C-Note's Performing Arts Source Material
The readily available documentary sources
Continued from the Home Page's The Performer
Video from People
Video from American Broadcast Company, Los Angeles (KABC-7)
Redemption In Our State of Blues received local press coverage,  statewide coverage,  regional coverage,  and national coverage. 
 Program helps inmates express themselves through acting | abc7https://abc7.com/society/program-helps-inmates-express-themselves-through-acting/1252240/
 What Prison Reform Looks Like Inside California State Prison, L.A. County | KCEThttps://www.kcet.org/shows/departures/what-prison-reform-looks-like-inside-california-state-prison-la-county
 More than a Performance | Vortexhttps://www.vortexla.org/the_strindberg_laboratory_20180305 [404--- Page Not Found]
 Flipping the script: LAC Inmates explore redemption through theaterhttps://www.insidecdcr.ca.gov/2016/08/flipping-the-script-lac-inmates-explore-redemption-through-theater/ [404--- Page Not Found]
 Southern Theatre, Vol. 58, Issue 2 by Southeastern Theatre Conference - issuu
 Inside the Program Training Actors in California Jails and Prisons | PEOPLEhttps://people.com/celebrity/inside-the-program-training-actors-in-california-jails-and-prisons/
The following images are digital copies from all levers of state government recognizing the prisoners work in the original Play Redemption in Our State of Blues. Some even by name, such as C-Note's Money Mike and Natidapoet's the poet.
Letter from California Governor "Jerry" Edmund G. Brown Jr, in it he acknowledges the prisoners contribution to Redemption in Our State of Blues, and wrote, "Inmates exposed to Arts programs are more likely to adjust to life outside prison and are less likely to become repeat offenders."
Certificate of recognition from the California state senate for the prisoner written Play Redemption in our State of Blues.
Letter from California state Senator Sharon Runner of the 21st Senate District who wrote, "My representative was taken aback by the professionalism and quality of the play that was presented. I also understand this play was written and performed by the inmates from the B yard at the prison."
Letter from California state Senator Holly J. Mitchell of the 30th District, whose letter had a staffers quote, "Redemption in our State of Blues was a rollercoaster of tear-jerking realism coupled with humorous lifestyle experiences that humanized the societal stereotypes of criminals."
Letter from California State Assembly Jack Lackey of the 36th Assembly District wrote, "I was clearly impressed by the outstanding acapella vocals, the humor of Money Mike, and the literary skills and Powerful delivery of the poet. I was reminded that there is great potential for all men to be a viable part of our culture."
Diploma of acknowledgement from The Strindberg Laboratory acknowledging C-Note created an original work in the play Redemption in our State of Blues.