Buckmaster Show 9/1/15: The lives of professional musicians

Today on Buckmaster – guest host certified financial planner Sheldon A. Fishman, introduces us to two ‘musical couples’.  Michael Becker and Shawn Campbell are classical musicians who both play in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (among other places).  Mike is the principle trombone for the orchestra and Shawn plays French horn.  Lisa Otey and Diane van Deurzen are pop/jazz musicians with lots of recording and worldwide resumes. These musical guests explore what it means to make a living as professional musicians.

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Buckmaster Show 8/31/15: Rotary’s microcredit program for Mexico

Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off features commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom, along with guest host Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun. Then Rotary International’s Terry Lubsen talks about their microcredit program and how it’s changing lives in Sonora, Mexico.

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Buckmaster Show 8/28/15: Pima County’s controversial upcoming bond election

Today on Buckmaster   Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll (R-District 4) is our Friday Focus guest. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun and Jim Nintzel, senior writer for the Tucson Weekly. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage columnist, hosts Weekend Watch.

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Buckmaster Show 8/27/15: Mega-Wildfires become the new norm in the West

Today on Buckmaster   A newsmaker interview with Dr. H.T. Sanchez, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District. Then a conversation with one of the nation’s foremost authorities on wildfires. We talk with Dr. Stephen Pyne, ASU Regents Professor in the School of Life Sciences. His new book is titled Between Two Fires, A Fire History of Contemporary America published by the University of Arizona Press.

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Buckmaster Show 8/26/15: Previewing a new season of UA football

Today on Buckmaster – Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott (D-Ward 4). Also, Joe Snell, President and CEO of Sun Corridor, Inc. formerly known as TREO. Plus, Buckmaster Wildcat Sports Contributor Anthony Gimino previews a new season of UA Football.

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Buckmaster Show 8/25/15: Riding out the turbulence on Wall Street

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Tom O’Halleran, Democratic candidate for Congress in Arizona’s 1st District. Shelly Fishman, certified financial planner hosts the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then Andrew Duy, business development manager and John Jackson, Sr., GM and CEO of Grafted Growers. Plus, the every other Tuesday Arts Report presented by Fox Tucson Theatre featuring Margaret Regan, arts writer for the Tucson Weekly.

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Buckmaster Show 8/24/15: Allergy sufferers dread start of Fall pollen season

Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off features commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then Ellen Jimenez, a spokesperson for the upcoming Airmen Appreciation Event previews this tribute to the personnel at Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Plus Dr. Mark Sneller previews the Fall pollen season.

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Buckmaster Show 8/21/15: Tucson’s fight to keep its postal processing center

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with United States Representative Raul Grijalva (D-District 3). The Friday Roundtable features Mari Herreras, editor for the Tucson Weekly and Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial writer and columnist of The Arizona Daily Star. Weekend Watch is hosted by Matt Russell, food and beverage columnist for Inside Tucson Business.

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Buckmaster Show 8/20/15: Tucson celebrates 240th birthday

Today on Buckmaster – United States Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) visits the show. Also, a conversation about nuclear energy with former Arizona Senator Captain Al Melvin, a Republican candidate for the Arizona Corporation Commission. Plus, it is Founders’ Day in Arizona. We talk with historian Dave Divine about his new book Tucson: A History of the Old Pueblo from the 1854 Gadsden Purchase.

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Buckmaster Show 8/19/15: With money tight, UA begins new school year

Today on Buckmaster  A newsmaker interview with University of Arizona President Dr. Ann Weaver Hart. Also, Democrat Aaron Baumann, a law student at the University of Arizona talks about his run for a seat in the Arizona House of Representatives from District 2. Plus, Tom Collier, Buckmaster consumer affairs contributor.

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