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Jazz Bassist Christian McBride Collaborates with Houston Chamber Choir

Over the weekend (Sunday, May 22, 2016), jazz bassist and five-time Grammy winner Christian McBride and his trio performed with the Houston Chamber Choir at the Wortham Theater Center. The trio premiered a new piece designed for a jazz ensemble and choir. Before McBride got into town last week, he told Michael Hagerty about applying […]

Christian McBride Trio - Houston Chamber Choir - Courtey Houston Chamber ChoirOver the weekend (Sunday, May 22, 2016), jazz bassist and five-time Grammy winner Christian McBride and his trio performed with the Houston Chamber Choir at the Wortham Theater Center. The trio premiered a new piece designed for a jazz ensemble and choir.

Before McBride got into town last week, he told Michael Hagerty about applying his jazz skills to the world of choral music.

(Above: Members of the Houston Chamber Choir rehearse with the Christian McBride Trio. Image Courtesy: Houston Chamber Choir/Facebook)

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