Wikipedia : This day (May 31, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Christian McBride, an American jazz bassist.
Christian McBride : Bassist extraodinaire, 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.
@facebook : Since 2000, McBride has blazed a trail as a bandleader with the Christian McBride Band. McBride’s fellow bandmates – saxophonist Ron Blake, keyboardist Geoffrey Keezer and drummer Terreon Gully – have sympathetically shared McBride’s all-inclusive, forward-thinking outlook on music.
@last.fm : McBride has performed and recorded with a huge number of jazz legends, including Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Roy Haynes, Pat Metheny and Chick Corea, as well as with newer musicians like Joshua Redman, Nicholas Payton, Benny Green and Sting.
Video : Used ‘Ta Could (2012) . The Shade Of The Cedar Tree (2011) . Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser (2010) . Documentary (2009) . Bass Solo . Blue Monk (1997) . w/ Russell Malone & Benny Green – Jingles . w/ Pat Metheny Quintet, Joshua Redman, Billy Higgins (1993) .