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

Dave Holland and Zakir Hussain: Crosscurrents
Crosscurrents is an international super-group led by 2017 NEA Jazz Master bassistDave Hollandand the world's foremost tabla virtuoso,Zakir Hussain. Holland is a famously versatile bassist who has led numerous Grammy Award-winning bands and anchored groundbreaking groups led by Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Joe Henderson, and Jack DeJohnette. Hussain is a living master of the 3,000-year-old tabla...
June 23, 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

The Ladybugs
The Ladybugs are a young band who draw on elements of hot swing, American folk music and blues. But their most salient features, the voices of dual frontwomen Martina DaSilva and K...
Carlos Henriquez
Carlos Henriquez spends a lot of time these days in midtown Manhattan as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's bassist — a post he's held since he was a teen. But his roots are up...
DC Jazz Loft Trios
Jazz has its capital cities: major gathering places like New York, Chicago and New Orleans. But the music manages to live plenty well in many other places too. What goes into those...

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