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In your car, home or office - tune into Midday Jazz Swing with Riva Blue for an eclectic mix of mainstream Jazz fused with familiar tunes, standards, vocals and, Atlanta based Jazz artists.

In your car, home or office - tune into Midday Jazz Swing with Riva Blue for an eclectic mix of mainstream Jazz fused with familiar tunes, standards, vocals and, Atlanta based Jazz artists.
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Atlanta, GA

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In your car, home or office - tune into Midday Jazz Swing with Riva Blue for an eclectic mix of mainstream Jazz fused with familiar tunes, standards, vocals and, Atlanta based Jazz artists.

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English

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Clark Atlanta University 111 James P. Brawley Dr., SW Atlanta, GA 30314 (404) 880-9255


Episodes

June 23: Dave Koz At Wolf Creek Amphitheater, Talks With Rivablue

6/20/2018
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Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK programming comes from Wolf Creek Amphitheater, presenting an evening of Smooth Jazz with the Dave Koz Summer Horns Tour at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at Wolf Creek. Koz and Albright will be joined by Richard Elliott, Rick Braun and Pieces of A Dream. This event is hosted by MC Lightfoot. Food, drinks and coolers are welcomed. More information about this performance including tickets is available at Ticketmaster outlets, the Wolf Creek Amphitheater Box Office...

Duration:00:07:44

May 26: AJF Late Night Jazz Jam Features Russell Gunn, Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra

5/24/2018
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Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office Of Cultural Affairs, presenting the 41st Atlanta Jazz Festival, Saturday and Sunday May 26-27 at Piedmont Park. On Saturday night, May 26, you can attend the Late Night Jazz Jam Concert Featuring Russell Gunn and The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra. The event takes place at 10pm at Park Tavern, 500 10th Street NE. More information on the Atlanta Jazz Festival, including tickets for the Late Night Jazzz Jam is...

Duration:00:09:17

January 27: Fashioning A Nation: A CAU Perspective

1/24/2018
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Clark Atlanta University presents Fashioning A Nation: A CAU Perspective, on Saturday, January 27 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall of the Thomas W. Cole, Jr. Research Center for Science and Technology. This event will feature a special presentation in observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, original artwork by CAU students, and a live performance by the CAU Jazz Orchestra. More information is available by clicking here . CAU First Lady Irene Oakley...

Duration:00:13:43

January 13: Tivon Pennicott Quartet Plays Spivey Hall * Talks Performance w/ Rivablue

1/12/2018
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Spivey Hall at Clayton State University presents for one night only the Tivon Pennicott Quartet on Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. The quartet features Marietta Native, Tivon Pennicott on tenor saxophone along with Sullivan Fortner on piano. Pennicott is a two time Grammy Award winner, and has performed and recorded with Kenny Burrell, Esperanza Spaulding and Gregory Porter. This is his first Spivey Hall appearance. The show will be hosted by WCLK's Mark Angel.

Duration:00:11:39

The True Story of Donny Hathaway and Nadine McKinnor's This Christmas

12/25/2017
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Last Christmas I had a fascinating conversation with Nadine McKinnor. You may not have heard of McKinnor, but you have probably heard Donny Hathaway's This Christmas , a holiday soul classic that has been covered by many including The Temptations, Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Diana Ross, Gloria Estefan, Usher, Spyro Gyra, Cee Lo Green and many others. Hathaway co-wrote the song with Nadine McKinnor when he was recording as Donnie Pitts. It's been called the best holiday song written by...

Duration:00:22:08

Rivablue Talks w/ Vanessa Rubin About Hammonds House Benefit

11/17/2017
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Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the Hammonds House Museum in Atlanta' Historic West End. The Hammonds House will presents its 2017 Benefit Concert Saturday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center at Morehouse College. This year's event features an Evening With Vanessa Rubin and The Gary Motley Trio. The concert is made possible by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Looking for tickets? You can find them by clicking on the Hammonds House...

Duration:00:13:55

November 3: Postive Growth Inc Celebrates 20 Years, Talks About It With Rivablue

11/2/2017
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Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by Positive Growth Inc., celebrating 20 years of service with an awards ceremony and evening of Jazz and entertainment featuring Comedian Griff, Jazz Vocalist Julie Dexter, and Jazz Trumpeter Joey Sommerville. This event happens Friday, November 3 at 6pm at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center in Decatur. Ticket information is available here . Julie Dexter, Joey Sommerville and Positive Growth Inc CEO Joseph T. Arnold joined...

Duration:00:09:29

Mike Phillips Drops By Midday Jazz, Talks Wade Ford-Mable House Concert Saturday

8/24/2017
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Sax man Mike Phillips dropped by Midday Jazz with Rivablue to talk about his music and Saturday's Wade Ford Concert Series event at Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre, which also features Loose Ends and Kindred The Family Soul. Music begins at 6pm Saturday. Ticket information can be found here .

Duration:00:10:42

Rivablue Talks w/ George Benson About The Sunset Jazz Festival * August 19 Chastain

8/19/2017
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Rivablue, host, Midday Jazz talked with Jazz Legend George Benson about his appearance Saturday night, August 19, as part of the Sunset Jazz Festival at Chastain Park Amphitheatre. On the bill with George is: Boney James, Regina Belle and Will Downing who doubles as host. The Sunset Jazz Festival begins at 6:00 p.m. Ticket information can be found by clicking here .

Duration:00:05:07

Freddie Cole Stops By WCLK To Talk With Rivablue About Atlanta Jazz Festival, 40 Days Of Jazz

4/24/2017
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Jazz singer and pianist Freddie Cole dropped by Midday Jazz with Rivablue to discuss the 40th Atlanta Jazz Festival and Atlanta's 40 Days of Jazz. WCLK is the Official Station of the 40th Atlanta Jazz Festival ,the annual musical showcase that celebrates the legacy of Jazz legends, as well as up-and-coming, contemporary Jazz artists. 40 Days of Jazz offers daily Jazz performances along with Jazz-related events beginning April 21st through May 31st. Click here for a calendar of those...

Duration:00:10:43

April 15: SF Jazz Collective Plays Miles Davis At Ferst Center, Robin Eubanks Talks With Rivablue

4/13/2017
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Support for WCLK programming comes from Arts At Tech, presenting SF Jazz Collective. This eight member group performs their contemporary, straight-ahead take on the music of Miles Davis on Saturday, April 15 at the Ferst Center for The Arts at Georgia Tech. They will also play original compositions. WCLK Jazz Tones' Jay Edwards will be hosting this event. Information on tickets is available at 404-894-9600 or click here .

Duration:00:06:42

November 12: Christian Sands Trio At Spivey Hall, Hosted By Mark Angel

11/12/2016
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Spivey Hall, a proud supporter of Jazz 91.9 WCLK, presents Jazz Pianist, Christian Sands on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. Sands will perform with Dezron Douglas on bass and Marcus Baylor on drums. Sands has worked with Oscar Peterson, Dr. Billy Taylor and Christian McBride, among others. Spivey Hall is located on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, GA just 10 minutes south of the Perimeter off of I-75. This event will be hosted by WCLK's Mark Angel. Click here for more...

Duration:00:05:30

WCLK's Jamal Ahmad to host 'Friday Jazz at the High' featuring Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo

10/21/2016
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Join WCLK's Jamal Ahmad tonight at the High Museum of Art for another edition of Friday Jazz at the High. This month's special musical guest includes Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo. It all begins at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo will perform covers of such legendary artists as Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Clarence Carter, Big Maybelle, Percy Mayfield, Johnnie Taylor, Eddie Floyd, Freddie King, Jimmy Hall, The Allman Brothers, The Band and many others. Attendees will...

Duration:00:10:34

Scotty Barnhart Joins Rivablue- Talks Count Basie, Miles, Wynton, Velvet Note Weekend Performances

8/25/2016
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Scotty Barnhart is an acclaimed jazz trumpeter, leader, composer, educator and author. He has put in over 20 years in the Count Basie Orchestra and is now it's leader. He's in town this weekend playing Friday and Saturday nights at The Velvet Note in Alpharetta in an event called A Tribute To Miles Davis, an event featuring Barnhart and his combo's interpretation of great mid-period Miles Davis songs. Barnhart is a native Atlantan and a great guy, and he stopped by WCLK during Midday Jazz...

Duration:00:14:53

Rivablue Talks With Regina Bells In Advance Of The June 24 Concert

6/23/2016
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Rivablue talked with Songstress Regina Belle during Midday Jazz on Thursday, June 23. Rivablue spoke with Regina about her performance at the Jazz 91.9...

Duration:00:18:10

June 8: Rivablue Joined At Cafe 290 By Arpenik, Cinnamon Denise

6/6/2016
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Join me for Second Wednesday Jazz at Cafe 290 in Sandy Springs on June 8, 7:00 p.m. as I'm joined by #baSSus, featuring Cellist-Composer Arpenik and...

Duration:00:13:12

June 2 - 4: Steel City Jazz Festival * Rivablue Talks With Maysa

6/1/2016
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Steel City Jazz Festival 2016 is upon us, three days of amazing music in Linn Park in Birmingham, AL. The performance line up will include a list of...

Duration:00:03:39

May 15: Joe Gransden & Allan Vache Present A Night Of Benny Goodman @ Breman Museum

5/10/2016
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Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK comes from the Breman Museum, celebrating Atlanta's 31 Days of Jazz by featuring The King of Swing: A Night of Benny Goodman....

Duration:00:10:12

Maysa Under The Stars Saturday May 7, Talks About It With Rivablue

5/5/2016
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Clark Atlanta University Guild will present the 23rd Annual Jazz Under The Stars featuring Grammy-nominated Soul/Jazz Vocalist Maysa Leak, the Clark...

Duration:00:11:15

Join Us This Weekend At The 80th Annual Dogwood Festival At Piedmont Park

4/8/2016
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Atlanta welcomes Spring each year with the Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park, and Jazz 91.9 WCLK will be there Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 to...

Duration:00:13:21