Christian McBride’s New Jawn, ‘Prime’ (Brother Mister) | Review

Christian McBride is renowned for his musical flexibility. Prime is the second release by the bassist’s New Jawn quartet, which takes a more freewheeling approach than his long-running — and rightfully acclaimed — quintet Inside Straight. It’s not just that there’s no pianist to establish the harmony; the group’s sound is loose-limbed and hard-edged, but

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