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My Favourite Things - Christian McBride

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Page added Aug 30, 2013 Updated Mar 7, 2016

Seeing as he's just won a GRAMMY, we thought we'd replay our 2013 chat with US bassist Christian McBride from an interview in Melbourne.

Bass virtuoso Christian McBride joined Gerry Koster during the 2013 Melbourne International Jazz Festival to share with us some of the music that has inspired him.

Christian McBride's favourite things

1. 'Salt Peanuts' - Dizzy Gillespie
CD: The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD044-2)

2. 'Pfrancing' - Miles Davis
CD: Someday My Prince Will Come (Columbia CK65919)

3. 'Killer Joe' - Quincy Jones
CD: Walking In Space (Verve 543499-2)

4. 'Havona' - Weather Report
CD: Heavy Weather (Columbia CK65108)

5. 'Autumn Leaves' - Miles Davis
CD: Miles Davis In Europe (Columbia CK93583)

Presenter: Gerry Koster
Recorded: June 26, 2013
Melboure International Jazz Festival

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Christian McBride (born May 31, 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz bassist. McBride is considered a virtuoso, and is one of the most recorded musicians of his generation; he has appeared on more than 300 recordings as a sideman. He is also a four-time Grammy award winner. Biography: His father, Lee Smith, and his great uncle, Howard Cooper, are well known Philadelphia...

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