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Insight: Mayor Johnson's First Term / Cruz Reynoso / James McMurtry / Sound Advice: Jazz


Johnson's First Term Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced yesterday afternoon he's running for a second term.  We'll speak with Sacramento Bee Metro reporter Ryan Lillis about Johnson's performance in his first term, and what kind of opposition the mayor may face from competitors or voters.    
 
Cruz Reynoso   The award-winning documentary, "Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice," about the first Latino to be appointed to the California Supreme Court, will be broadcast on public television throughout September, which is Hispanic Heritage Month. We'll speak with Cruz Reynoso about his documentary and his time as a state supreme court justice.  His documentary airs in Sacramento on Monday, September 26th.
 
James McMurtry The American River Music Festival will take place this weekend. We talk to acclaimed musician James McMurtry who is preforming at the festival.

Sound Advice: Jazz Capital Public Radio's host extraordinare Devin Yamanaka joins us for our weekly music segment. She'll introduce us to some new and reissued Jazz music.

Sound Advice Songs:     

1."I'm Checking Out, Go-om Bye," Rebecca Kilgore and The Harry Allen Quartet, "Live at Feinstein's At Loews Regency; Celebrating "Lady Day" and "Prez"
2. "A Lot of Livin' to Do," Joseph Leo Bwarie, "Nothing' but Love"
3. "That's All I Want From You," Sachal Vasandani, " Hi-Fly"
 

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About our guest host: Sacramento-native David Watts Barton has been involved in Sacramento's music and cultural scene for more than 30 years as a writer, performer and fan. He now serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Sacramento Press and regularly fills in on Insight.
 
 
Thursday, September 15, 2011
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