& FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by Fulfillment Express US and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Kind Of Brown has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Sold by olimpianbooks
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Good, Ex-Library with the usual markings and stickers, CD is mint, tested and guaranteed, case like new. 100% Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. Thank you for your interest. Free tracking number for each order. We ship same day or the next business day. m9xtop
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$12.72
& FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Details
Sold by: Amazon.com
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Kind Of Brown

4.7 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Multimedia CD, 2009
"Please retry"
$77.99

Stream Millions of Songs FREE with Amazon Prime
Get Started with Amazon Prime Stream millions of songs anytime, anywhere, included with an Amazon Prime membership. Get started
$12.70 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details Only 1 left in stock. Sold by Fulfillment Express US and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • Kind Of Brown
  • +
  • The Good Feeling
  • +
  • LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD
Total price: $40.68
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Product Description

KIND OF BROWN

Review

While Christian McBride has been involved with many amazing recordings during his (20 year) career, this might be his best batch yet.... --All Music Guide
  • Sample this album Artist (Sample)
1
30
4:54
Play in Library $0.99
 
2
30
7:52
Play in Library $0.99
 
3
30
6:30
Play in Library $0.99
 
4
30
6:37
Play in Library $0.99
 
5
30
6:35
Play in Library $0.99
 
6
30
7:50
Play in Library $0.99
 
7
30
6:06
Play in Library $0.99
 
8
30
5:27
Play in Library $0.99
 
9
30
8:07
Play in Library $0.99
 
10
30
4:18
Play in Library $0.99
 

Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 29, 2009)
  • Original Release Date: September 29, 2009
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Mack Avenue
  • ASIN: B0024JQNZ6
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #113,759 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Amazon's Christian McBride Store

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Audio CD
Start to finish this is a shiney production of straight ahead bop. Its consistency is excellent. No tune is a let down. Those who prefer smooth or commercial jazz will be out of their element. I am reluctant to call this music throw back but it does draw from the best of the 50s and 60s.

This may be the best jazz I have bought this year. Procure this CD and enjoy.
Comment 29 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD
No, it is not a remake of Miles Davis's Kind of Blue. It is top notch modern jazz by a group of great musicians. The songwriting is solid, and the recording sounds very good. I highly recommend this CD.
Comment 17 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Christian McBride records another masterpiece of moderized mainstream jazz, paying homage to the likes of Ray Brown, Sam Jones and Paul Chambers. Beautifully done!
Comment 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD
Bassist Christian McBride has been a popular element of the jazz scene for some two decades. He's played in groups led by such notables at Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson, Bobby Watson and Roy Hargrove and has some nine albums to his credit as leader. On "Kind Of Brown", McBride's latest, he fronts an excellent quintet for a stimulating set of music that ranges from funky to straight ahead. Members of Inside Straight include saxist Steve Wilson, vibist Warren Wolf, Jr., pianist Eric Reed and drummer Carl Allen.

It's a welcomed opportunity to hear the fine alto and soprano saxophonist Steve Wilson on this recording - who has been unpretentiously creating a substantial body of excellent work as either leader or sideman. Vibist Warren Wolf, Jr. will come as a new name to many, although he is beginning to appear as accompanist on a few albums and has one obscure leadership date issued - on the Japanese Pony Canyon label, that will be very pricey. Expect to hear much more from him in the future but, for now, we can content ourselves in enjoying his wonderful tone and playing as part of Inside Straight. Eric Reed is an accomplished and captivating pianist who fits right into the excellent rhythm section with the superb drummer Carl Allen and McBride's plucky bass.

The program includes a number of McBride compositions including the funky "up" blues "Brother Mister", bright melodies such as "Rainbow Wheel" and "The Shade Of The Cedar Tree", the langorous "Starbeam", a gospel-tinged "Used 'Ta Could" and a tune that evokes thoughts of some of Bobby Hutcherson's adventurous Blue Note dates in "Stick & Move"; as well as Freddie Hubbard's "Theme For Kareem" and pianist Reed's complex "Pursuit Of Peace".
Read more ›
Comment 6 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Vinyl Verified Purchase
Straight ahead upbeat jazz that sounds remarkably good. Can't say this is a complete analog recording but sounds remarkably good if it is a digital recording. Buy with confidence, surprised I haven't heard more of this guy and his band. Quality band with some emphasis on the bass but also other musicians get their musical moments. Clean vinyl without surface noise too.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: MP3 Music Verified Purchase
Having just had the pleasure of seeing /hearing this group (Peter Martin on piano being the only difference in personel) i know well that seeing/hearing is far better than just hearing but this CD catches the musical flavor of the group well. McBride has orchestrated a group which understands that songs need beginnings, middles, and ends - with lots of foot tapping from start to finish. Mr. Wolf on vibes is incredible, and Mr. Allen on drums is a fine percussionist who never dominates but always keeps things interesting (great fun to watch). McBride, of course, is right where he should be - right in the middle of things but always giving space to his cohorts. The group not only swings but has a good time and gives a good time. It was a really great evening and this CD show why.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This is easily one of the best sounding red book cds I have heard in a while. McBride is exceptional - his sound is crystal-clear throughout the range; he makes a compelling argument as to why he is one of the most in demand bass players of his time. He took a risk here with the album title, although my understanding is that it was a nod to McBride's mentor Ray Brown.

McBride's new quintet Inside Straight delivers the goods on this album as well. The sound is open with amazing separation in the sound field. I was quite impressed with this album overall, recommended.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Christian McBride's an impressive talent, but he's also a generous and effective bandleader, composer, and arranger. This album goes back to pre-fusion Miles and other great acoustic ensembles of decades gone by, but without any reverent stuffiness. This is modern, original, and excellently performed straight-ahead jazz.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Kind Of Brown
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Kind Of Brown



Pages with Related Products. See and discover other items: vinyl pop