Guest host John Clayton is joined by a panel of young jazz musicians and jazz educators for a discussion of the future jazz generation, and jazz education. Guests include: Justin DiCioccio, Big Band Director for the Henry Mancini Institute, and Director of Jazz Studies at the Manhattan School of Music; Shelton Berg, professor and Chair of Jazz Studies at USC, jazz pianist, former president of the International Association of Jazz Educators; Raya Yarbrough, jazz vocalist and USC senior in the jazz studies program; and, Garrett Kobsef, tenor sax and USC senior in the jazz studies program.
President Obama has secured enough votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal. Also, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is now refusing to issue marriage licenses entirely, to avoid having to issue one to a gay or lesbian couple. Then, without solitary confinement, how will California prisons control gang members?
Pope Francis will allow priests to forgive women who've had abortions. Also, in his first bid for the U.S. presidency, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee won eight states and the Iowa Caucuses. How is Huckabee’s campaign different this time around? Then, 18-year-old Michelle Carter is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge for allegedly convincing her former boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to kill himself last summer.
On the day that LAPD lapel cameras make their debut, we talk about the ratcheting-up of tensions between cops and activists. Also, the AP is bringing legal action against the FBI after a sting operation that involved impersonating an AP journalist and creating a false AP news story as part of a sting operation. Then, how has the tone of immigration debate changed over the decades? All that and more, on today's AirTalk.
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