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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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!
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”.