Miles and McFerrin on TV Tonight

The Miles Davis StoryA guest on the discussion board informed us that the Miles Davis Story will be on the Bravo cable channel tonight. The DVD, which covers all aspects of Miles’ career, came out a couple of months ago, but here’s your chance to see it for free (if you have the channel). Bravo is also airing a profile on Bobby McFerrin tonight. You can view the channel’s schedule at their web site.

Columbia Tragedy

My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the astronauts that were onboard the space shuttle Columbia. Please also keep them in your thoughts.

Herbie Hancock on TV Tonight

Herbie Hancock will be on tonight’s episode of The Screen Savers, a great computer program that airs each weeknight on the TechTV cable channel. Herbie talks about some new technology that he’s integrating into his concerts. The Screen Savers airs at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. CST tonight.

Sanborn’s Back

It’s been four years since his last solo release, but David Sanborn has a new CD on the way. Verve/GRP has an untitled release by the alto saxman on the schedule for May 13.

Latin Jazz DVD with Corea, Sandoval

Miami Jam - A Celebration of Latin JazzI don’t have this on my New Releases list, but a new DVD and VHS came out today called Miami Jam – A Celebration of Latin Jazz. The concert recording features musicians like Chick Corea, Arturo Sandoval, Pete Escovedo, Poncho Sanchez, Dave Valentin, Dave Samuels, and more celebrating their Latin heritage and/or influence. You can order the DVD or VHS at (a portion of your purchase benefits this site).