News and Notes
Sessions at West 54th
Since Sunday Night went off the air, the state of musical performance on television has been a sad, predictable parade of musicians hawking singles on talk shows or generating intensely uninteresting live albums via the MTV Unplugged machine. Hopefully, this new public television show, hosted by LA radio personality Chris Douridas, can bring some of the excitement back to live music on TV. This week's installment features Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter and composer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Blood on the Fields."