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SATURDAY August 17

0730 Toronto jazz musician Shirantha Beddage released his latest album "Identity" earlier this year. That CD was subsequently nominated for a JUNO Award in the Traditional Jazz Album of the Year category. And, more recently, Shirantha won the Galaxie Rising Star Award at this year's Montreal Jazz Festival. Guest host Karen Godon listened to a conversation that Shirantha had with Mary Ito at the time of "Identity's" release. Listen audio (runs 12:18) NOTE: Music clearance restrictions prohibit inclusion of music originally contained in this item. Learn more about his music at Shirantha's website. 0800 Fresh Air's Your Health columnist Dr. Mike Evans joined Karen to discuss the health threats posed by melanoma. You can listen to that conversation and find a link to Mike's new whiteboard YouTube video on the subject at Dr. Mike's column. 0830 Sports psychologist and York University professor Paul Dennis gave Karen a lesson in the importance of mental fitness for athletes of ALL skill levels. Listen audio (runs 15:19)