, a pianist and composer whose distinctive mixture of
experimentation and accessibility made him one of the most popular
jazz musicians of the 1950s and â60s, died this morning in Norwalk,
Conn. He would have turned 92 on Thursday. We're joined by Simon
Rowe, director of the Brubeck Institute
at UOP in remembrance of his
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson
has seen a surprising shift in support on the City Council with the
election of two new representatives. One man who's been paying
close attention to this and other happenings in the area is
Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton
, who joins us at the start of
each month. You can find his columns in the Bee's Our Region
section every Wednesday and Sunday.
'Tis the time for Christmas
music and holiday cheer, but what seasonal foods should be on our
tables? Owner of Hook & Ladder Co.
Kimio Bazett, and Ella
Dining Room & Bar
Executive Chef Michael Thiemann join us
to talk about seasonal foods for your table.
"As You Like It"
You might think a high
school play wouldn't be possible without carpenters, lighting
specialists, and a director. And you'd be right. But
you'd be wrong if you thought all these roles couldn't be filled by
students. For the first time ever, CK McClatchy
is turning over all aspects of its fall production
of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" to the students. We'll
speak with student director Will Block - who also adapted the play,
designed the sets, cast the actors, and arranged the music - and
McClatchy Drama Instructor Patrick Stratton, who is advising the
Sacramento jazz vocalist Beth Duncan
has just released an album of original songs and covers of old jazz
favorites from as early as 1928.
Fall" evolved over three years, features nine musicians and has
been giving Diana Krall a run for her money on College Media
Journal's Top 40 Jazz chart.