with guest vocalist MELISSA WALKER
and opener KENNY WHITE

$30 advance / $34 at door

FRIDAY, January 16, 2015 at 8 PM

67 Church Street
Montclair, NJ 07042

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Bassist extraordinaire, composer, arranger, educator, curator, arts administrator: All these labels apply to CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE, one of the most important and prolific figures in the jazz world for the last 20 years. As a sideman, he has worked with the best of the best Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins, J.J. Johnson, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny. His Christian McBride Band has been described by writer Alan Leeds as "one of the most intoxicating, least predictable bands on the scene today." In the R&B world, McBride played with and arranged for Isaac Hayes, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Lalah Hathaway and James Brown. In the pop/rock world, he's collaborated with Sting, Carly Simon, Don Henley and Bruce Hornsby. In the hop-hop/neo-soul world, he's worked with The Roots, D'Angelo and Queen Latifah. Other specialty projects have had him working closely with opera legend Kathleen Battle, bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer, the Shanghai Quartet and the Sonus Quartet.

In 2009, Christian McBride & Inside Straight released Kind of Brown on Mack Avenue Records. Two years later, McBride released Conversations with Christian, a recording of duets with Sting, Chick Corea, Hank Jones, Angelique Kidjo and others. Winning a GRAMMY® in 2011 for The Good Feeling, his big band debut on Mack Avenue Records, McBride is not one to rest on his significant laurels. He followed up with People Music with his Inside Straight quintet, which features saxophonist Steve Wilson, vibraphonist Warren Wolf, pianists Peter Martin and Christian Sands, and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr. Relishing his role as standard-bearer and mentor, he recently chose Owens and Sands to join him for Out Here, his latest release.

McBride is artistic advisor of the James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival, which debuted in 2012 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and he serves as NJPAC's Jazz Advisor. He is also Artistic Chair and Board Member at Jazz House Kids and directs the Montclair Jazz Festival produced by Jazz House Kids.


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