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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
The stellar trio of Chick Corea, Brian Blade, and Christian McBride have teamed up once again to release an album. “Trilogy 2” is the followup to their 2014 release and includes twelve songs ranging from Corea’s originals to jazz standards.
The amazing trio of Chick Corea, Brian Blade, and Christian McBride is hitting the road in October in support of a new album. “Trilogy 2” will be their second collection of “virtuosic live performances” that follows up its 2013 predecessor.
Organist Mike LeDonne has released a new trio album called “Partners in Time” with Lewis Nash on drums and Christian McBride on bass. Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, the album ranges from traditional straight-ahead swing to modern style jazz.
Earth, Wind, & Fire co-founder Philip Bailey has released a new solo album. And though it doesn’t feature him fronting the legendary R&B band, it does have him surrounded by some of the world’s best musicians, including Christian McBride and Derrick Hodge.