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Christian McBride in concert

`Christian McBride` is a Jazz Double bassists from America. He is photographed and captured here during a concert in Croatia. For more information and to follow him on social media use any of the following external links.

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 Photography & Review of Christian McBride’s Big Band

~ David Gasson

The six time Grammy winner and world’s finest double bassist “Christian McBride”opened The “Backstage Live” Jazz festival in Pula in style on 09.05.18. The American Jazz virtuoso has recorded over 300 albums with leading world musicians of various genres. He has also recorded 14 albums on his own.

The Christian McBride’s Big Band in Pula

 The 17 piece “Christian McBride’s Big Band” played a variety of lively and upbeat Jazz tunes. They also played several tracks from their latest award winning album “Bringin ‘It”. The album won a Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.

Date and location of these music images

The Istrian National Theater (INK) /Back stage live / Pula / Croatia / 09.05.18

The band

Throughout the performance the musicians played some fantastic solo sets and there was a great mix of Latin, funk , old school swing and at times bluesy jazz.

Enjoying their music

The drummer “Quincy Phillips” epitomised the mood of the band and the overall performance. The seventeen incredible talented musicians played with true professionalism, passion and most importantly of all enjoyment.

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About Backstage Live

The  Backstage Live  festival brings together eight concerts to the Croatian city of Pula. The festival spans from May until December and takes place at two of the cities most exciting and musical and iconic venues.

The venues

In May and June the Istrian National Theater (INK) with its excellent acoustics is used. In July and August the festival  then ventures outside and to the amazing setting and backdrop of Pula`s 2,000 year old amphitheatre.

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