Christian McBride in rehearsal at the Kennedy Center. Jeffrey Kliman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center. hide caption

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Jazz bassist Christian McBride has just released two albums — a set of intimate duets called Conversations with Christian and a big-band affair called The Good Feeling. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ted Nash plays the music of Henry Mancini with bassist Christian McBride and pianist Frank Kimbrough on this Piano Jazz episode. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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