Chick Corea/Christian McBride/Brian Blade Trilogy 2 Concord Jazz The original Trilogy album was a beaut – three discs of piano-trio jazz by Chick Corea with Christian McBride and Brian Blade. We’re talking up there with Keith Jarrett’s finest Standards Trio work, Ahmad Jamal’s fine trio, Bill Evans…all that crew. And if you don’t know some […]
Christian McBride’s New Jawn Opera House, Wellington (8pm) Wednesday, June 6 Opening night of this year’s Jazz Festival saw a new thing (or “New Jawn”, in Philly-slang) from legendary bassist, band-leader and session-star across jazz and pop, Christian McBride.
The Wellington Jazz Festival returns, 6–10 June 2018, to host an exciting line up of modern jazz greats, including six-time Grammy Award–winner and Director of the legendary Newport Jazz Festival, Christian McBride. Jazz bassist McBride, who has collaborated with heavyweights from Sting to James Brown, will bring his talented new quartet Christian McBride’s New Jawn to open the […]
Terri Lyne Carrington Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue Concord Jazz It’s best not to look too hard at how this version of Money Jungle (a brand new album that is part-tribute, part-extrapolation, part-palinode) measures up (or doesn’t) to the legendary recording by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach. The point, here, is that with […]