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V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011
Prolific Christian McBride gets busy on the upright bass.
Jos L. Knaepen

Music Feature

Christian McBride and Inside Straight

Bassist sweetens New Mexico Jazz Fest with acoustic quintet

By Mel Minter
The quintet of Christian McBride and Inside Straight delivers swinging, straight-head jazz of a very high quality, with an equally high feel-good quotient. Next week, for two nights at the Outpost, McBride and Inside Straightwith Peter Martin (piano), Jaleel Shaw (sax), Warren Wolf Jr. (vibes) and Carl Allen (drums)will hit a high note in the New Mexico Jazz Festival’s impressive 2011 lineup.

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