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Christian McBride Releases “The Q Sessions” via Quboz
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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”.

McBride and Panascia Groove on Dan Wilson’s “Vessels of Wood and Earth”
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McBride and Panascia Groove on Dan Wilson’s “Vessels of Wood and Earth”

Dan Wilson has released “Vessels of Wood and Earth”. The jazz guitarist performs five original compositions as well as covers of classics by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Ted Daffan, with Christian McBride and Marco Panascia on bass.

Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar
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Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar

Paul Jackson’s passing on March 18th sent shockwaves through the music community. Now a staggering list of his musical compatriots will be remembering him in a live webinar hosted by the Berklee Bass Department.

Herbie Hancock, Christian McBride & Vinnie Colaiuta: Live at Newport Jazz Festival
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Herbie Hancock, Christian McBride & Vinnie Colaiuta: Live at Newport Jazz Festival

In 2019, Herbie Hancock, Christian McBride, and Vinnie Colaiuta took the stage at the Newport Jazz Festival. Here’s a clip from the event featuring the trio. Masters at work!

Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci to Host Free “Giants of Bass” Webinar
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Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci to Host Free “Giants of Bass” Webinar

They’re doing it again! Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci are hosting a webinar on Thursday. This time they’ll be chatting with five giants of the bass: Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, Steve Swallow, Anthony Jackson, and Christian McBride.

Christian McBride Releases “For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver” with His Big Band
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Christian McBride Releases “For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver” with His Big Band

The great Christian McBride has just released a new album with his big band called For “Jimmy, Wes and Oliver” that pays homage to a trio of jazz greats: organist Jimmy Smith, guitarist Wes Montgomery, and arranger Oliver Nelson.

Bootsy Collins Announces New Album, “The Power of the One”
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Bootsy Collins Announces New Album, “The Power of the One”

Attention funkateers! Bootsy Collins has announced a new album, “The Power of the One”, which will be released on October 23rd. It will also include three bassists alongside the funk legend: Christian McBride, Larry Graham, and Victor Wooten.

Christian McBride: Learning To Solo From Jazz Giants
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Christian McBride: Learning To Solo From Jazz Giants

Epifani recently posted a great video featuring Christian McBride and Kevin “KJ” Jacoby. In this clip, Christian shares his thoughts about learning to solo by listening to the world’s greatest jazz musicians.

Redman, Mehldau, McBride, and Blade Reunite for “RoundAgain”
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Redman, Mehldau, McBride, and Blade Reunite for “RoundAgain”

In 1994, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade, and Christian McBride recorded “MoodSwing.” Now the quartet is back with a new album called “RoundAgain.” While their first recording was phenomenal, they’ve only gotten better over the ensuing 26 years.

Redman Mehldau McBride Blade: Father
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Redman Mehldau McBride Blade: Father

The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet – Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade – reunited this year to record a new album, which is due to release on July 10th. Here’s a sneak peek of RoundAgain, with the track “Father”.

Christian McBride Releases “The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons”
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Christian McBride Releases “The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons”

Though it’s been performed several times, Christian McBride’s magnum opus “The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons” is now available for the entire world to hear.

New Documentary Focuses on the Legends of Double Bass in Jazz
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New Documentary Focuses on the Legends of Double Bass in Jazz

Nick Wells is following up his documentary “Beneath the Bassline” with a new film focusing on jazz. “Walking the Changes: Legends of Double Bass in Jazz” explores the evolution of the double bass in jazz including its beginnings and pivotal moments.