Jazz 91.9 WCLK

This week on The Local Take I speak with Imara Canady to share information about the upcoming Paradigm Shift Conference taking place on February 6th and 7th at The Loudermilk Center in downtown Atlanta. 

There are a handful of tickets left for the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Benefit Performance featuring Gregory Porter and Ledisi on February 20 at Cobb Energy Centre. Click here to pick up yours before they are gone. And be sure to join Debb Moore on Jazz At Sundown on Tuesday, February 4th at 7:30pm for a special interview with Gregory Porter.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I spoke with Mitch Brown the Executive Director for Resources for Residents and Communities (RRC).  The organization began in the Reynoldstown community and has grown to become a resource for many communities. 

I ask Mr. Brown about the classes that they offer. He shares that they offer classes year round and that the course being offered between now and May include a Homebuyer Education and Home Purchase Renovation Loan.  

January 25: Kenny Barron Quintet At Spivey Hall

Jan 23, 2020

Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK Programming comes from Spivey Hall, presenting Jazz Pianist Kenny Barron and his Quintet on Saturday, January 25 at 7:30pm. The evening will feature music from Kenny's Quintet's 2018 release Concentric Circles and other selections from his repetoire. Spivey Hall is located on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, just 10 minutes south of the perimeter off of I-75. More information is available at spiveyhall.org.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take, I talked with Dionne Lucas, Director, Marketing and Communications with the National Museum of African American Music.  The museum located in Nashville is set to open in Summer 2020.  

Ms. Lucas, a graduate of Clark Atlanta University, shares that the museum is in the process of collecting memorabilia. Their team has been visiting living legends collecting items that will be on exhibition.