Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride

Jazz Night in America is the next generation of jazz programming from NPR Music, WBGO, Jazz at Lincoln Center and clubs across America. This multi-platform show is hosted by Christian McBride, a multiple Grammy award-winning musician. The program features storytelling with concert performances, connecting jazz enthusiasts and potential new fans with artists and venues — and each other — through weekly, one-hour broadcasts and an array of 26 live signature videocasts and on-demand video of jazz events from today's great artists and venues.

This week on Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride

The Bad Plus
It isn’t typically news when a jazz group makes a change in personnel. But The Bad Plus isn’t a typical jazz group, and its announcement, this time last year, landed like a bombshell. In short: Ethan Iverson, the band’s pianist, would be leaving to pursue his own projects. Orrin Evans, an esteemed peer, would be stepping in. For a group that has always stood for musical collectivism — and never...
May 12, 2018 on Jazz
Schedule:

Saturday 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

Contact Info:

mcnornette@wusf.org

Host:
Christian McBride

Bassist extraordinaire, composer, arranger, educator, curator and administrator, Christian McBride, has been one of the most important and most omnipresent figures in the jazz world for 20 years. Sometimes hard to believe considering this man just entered his 40's.

Beginning in 1989, this Philadelphia-born bassist moved to New York City to further his classical studies at the Juilliard School, only to be snatched up by alto saxophonist, Bobby Watson. Since then, McBride's list of accomplishments has been nothing short of staggering. As a sideman in the jazz world alone, he's worked with the best of the very best – Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins, J.J. Johnson, Ray... Read More...

Musical Notes from Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride

We're excited to announce a new show that debuted Saturday, October 11, with live performances from wherever great jazz is happening. It's Jazz Night in America, hosted by Christia...

This Week on Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride

Joshua Redman: New Dreams
Joshua Redman has embraced a vibrant career for more than 25 year. Since being launched into the public eye in 1991 after winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition...
What would it sound like if someone bridged the gap between big band jazz and classic hip-hop anthems? Between Art Blakey and A Tribe Called Quest; between Freddie Hubbard and J. D...
Jazz Night in America presents the music of trombonist J. J. Johnson curated by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trombonist Vincent Gardner. Gardner invites his section parter Elli...

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