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Christian McBride Trio, Live At The Village Vanguard, Mack Avenue (2015)

  • Christian McBride: bass
  • Christian Sands: piano
  • Ulysses Owens, Jr.: drums

I’m on a roll! Two nights in a row of some intent musical recreation. Last night’s Orrin Evans and tonight’s Christian McBride recordings are the two CDs I purchased during my recent six months in the U.S. 316 more words


Orrin Evans, The Evolution of Oneself, Smoke Sessions (2015)

  • Orrin Evans: piano
  • Christian McBride: bass
  • Karriem Riggins: drums
  • Marvin Sewell: guitar
  • JD Walter: vocals

It’s been six months since I’ve added a post to this blog. 316 more words



Roadshows vol. 2 includes material from 2010, the year of Sonny Rollins’ 80th birthday, don’t expect him to blow like in Saxophone Colossus or The Bridge… 92 more words


Philly Celebrates Jazz 2016

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection got the party started early with the Philly Celebrates Jazz kickoff on March 28th. 206 more words


Jazz Thoughts #003

I guess the big question is can you mix serial electronica (Phillip Glass, John Adams or Steve Reich with synths) and jazz? John Surman has managed in the past and  733 more words

Album Release

Band On The Wall Playlist – March 2016

The stand out JAZZ gigs for March at The Band On The Wall, Manchester are from legendary guitarist Larry Carlton on 21st March and a double bass masterclass from Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer on the 22nd. 128 more words

Band On The Wall Playlist

Double Feature

(Chicago, Illinois) I enjoyed a truly amazing double feature of music on Friday, February 19, 2016 at Symphony Center that began with our regular subscription series at 1:30 when Manfred Honeck stepped in for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti to conduct a program featuring two works by Ottorino Respighi and Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s haunting Symphony No. 164 more words