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On June 25, 1996.

On June 25, 1996, “Astor Place Label” released “Composer”, the 34th Cedar Walton album. It was recorded in January 1996, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • Ralph Moore – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Vincent Herring – alto saxophone
  • Christian McBride – bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums
  • Jim Anderson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Cedar Walton

  1. Martha’s Prize
  2. The Vision
  3. Happiness
  4. Minor Controversy
  5. Hindsight
  6. Underground Memoirs
  7. Theme for Jobim
  8. Groove Passage
  9. Ground Work

On April 24, 2007.

On April 24, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Back East”, the 13th Joshua Redman album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Avatar Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Joshua Redman.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Redman– tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Dewey Redman– tenor and alto saxophones
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Chris Cheek– soprano saxophone
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Reuben Rogers– double bass
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Eric Harland– drums
  • Ali Jackson– drums

Track listing:

  1. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein
  2. East of the Sun (and West of the Moon) – Brooks Bowman
  3. Zarafah – Joshua Redman
  4. Indian Song – Wayne Shorter
  5. I’m an Old Cowhand – Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren
  6. Wagon Wheels – Billy Hill, Peter DeRose
  7. Back East – Joshua Redman
  8. Mantra #5 – Joshua Redman
  9. Indonesia – Joshua Redman
  10. India – John Coltrane
  11. GJ – Dewey Redman

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Strech Records” label released “Rendezvous in New York”, the 58th Chick Corea album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003 in New York City, and was produced by Chick Corea and Herbert Waltl.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Gonzalo Rubalcaba– piano
  • Bobby McFerrin– vocals
  • Gary Burton– vibraphone
  • Terence Blanchard– trumpet
  • Steve Wilson– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Joshua Redman– tenor saxophone
  • Tim Garland– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Roy Haynes– drums
  • Jeff Ballard – drums
  • Eddie Gómez– bass
  • Avishai Cohen– bass
  • Christian McBride– bass
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Miroslav Vitous– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Armando’s Rhumba – Chick Corea
  2. Blue Monk – Thelonious Monk
    Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain – Joaquín Rodrigo, Chick Corea
  3. Matrix
  4. Glass Enclosure/Tempus Fugit – Bud Powell
  5. Crystal Silence – Chick Corea, Neville Potter
  6. Bessie’s Blues – John Coltrane
  7. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert
  8. Armando’s Tango
  9. Concierto de Aranjuez/Spain – Joaquin Rodrigo, Chick Corea
  10. Lifeline
  11. Quartet No. 2, Pt. 1

On March 23, 1994.

On March 23, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Joshua Redman album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Skyline Studios” and “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Matt Pierson.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
  • Kevin Hays– piano
  • Mike LeDonne– piano
  • Paul LaDuca – double bass
  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Gregory Hutchinson– drums
  • Clarence Penn– drums
  • Kenny Washington– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Redman, except where noted.

  1. Blues on Sunday
  2. Wish
  3. Trinkle Tinkle – Thelonious Monk
  4. Echoes
  5. I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
  6. Body & Soul – Edward Heyman, Frank Eyton, Robert Sour, John W. Green
  7. Tribalism
  8. Groove X (By Any Means Necessary)
  9. Salt Peanuts – Dizzy Gillespie
  10. On the Sunny Side of the Street – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  11. Sublimation

 

 

On February 11, 2003.

On February 11, 2003, “Warner Bros” label released “Vertical Vision”, the sixth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in June 2002, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright and electric bass
  • Ron Blake– soprano and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Geoffrey Keezer– piano, keyboards
  • Terreon Gully– drums
  • David Gilmore– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Danny Sadownick – percussion
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Circa 1990
  2. Technicolor Nightmare
  3. Tahitian Pearl – Geoffrey Keezer
  4. The Wizard of Montara
  5. The ballad of Little Girl Dancer
  6. Lejos de Usted
  7. Precious One – Geoffrey Keezer
  8. Song for Maya – Ron Blake
  9. Boogie Woogie Waltz – Joe Zawinul

On January 30, 2001.

On January 30, 2001, “Verve” label released “Works for Me”, the 25th John Scofield album. It was recorded in January 2000, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Seidel.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – electric guitar
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Billy Higgins– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield except where noted.

  1. I’ll Catch You
  2. Not You Again
  3. Big J
  4. Loose Canon
  5. Love You Long Time
  6. Hive
  7. Heel to Toe
  8. Do I Crazy?
  9. Scofield’s Waltz
  10. Six and Eight
  11. Freepie – John Scofield, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, Billy Higgins, Kenny Garrett

On November 8, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “Conversations with Christian”,  the tenth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios”, and “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, “LeGonks”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright bass
  • Angélique Kidjo – vocal
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocal
  • Sting – vocal
  • Gina Gershon – vocal
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • George Duke – keyboards
  • Regina Carter – violin
  • Ron Blake – saxophone
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Billy Taylor – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar
  • Randall Kennedy – creative directo
  • André Kimo – associate producer
  • Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – assistant engineer
  • Anna Webber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Afrika – Jean Hébrail, Angélique Kidjo
  2. Fat Bach and Greens – Johann Sebastian Bach, traditional
  3. Consider Me Gone – Sting
  4. Guajeo y Tumbao – Eddie Palmieri
  5. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – George Forrest, Robert Wright
  6. Spiritual – Billy Taylor
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  9. McDukey Blues – Christian McBride
  10. Tango Improvisation #1 – Chick Corea, Christian McBride
  11. Sister Rosa – Christian McBride
  12. Shake ‘n Blake – Christian McBride
  13. Chitlins and Gefiltefish – Christian McBride

On September 27, 2011.

On September 27, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “The Good Feeling”, album by the Christian McBride Big Band. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Christian McBride. In 2011, the album won “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album”.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Steve Wilson– alto saxophone, flute
  • Todd Bashore – alto saxophone, flute
  • Ron Blake– tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
  • Todd Williams – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Loren Schoenberg– tenor saxophone
  • Carl Maraghi – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Frank Greene – trumpet
  • Freddie Hendrix – trumpet
  • Nicholas Payton– trumpet
  • Nabati Isles – trumpet
  • James Burton – trombone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Michael Dease– trombone
  • Douglas Purviance– bass trombone
  • Xavier Davis– piano
  • Ulysses Owens– drums
  • Melissa Walker – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride except where noted.

  1. Shake ‘n’ Blake
  2. Broadway – Bill Bird, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode
  3. Brother Mister
  4. When I Fall in Love – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
  5. Science Fiction
  6. The Shade of the Cedar Tree
  7. The More I See You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  8. I Should Care – Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston
  9. A Taste of Honey – Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott
  10. Bluesin’ in Alphabet City
  11. In a Hurry

On September 11, 2000.

On September 11, 2000, “Verve” label released “Sci-Fi”, the fourth Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in February 2000, at “Avatar Studios”, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright and electric bass, keyboards
  • Ron Blake– tenor and soprano sax
  • Shedrick Mitchell – piano, electric piano
  • Rodney Green – drums
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Dianne Reeves– vocalese
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • James Carter– bass clarinet
  • David Gilmore– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Aja – Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
  2. Uhura’s Moment Returned
  3. Xerxes
  4. Lullaby for a Ladybug
  5. Science Fiction
  6. Walking on the Moon – Sting
  7. Havona – Jaco Pastorius
  8. I’ll Guess I’ll Have to Forget
  9. Butterfly Dreams – Stanley Clarke
  10. Via Mwandishi
  11. The Sci-fi Outro

On June 16, 2009.

On June 16, 2009, “Mack Avenue” label released “Kind of Brown”, the eight Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – acoustic bass
  • Steve Wilson– alto, soprano saxophone
  • Warren Wolf, Jr.– vibes
  • Eric Reed– piano
  • Carl Allen– drums
  • Justin Gerrish – engineer
  • Jesse Nichols – assistant engineer
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Gretchen Carhartt Valade – executive producer
  • Raj Naik – design
  • Keith Henry Brown – illustration
  • Orrin Keepnews– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Brother Mister
  2. Theme for Kareem – Freddie Hubbard
  3. Rainbow Wheel
  4. Starbeam
  5. Used ‘Ta Could
  6. The Shade of the Cedar Tree
  7. Pursuit of Peace – Eric Scott Reed
  8. Uncle James
  9. Stick & Move
  10. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh