Jazz 91.9 WCLK

  Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK is partnering with the Jazz Foundation of America and you have the opportunity to help keep Jazz on the air and to help keep Jazz artists making the music.  You can elect to have a portion of your WCLK membership donation go towards support of the Jazz Foundation of America. JFA is the only national organization primarily focused on assisting Jazz musicians.  Over the last two years, the Jazz Foundation of American has handled over 9,000 cases with a number of them right here in the Atlanta community.

Jazz Tones Insights-Joey Alexander

Feb 21, 2019

This past Sunday on Jazz Tones on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK I had the honor of interviewing an extraordinary pianist- Josiah Alexander Sila, better known as Joey Alexander. He was born in Bali in 2003 and lived in Jakarta and then moved to New York in 2014. At age 14, Joey has already recorded two Grammy-nominated studio albums-- 2015's My Favorite Things and 2016's Countdown, as well as Joey.Monk.Live.

Listen to Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK on Saturday morning at 7am as we feature Change Makers, a groundbreaking,  one-hour Black History Month special recorded live on the campus of Norfolk State University in front of a studio audience.   A diverse panel of millennial Change Makers discusses topics from their perspective on race relations, culture, change and much more.  The program is hosted by award-winning journalist, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill.  Dr. Hill is the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by Suite Food Lounge Morris Baxter, presenting the Morris Baxter Annual Birthday Bash on Friday, February 22 at Revel, 1778 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard in West Midtown, Atlanta. Join us for a celebration including live performances from Norman Brown and Deniece Williams. Doors open at 6:30p, show time at 8:00p. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Sin Fonia Youth Orchestra.

Fahamu Pecou is an American visual artist and scholar known for producing works that combine aspects of Fine art and Hip-hop as commentary on Popular culture. Most of his works engage representations of black masculinity and identity. Fahamu describes his art this way "My art raises questions about the types of images and representations that come to inform contemporary readings and performances of Black male masculinity.

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