Christian McBride

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Christian McBride

American jazz bassistadd

Category: Music (655)

Born in 1972.

Countries: United States (74%), California (6%), Tunisia (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Jazz, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea

Linked to: Juilliard School, National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Los Angeles Philharmonic, CBS




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Christian McBride was born in 1972 add something


Double bass - In the 1990s and first decade of the 21st century, one of the new "young lions" was Christian McBride , who has performed with a range of veterans ranging from McCoy Tyner to fusion gurus Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, and who has released albums such as 2003's "Vertical Vision"


Jazz - Players emerging since the 1990s and usually performing in largely straight-ahead settings include pianists Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer, guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, trumpeters Roy Hargrove and Terence Blanchard, saxophonists Chris Potter and Joshua Redman, and bassist Christian McBride


Roy Hargrove - Hargrove recorded "Family" in 1995, and experimented with a trio format on the album "Parker's Mood" in 1995, with Verve artists bassist Christian McBride and pianist Stephen Scott


Bride contributed to the AIDS benefit album Offbeat: A Red Hot Soundtrip produced by the Red Hot Organization. add something


Gary Husband - Gary played engagements with pianist Geoffrey Keezer and bassist James Genus and toured Canada in 1998 with the pianist along with bassist Christian McBride


Bride has fronted his own acoustic, jazz, fusion and funk ensemble, "The Christian McBride Band". add something


Uri Caine - Also in 2001, he released with Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson , and Christian McBride an eclectic album called "The Philadelphia Experiment" which contains jazz, funk, instrumental hip hop and jazz fusion


Cyrus Chestnut - In 2001, he released "Soul Food" featuring bassist Christian McBride, drummer Lewis Nash and special guest soloists including James Carter, Stefon Harris, Wycliffe Gordon and Marcus Printup


Dominick Farinacci - In 2003 he received the International New Star Award in Japan, an honor previously awarded to Diana Krall and Christian McBride


Bride was named to the position of "Creative Chair for Jazz" with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, taking over from Dianne Reeves. add something


His Live at Tonic three-CD set was released in 2006. add something


Anna Maria Jopek - In 2007 she recorded album "ID" with such artist as Mino Cinelu, Christian McBride, Richard_Bona, Branford Marsalis, Dhafer Youssef, Tord Gustavsen and Oscar Castro-Neves


Laughlin, Chick Corea, Kenny Garrett and Vinnie Colaiuta in a jazz fusion supergroup called the Five Peace Band. add something


Horace Silver - In an interview for NPR in 2008, jazz bassist Christian McBride said: "Horace Silver's music has always represented what jazz musicians preach but don't necessarily practice, and that's simplicity


John Beasley (musician) - His eighth album, "Letter to Herbie", a tribute to 2008 Grammy-winner Herbie Hancock, featuring Christian McBride, Jeff "Tain" Watts, and Roy Hargrove, was released in April 2008 and has already topped the Jazz Music Charts


Vinnie Colaiuta - From October 22 to November 23, 2008, Colaiuta toured Europe with John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, Kenny Garrett and Christian McBride in the Five Peace Band


Peter Martin (jazz pianist) - He has been a member of Chris Botti's touring band and in 2009 toured extensively with Christian McBride


He was eventually succeeded by Herbie Hancock in 2010. add something


McBride released his first big band album, titled "The Good Feeling" in 2011 for which he won the Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance add something


McBride was tapped by CBS to be a producer for the tribute to Rollins on the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors broadcast add something


Gina Gershon - She played Jew's harp on the song "I Do It For Your Love", Paul Simon's collaboration with Herbie Hancock on his album "Possibilities", in a duo with bassist Christian McBride on the song "Chitlins and Gefiltefish", on McBride's 2011 album "Conversations with Christian", and on "Maria" from her album "In Search of Cleo"


As of 2013, McBride currently leads four groups - "Inside Straight" featuring alto/soprano saxophonist Steve Wilson, vibraphonist Warren Wolf, pianist Peter Martin and drummer Carl Allen; a trio featuring pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr., his 18-piece big band, and an experimental group called "A Christian McBride Situation" with pianist/keyboardist Patrice Rushen, turntablists DJ Logic and Jahi Sundance, saxophonist Ron Blake and vocalist Alyson Williams add something


In March 2016, McBride was named artistic director of the Newport Jazz Festival, succeeding the festival's founder and artistic director, George Wein add something