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First Listen: Christian McBride & Inside Straight - People Music

Every Friday, Brad Barker goes through the pile of CD’s on his desk and his hard drive to find a brand new song to play for you.  It’s called your “First Listen”

Today’s first listen belongs to the great Christian McBride and his Inside Straight crew, the new album is called People Music and it has just been released.

This is their second piece of work together, its been almost four years since their debut 'Kind of Brown' hit jazz fans worldwide. A no frills, acoustic, straight ahead swinging jazz collective that puts out pleasing music for the real jazz fan.

McBride believes that music is art and expression and should be fun. Therefore as a leader his approach with this band, altho serious in its musicianship and its approach to the music, is most certainly, light hearted.

Each member of inside straight submitted a tune and the one we’re going to play for you this afternoon was written by vibesman Warren Wolf,  its called Gang Gang.

Christian McBride and Inside Straight, the album is called People Music, your first listen for this week!


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