Jackson Levin is a summer intern at Capital Public Radio, working with Al Gibes, Melody Stone and Nick Brunner as a member of the CapRadio music team. Jackson is preparing for his third year at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studies both English and Music, with a focus in classical trumpet performance. Well versed in both jazz and classical genres, Jackson has performed as a member of the traditional jazz band "Take 2" as well as the UCLA Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra.
Jackson loves working in the station, contributing all he can through his writing and passion for music. He hopes to learn the skills necessary to become a top-notch journalist and radio personality, paving the way for a potential career in broadcast journalism. When he’s not in the station, you’ll find Jackson trail running with friends, playing Pokemon, updating his tumblr blog, or listening to his favorite trumpet players, Chet Baker and Lee Morgan.
October 12, 2014
As part of a collaboration between CapRadio Music and The Crocker Art Museum we put together soundtracks for exhibits on display. Here are our picks for Arte Mexicano: Legacy Of The Masters.
September 22, 2014
Joe Kye of Sacramento's Joseph In The Well discusses how immigration inspired his musical pursuit, with Jedi-inspired assistance from his parents.
September 12, 2014
Bowling Green State University saxophone professor John Sampen and sound engineer Mark Bunce present a multimedia performance of live saxophone and electronic instrumentation Sept. 15 at Sacramento State.
September 1, 2014
This year the Chalk It Up Festival offers a line-up of more than 30 musical acts from throughout the Sacramento region.
August 21, 2014
The spiritually eclectic Trio MoD is performing in the Crocker Art Museum’s Classical Concert series on September 14th. Enter to win a pair of tickets to this event.
August 19, 2014
Sacramento coffee house provides a weekly spot for jazz musicians and fans to share their love of the music.
August 15, 2014
The Red Skunk Bank kick-off their California tour in Sacramento at Midtown Stomp in West Sacramento.
August 7, 2014
20 Hands Play Musical Works of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart in a Unison Performance.
July 25, 2014
Celebrate Jazz and the history of African American music-makers at the Crocker this summer. Shelby Marcus is playing the "Jazz In The Courtyard" concert series on August 21 and we're giving away tickets.
July 23, 2014
The Strauss Festival waltzes into Elk Grove Regional Park this weekend.