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Chris Potter - 100% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1 January 1971, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A highly-gifted and forward looking player, Potter was raised in Columbia, South Carolina where he played piano before taking up both the tenor and alto saxophone. He began playing the local clubs when he was only 13, before moving to New York in 1989. Potter spent four years playing saxophone, and occasional piano, in Red Rodney’ Read more

Joshua Redman - 67% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1 February 1969, Berkeley, California, USA. The latest in a long line of intensively marketed young jazz musicians, Joshua Redman saw his star rise dramatically in 1991, when he burst suddenly into the international arena in his (very) early 20s with all the right credentials: a hard bop-influenced style, good looks, a Harvard education, a famous saxophone-playing father (se Read more

Kenny Garrett - 60% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 October 1960, Detroit, Michigan, USA. It would be fair to say that Kenny Garrett was the main musical force in Miles Davis’ final band, and perhaps the last truly special young musician to emerge from the Davis hot house. As the great trumpeter played less and less, he relied more and more on his sideman to fill in the gaps, and be ready to step in quickly and build s Read more

Kurt Rosenwinkel - 59% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Kurt Peter Rosenwinkel, 28 October 1970, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Playing guitar from an early age, Rosenwinkel’s musical ears were opened by the music of Pat Metheny, John Scofield and Bill Frisell. After briefly attending Berklee College Of Music in Boston, in the late 80s he moved to New York where he joined Paul Motian’s Electric Bebop Band, an associat Read more

Branford Marsalis - 58% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael Brecker - 56% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 13 January 2007, New York City, New York, USA. Like many musicians of his generation, saxophonist Brecker was attracted in equal measure to R&B and the music of John Coltrane. In 1970, he left home for New York and joined his older brother Randy Brecker in the jazz rock band Dreams, led by drummer Billy Cobham. Subsequen Read more

Brian Blade - 53% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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25 July 1970, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Blade began playing violin as a small child but as he entered his teens he switched to drums. He played in the church where his father was minister and also in a classical orchestra while still at school. In the late 80s he relocated to New Orleans, concentrating on playing drums in jazz after having briefly considered a career in sp Read more

Mark Turner - 47% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 November 1965, Fairborn, Ohio, USA. Raised in southern California, Turner abandoned plans for a career as a commercial artist when he discovered a love for music. He studied alto saxophone before switching to tenor and from 1987 attended Berklee College Of Music. After graduating in 1990, Turner went to New York where he began attracting attention through gigs with musici Read more

Roy Hargrove - 45% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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16 October 1969, Waco, Texas, USA. Hargrove’s father was in the US Air Force which meant that in his early years, growing up in Mart, a small town just outside Waco, he lived with his grandparents. He started playing trumpet at the age of nine and when his father settled in Dallas, Texas, he began playing music in school thanks to the school band. At home, on records, h Read more

Joe Lovano - 44% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Salvatore Lovano, 29 December 1952, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Lovano grew up to the sounds of jazz, thanks to a father who played tenor saxophone professionally and also owned a large record collection. In 1971, he went to the Berklee College Of Music, where he studied with Gary Burton and first met with future collaborators Bill Frisell and John Scofield. Returning to O Read more

Joe Henderson - 42% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz Latin R&B / Soul Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Robert Glasper - 37% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Christian Scott - 34% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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c. 1983, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Playing trumpet from the age of 12, Scott was given tuition by his uncle, alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, before he attended the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. This was followed by a spell at Berklee College Of Music from where he graduated in 2004. Thereafter, Scott swiftly became a recognized presence on the contemporary Read more

Fred Hersch - 34% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 October 1955, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Hersch grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, in a very musical family. Playing piano from the age of three, he turned to jazz in his high school senior year. In 1975 he attended the New England Conservatory and after two years returned to Cincinnati where he played professionally. He spent six weeks on the road with Woody Herman, then relocated Read more

Brian Bromberg - 33% match to Christian McBride

Genres: Instrumental Jazz World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 December 1960, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Following the example of his father and brother, Alex and David Bromberg, Brian took up the drums at the age of 13 but within a year he had switched first to cello and then to playing bass on which instrument he studied classical music. His music studies continued through high school and at university, where he played with classical and Read more


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