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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. The festival runs from August 31st through September 4th, with Carter appearing on the 3rd and McBride on the 4th. “This year’s DCJF...
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Christian McBride

Please visit our calendar for all upcoming SFJAZZ shows. ​​“One of the premier musicians of his generation” (DownBeat), four-time GRAMMY winning bassist and former SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Christian McBride is widely regarded as the standard-bearer for jazz bassists in the 21st century. He returns with the...
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Steve Davis Releases “Bluesthetic” with Christian McBride

“Recording this album was kind of like a family reunion,” Davis says. “We all go back 30-some years together, which is kind of surreal. With a dream team like this nothing could go wrong, but it ended up being even better than I anticipated. It was an absolute joy to have this whole group together.”
Montclair Local News

Christian McBride celebrity roast

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center are teaming to present “Celebrity Roast: Christian Turns 50!” on Monday, June 6, at 6 p.m. at NJPAC. Christian McBride, an eight-time Grammy-winning bassist and artistic director of JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, will be put on the hot seat with a roast presided over by good friend Cedric the Entertainer. Dinner at Prudential Hall will be followed by an evening of laughter and music and a cast of pros and pals such as George Wallace and Jeff Ross. All proceeds will benefit JAZZ HOUSE KiDS and NJPAC. More information and tickets:
Daily Illini

Christian McBride conducts social justice awareness through jazz performance

On Sunday evening, Krannert’s Colwell Playhouse buzzed with excitement for Grammy-winning Christian McBride’s performance in collaboration with both campus and community-wide choirs. The show was completely sold out, with roughly 500 people in attendance. Alternating from conducting the jazz band to playing his double bass, the concert brought...

Christian McBride to be ‘roasted’ at NJPAC/Jazz House Kids fundraiser

Eight-time Grammy-winning jazz bassist, bandleader, composer, educator and producer Christian McBride will be roasted at a June 6 fundraiser at NJPAC in Newark, with proceeds going to NJPAC and the Montclair-based educational organization, Jazz House Kids. McBride is NJPAC’s jazz advisor and is also the artistic director of Jazz House Kids, which his wife, Melissa Walker, founded.

Jazz greats Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade play together again in A MoodSwing Reunion, nearly 30 years in the making!

MoodSwing, the 1994 album by Joshua Redman’s first permanent quartet, was an astonishing collection by four precociously talented musicians who would rapidly establish themselves as creative beacons. After years of individual triumphs, saxophonist JOSHUA REDMAN, pianist BRAD MEHLDAU, bassist CHRISTIAN McBRIDE, and drummer BRIAN BLADE have reunited on the Nonesuch album RoundAgain and now, for A MoodSwing Reunion live in concert on the Orchestra Hall stage, in one performance only, Wednesday, April 20 at 8pm as part of the popular Symphony Center Presents Jazz series.

Jon Batiste, Christian McBride reflect on big Grammy wins

NEW YORK -- Not only is he the bandleader on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," a Golden Globe and Oscar winner, and now a multi-Grammy Award winner -- Jon Batiste is also the co-artistic director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.His co-artistic director, Christian McBride, also won a Grammy this weekend, adding to his collection.CBS2's Alice Gainer sat down with both local Grammy winners about their big night.Batiste sang and danced his way into the interview, bringing Gainer to her feet, too. That's his magic."The energy I felt sitting my sweatpants on the couch at home [watching Batiste's...

Christian McBride beckoned the audience to clap. They eventually gave a standing ovation.

Sunday dinnertime in Montco may not be Saturday night in Philly, but it’s close enough that Christian McBride wouldn’t stand by while a near-hometown crowd remained demurely quiet. After hearing the audience at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell fail to clap after solos early on during a late February concert by his quintet Inside Straight, the bassist offered a tongue-in-cheek reprimand.