Friday, April 2, 2010

Grammy� Award-Winning Bassist-Composer Christian McBrdie to Launch New Show on Sirius XM Real Jazz Channel April 3 The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian



SIRIUS XM's Real Jazz channel, SIRIUS channel 72 and XM channel 70, will launch a new show hosted by Grammy® Award-winning bassist-composer and Mack Avenue recording artist Christian McBride. The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian, which will premiere on Saturday, April 3 at 1 pm ET as part of SIRIUS XM's celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, will be recorded in front of a live audience at various jazz clubs across the country and will feature onstage dialogues and musical duets between McBride and his special guest artists. The first episode, featuring legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea, was recorded at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.


About The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian, McBride states: "I'm not only excited about being able to expose other facets of my personality, but also exposing different facets of the many diverse guests who will appear on the SIRIUS XM show. Imagine hearing Chick Corea talk about football and to hear Angelique Kidjo imitating a New York cab driver. I mean, this show's special - if I must say so myself."


Other guests will include Roy Hargrove, Lou Donaldson, Bill Charlap and Angelique Kidjo. The concept for the program derived from a digital downloads duets and conversations project that McBride released on Mack Avenue (available on iTunes) called "Conversations With Christian." The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian will air every Saturday at 1 pm ET on SIRIUS XM's Real Jazz.


www.christianmcbride.com


www.mackavenue.com


For more information contact:
DL Media, 610-667-0501
Don Lucoff: don@jazzpublicity.com
Steph Brown: steph@jazzpublicity.com


Miles Ahead Entertainment: 201-722-1500
Sheila Eldridge: Sheila@milesaheadentertainment.com
Tamara Young: Tamara@milesaheadentertainment.com

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