MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CHRISTIAN McBRIDE AS ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE FOR 2008
Posted on 4/24/2008at 5:17 AM
Monterey Jazz Festival Artist-In-Residence, bassist Christian McBride, will be in fine company with several of his musical projects, and will be performing throughout the weekend with his new acoustic Quintet featuring Steve Wilson, Warren Wolf, Eric Reed, and Carl Allen; with the celebrated Christian McBride Band featuring Geoffrey Keezer, Ron Blake, and Terreon Gully; and with MJF's spotlight on the future of jazz, the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra at the Festival presented by Verizon, September 19-21, 2008

Beginning in 1994, Christian has performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival five times: with Ray Brown, Pat Metheny, the Brubeck Institute, A Christian McBride Situation, the Christian McBride Quintet and with Dave Brubeck in 2002, celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the “Real Ambassadors.”

For more info, go to www.montereyjazzfestival.org

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