Christian McBride Quotes.
The most significant bands I played in when I first got to New York were Bobby Watson’s band, Roy Hargrove’s first band, Benny Golson’s band, Benny Green’s trio, and probably the most significant out of all of those, for me personally, was playing in Freddie Hubbard’s band.
I’m really not this jazz traditionalist guy you’ve been making me out to be all of these years.
I’ve always felt that most jazz artists don’t need producers .. most jazz artists know what kind of sound they want. They don’t need a producer to come in there and tell them, “Oh, I think you should do this.” I’ve always found it very strange that there’s been such a thing as producers in jazz.