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Christian McBride and Ron Carter to Headline DC JazzFest
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Christian McBride and Ron Carter to Headline DC JazzFest

The nation’s capital will be swinging hard this year during the DC JazzFest as bass masters Christian McBride and Ron Carter will be among the headliners.

Steve Davis Releases “Bluesthetic” with Christian McBride
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Steve Davis Releases “Bluesthetic” with Christian McBride

Steve Davis has released “Bluesthetic”, which features a dizzyingly great band. The trombonist is joined by guitarist Peter Bernstein, vibraphonist Steve Nelson, pianist Geoffrey Keezer, drummer Willie Jones III, and bassist Christian McBride.

Christian McBride’s “The Q Sessions” EP Now On All Platforms
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Christian McBride’s “The Q Sessions” EP Now On All Platforms

Last year, Christian McBride teamed up with the hi-res streaming service Qobuz to release “The Q Sessions”. Now, the EP has been released to all digital platforms to be more widely available.

Christian McBride Unveils New Band with Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Christian McBride Unveils New Band with Tour Dates

Whether he’s in a duo with Edgar Meyer or leading his big band, Christian McBride always keeps good company. Now the bass icon has unveiled a set of tour dates with a brand new band.

Manou Gallo with Christian McBride: Emotion
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Manou Gallo with Christian McBride: Emotion

I love seeing collaboration between bassists, especially with players of this caliber. Manou Gallo, aka the Queen of Afro Groove, recruited jazz icon Christian McBride to lay some foundation for her latest song, “Emotion.”

Sanborn Sessions: “Señor Blues” with Christian McBride
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Sanborn Sessions: “Señor Blues” with Christian McBride

Episode 6 of the Sanborn Sessions featured an appearance by guest Christian McBride. They recently shared a standalone video from the session, where they perform “Señor Blues”. The song kicks off with an epic intro by McBride. And man, his tone!

Christian McBride & Inside Straight Release “Live at the Village Vanguard”
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Christian McBride & Inside Straight Release “Live at the Village Vanguard”

Christian McBride has released a second live album from the legendary Village Vanguard, this time with his Inside Straight quintet. It’s a special moment for the group, as the band was originally formed for a residency at the venue.

Sanborn Sessions – Remote Session 6: Christian McBride
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Sanborn Sessions – Remote Session 6: Christian McBride

For episode 6 of the Sanborn Sessions “Remote Session”, there’s an exciting guest. Christian McBride joins the David Sanborn and the band virtually to discuss music and perform “Please Send Me Someone To Love”.

Playing Fast With Christian McBride
Bass Videos

Playing Fast With Christian McBride

Here’s a great clip of Christian McBride and Carl Allen discussing the keys to dominating the quicker, fast pace of jazz playing on the bass and drums. Christian includes some wisdom from the great Ray Brown. Then the duo shows how it is done.

Live From Emmet’s Place Vol. 63: Christian McBride
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Live From Emmet’s Place Vol. 63: Christian McBride

Today’s featured video is a long one, but it is worth checking out. Episode #63 of Emmet Cohen’s “Live From Emmet’s Place” features special guest Christian McBride and a ton of fantastic music.

Christian McBride Releases “The Q Sessions” via Quboz
New Albums

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.