Pittsfield CityJazz Festival: Christian McBride’s New Jawn

with Special Guest, The Berkshires Jazz Youth Ensemble
at The Colonial Theatre
Saturday October 13 at 7:30pm
Tickets: A: $38 B: $25

Six-time Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist, Christian McBride, is a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Powered by a relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride’s career is now blazing into its third decade. The Philadelphia native is one of the most requested, most recorded, and most respected figures in the music world today. His New Jawn quartet comprises jazz musicians of the highest order: Josh Evans (trumpet), Marcus Strickland (saxophone), Christian McBride (bass) and Nasheet Waits (drums).

The Berkshires Jazz Youth Ensemble is a curated Big Band, comprising students from Herberg Middle School and Reid Middle School.