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Les McCann
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Sharon Clark
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Christian McBride


10:00 PMChristian McBride TrioPerformanceRonnie Wells Main Stage
6:00 PMRiffin: A Capital Bob Listening Session and Interview with Christian McBrideInterviewBilly Taylor Room

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December 26th, 2013

2014 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival–February 14th -17th

One of the true delights of Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival ’14 will be the festival debut of master bassist Christian McBride and his trio. Christian is one of those classic young men – still youthful in demeanor and outlook at 41 – with an old soul. As an acoustic bassist he is deeply rooted in the time honored jazz traditions of blues, swing and the pursuit of the music’s soulful essence. As an electric bassist he is in line with such influential stylists as the late Jaco Pastorius, his Philly homeboy Stanley Clarke, and Marcus Miller, with a definite nod towards the James Brown tradition, to which he is deeply devoted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Band & Combo Competition

The MAJF High School Jazz Band and Combo Competition will include 12 high school jazz bands that are from schools located in the Mid-Atlantic states, including North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, D.C., West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Click here to learn more.

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