Jazz WCLK Celebrates its 45th Anniversary
ATLANTA, GA – April 9, 2019 – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) today announced that National Public Radio (NPR) Affiliate station, Jazz 91.9 WCLK commemorates its 45th anniversary this week. WCLK will host a birthday celebration at WCLK Studios featuring special performances by saxophonists Trey Daniels and BK Jackson along with vocalists Dara Carter, Kim Cage Riley
The 45th Anniversary birthday celebration will take place on Wednesday, April 10 from 9:00 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m. at the Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library Gazebo, located steps away from Jazz 91.9 Studios. Clark Atlanta University serves as the licensee of National Public Radio affiliate station Jazz WCLK.
Listeners and the greater Atlanta community are welcome to join the festivities, free and open to the public.
On April 10, 1974, Jazz 91.9 WCLK aired its very first Jazz selection, “Maiden Voyage,” by Herbie Hancock. Under the direction of former Clark College President Vivian Henderson, and former Director of Mass Communications Charles Hobson, WCLK became the first black federally licensed educational FM station in Georgia. Transmitting from Clark College's McPheeters-Dennis Hall at a mere 54 watts from
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