Capitol Chat It's been a week of quotes for
Governor Jerry Brown. On Monday, he gave the commencement speech to
UC Berkeley Political Science graduates and on Wednesday, he
entertained the California State Chamber of Commerce by explaining
why he uses Latin every now and then. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben
Adler joins us for our weekly look at the state capitol.
Christian Kiefer Local professor, poet and
musician Christian Kiefer's debut novel "The Infinite Tides" is
being released in paperback. Kiefer is currently at work on his
next novel and is getting ready for the SummerWords Festival at
American River College where he teaches. We'll talk with him about
getting good reviews, the pressure of following up on a debut novel
and what SummerWords is all about.
John Lee Hooker Jr. John Lee Hooker Jr.'s
musical career began at age 8, when he performed on Detroit radio,
and continued as he toured with his father, blues legend John Lee
Hooker. Today, John Lee Hooker Jr. brings his modernized musical
style to our studio, as we talk with him about his upcoming
performance at the Sacramento Music Festival, his newest CD, "All
Hooked Up," and more.
Sound Advice: Sacramento Music Festival For
this week's Sound Advice, long-time Sacramento concert producer and
promoter Mindy Giles joins us with some music from Terry Hanck,
James Hunter, Wanda Jackson, The Blasters and Los Lobos. All of
these bands are performing at this weekend's 40th Anniversary
Sacramento Music Festival.
Sound Advice Tracks - Sacramento Music
1. Terry Hanck - "I Keep Holdin On" from 2011 CD
2. James Hunter - "Chicken Switch" from his new 2013 CD
"Minute By Minute"
3. Wanda Jackson - "Old Weakness (Comin' on Strong)" from her
2012 CD "Unfinished Business"
4. The Blasters - "I'm Shakin'" - from their live 2002 CD
5. Ben Taylor - "Nothing I'd Rather Do" from "Another Run
Around the Sun"
6. Los Lobos -"Kiko and the Lavender Moon" - Title track from