CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE TO HOST 93.9 WNYC "SOUNDCHECK" TOMORROW, THURSDAY, FRIDAY
Posted on 3/13/2012at 5:59 PM
Christian McBride will be sitting in for John Schaefer as host of WNYC's SOUNDCHECK tomorrow through Friday on 93.9FM / 820AM. McBride has rounded up a very eclectic group of guests including NBA legend and celebrated jazz fan and supporter, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Allman Brothers bassist, Oteil Burbridge; Award-wimming actress and filmmaker, S.Epatha Merkerson, vocalist Gregory Porter among many other guests.
Thursday's show will be dedicated to McBride's eternal musical hero, The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Joining McBride will be R.J. Smith, author of the new James Brown biography, "The One", and former James Brown bassist, Fred Thomas. An in-studio band including McBride, Nigel Hall, Eric Krasno, Rodney Jones, Adam Deitch, Mike Dease and more will perform JB classics. This is a show not to be missed.
SOUNDCHECK airs at 2PM and 10PM EST. Listen in on 93.9FM and online at wnyc.org