Review: Christian McBride/Edgar Meyer, ‘But Who’s Gonna Play the Melody?’ (Mack Avenue)

By Bill Meredith In an era where gimmickry usually wins over musicality, bassists Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer flip the script with But Who’s Gonna Play the Melody? A gimmick right down to its title, the album nonetheless displays the compositional, improvisational, arranging and technical talents of two of the most revered upright acoustic bassists...

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