Our guests will include INROADS President and CEO Forest T. Harper, Jr., and Clark Atlanta University Student Arlena Gillespie, who is currently working on an INROADS internship with Met Life in Atlanta.

For more information about INROADS, you can visit their website here.

http://www.wycliffegordon.com/

The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance, and developing new audiences.  Their annual conferences bring together musicians, students, educators and jazz authorities for four days of performances, seminars and informal opportunities for those just starting out in jazz music to mingle and learn from those who have made a lifetime of it.

CAU President Carlton Brown Featured On CAU Now

Dec 21, 2012

CAU Director of Strategic Communications and University Relations Donna Brock sits down and discusses the current state of CAU and college education in general on CAU Now on WCLK, airing Saturday morning at 7:30, immediately preceding Tavis Smiley.

Brown touches on the impact of tightened student loan requirements, the continuing importance of an HBCU education, and the difference it can make when a young person attends the college of their choice.

CAU Now is a regular public affairs presentation of WCLK, the radio voice of Clark Atlanta University.

Afemo Omilami came in and swapped baritones with Morris Baxter this morning on WCLK.  Hosea Feed The Hungry has worked hard to make for a happy holiday for those with the least among us, and they always can use your support and your time.

Their Christmas Dinner Event is scheduled this year at the Georgia World Congress Center, Christmas Day beginning at  and is expected to feed, clothe and otherwise support 20,000 people who can't take for granted a heated home or a packed refrigerator for the holidays.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM JAZZ 91.9 WCLK

Dec 19, 2012
Shed Jackson

Rob Maynard

Morris Baxter was joined Wednesday morning by Director Jasmine Guy and Actor Demetria McKinney to talk about the True Colors Theatre Company production of The Mountaintop, which portrays the final night of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., as imagined by playwright Katori Hall.

The Mountaintop is performed now through December 16 at the Southwest Arts Center.  To find out more about True Colors and The Mountaintop, including how to get tickets, click here.

Election Debrief On The Local Take

Nov 8, 2012

Join Kiplyn Primus for The Local Take on WCLK, Saturday morning November 10 at 7:30am before Tavis.  Kiplyn's guest is Clark Atlanta University Political Science Professor Dr. William Boone.

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