Pittsfield CityJazz Festival Welcomes Christian McBride's
Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Pittsfield CityJazz Festival: Christian McBride's New Jawn, with special guests The Berkshires Jazz Youth Ensemble, at The Colonial Theatre on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30pm, as part of 14th Annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival. Tickets are $25 and $38.
Six-time Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist, Christian McBride, is a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Powered by a relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride's career is now blazing into its third decade. The Philadelphia native is one of the most requested, most recorded, and most respected figures in the music world today. His New Jawn quartet comprises jazz musicians of the highest order: Josh Evans (trumpet), Marcus Strickland (saxophone), Christian McBride (bass) and Nasheet Waits (drums).
The Berkshires Jazz Youth Ensemble is a curated Big Band, comprised of
students from Herberg Middle School and Reid Middle School.
Tickets to Pittsfield CityJazz Festival: Christian McBride's New Jawn are $25 and $38. To purchase tickets, contact the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444, or online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org. Ticket Offices are open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain.