Christian McBride Releases “The Q Sessions” via Quboz
Attention jazz-loving audiophiles! Christian McBride has teamed up with Qobuz, the hi-res streaming, and download service, to release a new EP called The Q Sessions. Recorded earlier this year at New York City’s Power Station, the album was captured at 24-bit/ 192kHz quality, which the company is keeping for the final product.
McBride made the three-song collection with a quartet including saxophonist Marcus Strickland, drummer Eric Harland, and guitarist Mike Stern. The bassist lays it down for “Green Dolphin Street” and Ornette Coleman’s “Blues Connotation” on his upright bass, while the newly-penned “Brouhaha” is performed on electric.
“What a pleasure it was to put together a special group featuring one of my favorite guitarists of all time, Mike Stern. It was a great day in the studio with Mike, Marcus, and Eric – not only jamming a couple of tunes but also record a new original of mine, ‘Brouhaha,'” said McBride. “I’m thrilled we captured these performances in Hi-Res audio and can deliver them to the listener without compromise, and I look forward to more with Qobuz.”
Hear the quality on “Brouhaha”.
The Q Sessions is available now via Quboz.
The Q Sessions Track List:
- Blues Connotation
- On Green Dolphin Street