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Jamal Ahmad talks to Alexey Marti for Atlanta Jazz Festival's 'In the Tradition' Series (VIDEO)

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Join "SOUL of Jazz" host Jamal Ahmad TONIGHT at 7:30 p.m. EST for the Atlanta Jazz Festival's virtual series In the Tradition. He'll be talking to Cuban-born percussionist ALEXEY MARTI about his career, music and more. 

In the Tradition, is a 30-minute conversation featuring this year's Atlanta Jazz Festival performers being interviewed by local Atlanta jazz and art leaders. Jazz lovers can view the video interviews live on AtlantaFestivals.com, Facebook, YouTube and Channel 26 on select Tuesdays now through August 31, 2021.

WCLK is hosting In the Tradition all throughout the month of May:  

5/11 - Jamal Ahmad featuring Alexey Marti

5/18 - Debb Moore featuring Theo Coker

5/25 - Ray Cornelius featuring Miguel Zenon

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.