Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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Ross Hammond And Jay Nair Perform 'Songs Of Universal Peace'

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Jay Nair and Ross Hammond performed live in studio with music from their 2018 album "Songs of Universal Peace" on Insight with Beth Ruyak.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Ross Hammond and Jay Nair collaborated on a new record called “Songs of Universal Peace,” released this April. The album blends Indian classical music and Sanskrit poetry, Appalachian folk music, blues, and improvisation.
Hammond and Nair will perform "Songs of Universal Peace" on Sunday, July 22 at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento in Sacramento.
Watch Hammond and Nair perform "Unending Peace."
Watch Hammond and Nair perform "Be Well."
Watch Hammond and Nair's Tiny Desk Contest entry video.

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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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Bert Johnson

Interactive Producer, Insight

Bert Johnson is a producer for Insight, where he tries to find topics and guests that help listeners understand their communities better. Before joining Capital Public Radio, Bert worked as a photographer, video editor, reporter and digital producer.  Read Full Bio 

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