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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
New Albums

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
Bass Videos

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”
New Albums

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
Bass Videos

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”
New Albums

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.

Chick Corea, Brian Blade, and Christian McBride Release “Trilogy 2”
New Albums

Chick Corea, Brian Blade, and Christian McBride Release “Trilogy 2”

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.

Chick Corea Trio, Featuring Christian McBride, Announce Tour
Concerts & Tours

Chick Corea Trio, Featuring Christian McBride, Announce Tour

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.

Mike LeDonne Releases New Album with Christian McBride
New Albums

Mike LeDonne Releases New Album with Christian McBride

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.

Christian McBride and Derrick Hodge Groove on Philip Bailey’s New Solo Album
New Albums

Christian McBride and Derrick Hodge Groove on Philip Bailey’s New Solo Album

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.