Christian McBride

Christian McBride Trio | May 3 & 4

Apr 29, 2017

Four-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Powered by a relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride’s path has described a continuous positive arc since his arrival on the scene. With a career now blazing into its third decade, the Philadelphia native has become one of the most requested, most recorded, and most respected figures in the music world today.

Mack Avenue Records

The art form of creative music called jazz is currently enjoying a renaissance of young talented musicians on a wide variety of instruments, naturally piano is one of those music makers leading the pack. Of the amazing crop of gifted pianists around the world, surely Christian Sands is on the top portion of that list. Not yet 30 years of age, Christian has accomplished many of his goals and has been honored with many accolades for his playing and compositional skills by his peers and mentors.

Chi Modu

After high school, a young bass player from Philadelphia, who was born in 1972, packed his bags and headed to New York to study at Julliard. While there is never a shortage of jazz bass players in the Big Apple, it didn’t take very long for the youngster from the City of Brotherly Love to catch fire in the jazz capital of the world after he arrived there in 1989. It seemed like before you could say Philly cheese steak, the young player, who goes by the name of Christian McBride, was everywhere on the scene.

Christian McBride & Edgar Meyer | Jan 26

Jan 23, 2017

2016 Grammy Award winner, and newly named Artistic Director of the Newport Jazz Festival, jazz bassist Christian McBride has been likened to a force of nature on stage. Genre-defying bassist Edgar Meyer has been called “the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument” (The New Yorker). These two masters have nine GRAMMY® Awards between them and are renowned and respected by artists and critics across the musical spectrum.