Suvarna Garge (Editor)

Number Two Express

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Released  1996 (1996)
Number Two Express (1996)  A Family Affair (1996)
Release date  1996
Genre  Jazz
Length  63:52
Artist  Christian McBride
Label  Verve Records
Number Two Express httpsimagesnasslimagesamazoncomimagesI5

Recorded  November 12, 16-17 1995 at Clinton Recording Studios, NYC
Producers  Richard Seidel, Don Sickler
Similar  Christian McBride albums, Jazz albums

Christian mcbride egad


Number Two Express is the second studio album by American jazz bassist Christian McBride. It was recorded in 1995 and released by Polygram Records the following year.

Contents

Reception

Bill Kohlhaase of The Los Angeles Times wrote "Bass sensation Christian McBride has followed his well-received debut album, "Gettin' to It," with a surprisingly modern album that shows him moving ahead in taste and ambition. While the first album focused on soulful sounds and its leader's gutbucket pluck, the new disc plunges hard ahead with smarts, sizzle and fine interplay between celebrity players including pianists Chick Corea and Kenny Barron, saxophonists Gary Bartz and Kenny Garrett, vibist Steve Nelson and drummer Jack DeJohnette (playing with Corea for the first time since their Miles Davis days). Not only has McBride's material become more sophisticated, his improvisations have also progressed a notch. They're not so reliant on riffs and repetition."

Musicians

  • Christian McBride – Bass (Upright, Electric)
  • Kenny Barron – Piano
  • Gary Bartz – Sax (Alto)
  • Mino Cinelu – Percussion
  • Chick Corea – Piano
  • Jack DeJohnette – Drums
  • Kenny Garrett – Sax (Alto)
  • Steve Nelson – Vibes
  • Production

  • Richard Seidel & Don Sickler – Production
  • Jim Anderson – Recording
  • Songs

    1Whirling Dervish8:23
    2Youthful Bliss7:52
    3Tones for Joan's Bones6:43

    References

    Number Two Express Wikipedia