Rob McBride is a highly in-demand bassist and bandleader who has been performing in the Toronto jazz scene for the last 25 years, playing at many of the city’s top jazz venues. While specializing in jazz, Rob is also influenced by solo classical and improvised bass music and has incorporated creative aspects of these elements into his sound through his five-string acoustic bass. Headliner performances includes the TD Niagara Jazz Festival (2014) and the Brampton World of Jazz Festival (2017). Rob has played with some of Canada’s finest musicians, including Pat LaBarbara, Don Thompson, Ted Warren, Sarah Jerrom, and Adrean Farrugia. He has played with the pit orchestra for the Shaw Festival and the Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Rob has played on many critically-acclaimed albums including recordings by Sarah Jerrom, Beverly Taft, Jeff King, and Barbara Mantini.
Current Season Shows
DATE: April 4, 2021
TIME: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
BAND: Dream Logic
EVENT: Twilight Jazz Series: Dream Logic CD Release
VENUE: Shady Acres Studio (St. Catharines) (This event will be Livestreamed)
PRICE: $19 + HST for Show only ($9 + HST for Musicians, Arts Workers and Students), $39 + HST for Dinner and Show