Christian McBride

Christian McBride



Christian Lee McBride (born May 31, 1972) is an American jazz bassist. He is considered a virtuoso, and is one of the most recorded musicians of his generation; he has appeared on more than 300 recordings as a sideman. He is also a five-time Grammy award winner.

McBride has performed and recorded with a number of jazz musicians and ensembles, including Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Brad Mehldau, Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Joe Henderson, Diana Krall, Roy Haynes, Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Martino, Hank Jones, Lewis Nash, Joshua Redman, and Ray Brown's "Superbass" with John Clayton, as well as with pop, hip-hop, and soul musicians like Sting, Paul McCartney, Celine Dion, Isaac Hayes, The Roots,[1] Queen Latifah, Kathleen Battle, Renee Fleming, Carly Simon, Bruce Hornsby, and James Brown.



Improvisation is creating or performing something spontaneously or making something from whatever is available.
The Good Feeling
The Good Feeling is an album by the Christian McBride Big Band that won the Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 2011.
Sci-Fi is the fourth studio album by American jazz bassist Christian McBride released in 2000 via Verve label.
Gettin' to It
Gettin' to It is the debut studio album of American jazz bassist Christian McBride.

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Popular Songs9

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Popular Live Albums1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles100


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


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Joshua Redman Quartet to Play the Boulder Theater This Summer
  –  January 9, 2018
The following month, Nonesuch released Redman's first ever piano-less trio record, Back East, featuring Joshua alongside three stellar bass and drum rhythm sections (Larry Grenadier & Ali Jackson, Christian McBride & Brian Blade, Reuben Rogers & Eric ...
Ray Angry and Warren Wolf Present ‘JAZZ-AGEDDON’ A Pre-Grammy Celebration and Live Recording at the Blue Note Jazz Club
  –  January 8, 2018
Wolf is the leader of Warren Wolf & WOLFPACK. With his mallet and percussion skills, he has served as a member of bassist Christian McBride’s group Inside Straight as well as the Bay Area’s all-star SFJazz Collective, the David Sanborn/Joey DeFrancesco ...
Lion on bass
  –  January 3, 2018
He also has higher aspirations, including a dream of attending the Juilliard School in Manhattan and following in the footsteps of bass hero Christian McBride. But in the meantime, he’s working on the balance of experiencing his youth while developing ...
Toast Of The Nation 2018
  –  January 1, 2018
Hosted by Christian McBride, it's the perfect complement to your holiday festivities. Hear John Scofield's Uberjam Band at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Dayme Arocena at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, Terence Blanchard at the Tri-C JazzFest in ...
Status Audio CB-1 headphones are affordable excellence
  –  December 30, 2017
The CB-1's beautifully balanced tone came to the fore with the Christian McBride Big Band's "Bringin' It" album. The swinging horn charts might be too piercing with a lesser headphone, but the CB-1 had no such issues. They just let me hear how good this ...
Ralph Pucci’s Jazz Night Stars Esperanza Spalding, Christian McBride
  –  December 5, 2017
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