Posted on 12/1/2009at 2:00 PM
Christian McBride starts his December run at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem TONIGHT at 7pm:

The National Jazz Musuem in Harlem’s Co-Director will be the focus every Tuesday this month. Starting tonight, the topic is “The Bass”, where Christian will discuss everything bass. (Who knows? He just might bring his bass and play)

On Tuesday, December 8th, in Christian’s absence, the Museum will present “Christian McBride: On Film” where the Museum will present flims of Christian in performance with such masters as Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny and Sting, among films of his own bands through the years.

On Tuesday, December 15th, Christian’s back in town with “My Bands”, where he discusses the origins and escapades of his many bands: The Christian McBride Band, A Christian McBride Situation and his current band, Inside Straight.

On Tuesday, December 22nd, the topic will be “All-Star Projects” where Christian will discuss his celebrated collaborations with superstars such as Queen Latifah, Willie Nelson, Sting, ?uestlove (of the Roots), Carly Simon and his hero, the late Godfather of Soul, James Brown.

Closing out the year on Tuesday, December 29th, the topic will be be “Christian’s Favorite Recordings” where Christian, with ipod in hand, will share with you his most beloved recordings. It will be quite the eclectic mix, we’re sure. A fun night not to be missed.

It’s all happening FOR FREE at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Visitors Center at 7pm:
104 E. 126th Street, Suite 2C.
New York, NY 10035.
For more info, please call 212-348-8300, or register online at


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