Entries in Christian McBride (15)
Debut Trio Performances with Chick Corea & Stanley Clarke, Headlining Newport Jazz Festival and Monterey Jazz Festival, Participation in Pat Metheny Summer Music Workshop, "The Gateway Trio" Reunion, Among Other Appearances
Recently Released Critically Acclaimed Album Sound Travels
Jack DeJohnette Interviews:
Guitarist Stanley Jordan has been nominated for a 2012 NAACP Image Award in the category of "Outstanding Jazz Album" for his latest Mack Avenue Records release, Friends.
The NAACP Image Awards, currently celebrating its 43rd anniversary, are presented each year to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music and literature. In conjunction, the ceremony offers awards to individuals or groups who help promote social injustice through creative efforts. Members of the NAACP vote on the awards and the process is similar to that of the GRAMMY® Awards and Oscars.
Pianist Monty Alexander Celebrates 50 Years in Music With Star-Studded Two Week Engagement at Blue Note, Feb 20 - Mar 4!
"Monty Alexander's blend of jazz and reggae made for an outrageously good time... When Mr. Alexander-the Jamaican-born pianist with a cheerful, chatty style-surrounded himself with a Caribbean quartet to the right and a jazz trio to the left, the result was fresh, lilting interpretations of Bob Marley's greatest hits, as well as Mr. Alexander's original compositions..." - Pia Catton, Wall Street Journal
In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has distinctively bridged the worlds of jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica. With over 70 albums to his name, Alexander celebrates his 50th year in music with an ambitious, two-week engagement at New York's Blue Note, beginning on Monday, February 20 through Sunday, March 4. Alexander will present the engagement in two parts: