Christian McBride at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

2022-06-14 Hardly Raining

Bassist Christian McBride kicked off a two-night run at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley on June 14, 2022. An eight-time Grammy®-winning musician, McBride is also a composer, broadcaster, educator, and festival artistic director.

Savannah Harris on drums.
Savannah Harris on drums (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).

Although McBride just turned 50, his band showcased young jazz talent—most of the band was well under 30. Personnel included Nicole Glover (tenor), Ely Pearlman (guitar), Mike King (keys), and Savannah Harris (drums).

Mike King on keys.
Mike King on keys (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).

Tonight’s second show at Jazz Alley is sold out. From here, McBride continues to Cincinnati. He plans a European tour this summer.

Ely Pearlman and Savannah Harris.
Ely Pearlman and Savannah Harris (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).
Nicole Glover on tenor saxophone.
Nicole Glover on tenor saxophone (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).
Christian McBride's band at Jazz Alley.
Christian McBride’s band at Jazz Alley (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).

“Stick & Move,” by Christian McBride. Christian McBride (bass), Steve Wilson (saxophones), Warren Wolf (vibes), Peter Martin (piano), & Carl Allen (drums).

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