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Interview: SF vocalist warms to Alaskan festival

Sitka, Alaska It took a couple of years for San Francisco-based singer Jackie Ryan to warm to the idea of a winter jazz festival in Alaska. But her adventurous spirit and warm contralto have found a home onstage at the Sitka JazzFest. Interview with KCAW's Robert Woolsey.
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