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Crate Digging With Christian McBride: The Works Of Cedar Walton

For the latest installment of Jazz Night's Crate Digging series our host, Christian McBride, spotlights one of his favorite pianists: the late Cedar Walton. Walton is respected among the giants but underrated in the public eye, particularly as a composer, and yet so many of his songs still get played today. Some of them — such as "Bolivia," "Firm Roots," "Clockwise," and "Ugetsu" (also known as "Fantasy in D") — have become standards.
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Christian McBride will lead online 50th anniv. tribute to Marvin Gaye

From May 21 to June 5, the inimitable bassist Christian McBride will serve as music director of the 92nd Street Y event “Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On – A 50th Anniversary Celebration.” This online tribute to the extraordinary singer-songwriter and his groundbreaking, passionate album, which was released 50 years ago (on May 21, 1971) by Motown Records, will include two concerts, a discussion and a listening party.

Christian McBride: Legends, Labels, and the Guts of Genius

The bass great talks about gigging with legends like Chick Corea and James Brown, why he thinks labels are BS, the need to take chances, and how he became music director for the historic Newport Jazz Festival. Christian McBride On How Chick Corea Picked His Spots | Wong Notes Podcast.
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Christian McBride Releases “The Q Sessions” via Quboz

McBride made the three-song collection with a quartet including saxophonist Marcus Strickland, drummer Eric Harland, and guitarist Mike Stern. The bassist lays it down for “Green Dolphin Street” and Ornette Coleman’s “Blues Connotation” on his upright bass, while the newly-penned “Brouhaha” is performed on electric. “What a pleasure it was...

Qobuz commissions seven time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz artist Christian McBride for The Q Sessions Hi-Res exclusive EP out tomorrow, 4/30 (International Jazz Day)

Seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz artist Christian McBride and Qobuz, the Hi-Res streaming and download service, have teamed up to release The Q Sessions EP tomorrow, 4/30, just in time for International Jazz Day. McBride visited NYC’s Power Station earlier this year to record three start-to-finish Hi-Res songs commissioned by Qobuz....

Public Radio Music Day: Christian McBride

WEMU's Michael Jewett spoke with Jazz Night in America's Christian McBride about the importance of public radio music:. Non-commercial, fact based reporting is made possible by your financial support. Make your donation to WEMU today to keep your community NPR station thriving.

Wynton Marsalis and Christian McBride at Ralph Pucci International

On Wednesday, March 31st, don’t miss the livestream of Ralph Pucci International 5th annual Jazz Set-The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian McBride, to benefit JAZZ HOUSE KiDS. Sponsors and VIP ticket holders enjoyed the virtual live performance with McBride and Wynton Marsalis on the 18th. All ticket proceeds from both events will benefit JAZZ HOUSE KiDS.
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Montclair’s Christian McBride wins his 7th Grammy

Montclair-based musician and teacher Christian McBride won his seventh Grammy award Sunday night. McBride was honored, along with Brian Blade and the late Chick Corea, for the album “Trilogy II.” Together, they won the Best Instrumental Jazz Album Grammy. McBride and Blade were also nominated in the same category for...
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N.J. jazz master Christian McBride wins 7th Grammy

Christian McBride, the virtuosic jazz bassist, band leader and longtime Montclair resident, notched his seventh Grammy Award Sunday afternoon. McBride, 48, scored a win in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category for his work on “Trilogy 2″ alongside jazz fusion icon Chick Corea — who died Feb. 9 at age 79 — and stalwart Louisiana drummer Brian Blade. McBride was also nominated in the same category for his work on saxophonist Joshua Redman’s LP “RoundAgain.”

Bassist Christian McBride Remembers Legendary Jazz Artist Chick Corea

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with bassist Christian McBride, host of NPR’s “Jazz Night in America,” about the life and legacy of jazz keyboardist, composer and bandleader Chick Corea. Watch on YouTube. Watch on YouTube. Watch on YouTube. This article was originally published on Copyright 2021 NPR. To...