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Christian McBride

The finest musicians to spring from the world of jazz have clearly had an advantage when it comes to branching into other genres of music. Their mastery of composition, arranging and sight reading coupled with their flair for improvisation and spontaneous creation make them possibly the most seasoned and adaptable musicians in the art. Grammy Award winner Christian McBride, chameleonic virtuoso of the acoustic and electric bass, stands tall at the top of this clique. Beginning in 1989—the beginning of an amazing career in which he still has wider-reaching goals to attain - the Philadelphian has thus far been first-call-requested to accompany literally hundreds of fine artists, ranging in an impressive array from McCoy Tyner and Sting to Kathleen Battle and Diana Krall. However, it is his own recordings—albums that encompass a diverse canon of original compositions and imaginatively arranged covers—that reveal the totality of his musicianship. He currently leads one of the hottest bands in music—the propulsive Christian McBride Band (saxophonist Ron Blake, keyboardist Geoffrey Keezer and drummer Terreon Gully).

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Albums

Live at the Village Vanguard
Live at the Village...
Mack Avenue Records
2015
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Out Here
Out Here
Mack Avenue Records
2013
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People Music
People Music
Mack Avenue Records
2013
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The Good Feeling
The Good Feeling
Mack Avenue Records
2011
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Conversations With Christian
Conversations With...
Mack Avenue Records
2011
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Kind Of Brown
Kind Of Brown
Mack Avenue Records
2009
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