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Label: Mack Avenue Records
Manager: Andre & Cheryl Guess / Guessworks, Inc.
Bio: Bassist extraordinaire, composer, arranger, educator, curator and administrator, Christian McBride, has been one of the most important and most omnipresent figures in the jazz world for 20 years. Sometimes hard to believe considering this man is not yet 40. Beginning in 1989, this Philadelphia-bo...See Full Bio
"When the bassist Christian McBride feels good about a groove, he savors it, exults in it. Flashing a million-watt smile, he tosses off frolicsome micro-elaborations: a downward-tumbling triplet run, a jaunt of springy quarter notes on the fifth degree of the scale. This sort of thing happens a lot, especially on his bandstand. It certainly happened on Tuesday night at the Village Vanguard, where he’s headlining this week."