The Grammy-winning bassist, bandleader and broadcaster talks about his love for music, family ties in the jazz world, and the thrill of sitting in with Wynton Marsalis as a teenager.
This unpredictable, funky set showcases the distinctive creative interplay between each player's personality.
That's some key advice from Grammy-winning jazz bassist, composer and bandleader Christian McBride.
For nearly a century, jazz musicians have debated what gives songs that propulsive, groovy feel that makes you want to move with the music. The secret may lie in subtle nuances in a soloist's timing.
The festival's first full edition in two years — and its first since the death of co-founder George Wein — saw dynamic performances from Newport veterans alongside glowing debuts from newcomers.
Gary Bartz shares stories from his sixty-plus-year career, covering everything from bebop to hip-hop. Hear a heartfelt conversation between the legendary saxophonist and host Christian McBride.
Chick Corea loved to collaborate. His former bandmates are honoring his memory with two star-studded concerts.
Over the past year, we caught up with jazz couples to get a behind-the-curtain look at life during quarantine, alone together.