Christian McBride and Inside Straight

Sat. August 20, 2022

8:00 PM

Robinson Pavilion

Christian McBride, bass
Steve Wilson, saxophone
Warren Wolf, vibraphone
Peter Martin, piano
Carl Allen, drums

Christian McBride is a seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, composer, and bandleader. McBride is the Artistic Director of the historic Newport Jazz Festival, New Jersey Performing Arts center (NJPAC) and the TD James Moody Jazz Festival, and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Christian is also a respected educator and advocate as the Artistic Director of Jazz House KiDS, and the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Summer Sessions. In addition to consistent touring, McBride hosts NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” and “The Lowdown: Conversations With Christian” on SiriusXM. Whether behind the bass or away from it, Christian McBride is always of the music. From jazz, to R&B, pop/rock, hip-hop/neo-soul, to classical, he is a luminary with one hand ever reaching for new heights, and the other extended in fellowship—and perhaps the hint of a challenge—inviting us to join him.

“McBride needs no further introduction save to say he has heightened fun into an art form. His playing, even at its most pensive and persuasive, proclaims that better times are here even if just for the immediate moment. The immediate gig.”

All About Jazz

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Fri. July 29

EVOCATIONS

The Miró Quartet

Event Sponsored by:

Steven and Kelly Scheinman

 

 

 

Sat. August 20

FESTIVAL FINALE

Christian McBride & Inside Straight

Sat. August 13

The Knights & Gil Shaham

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