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Players On Players With Erin McKeown And Domonique Foxworth; Christian McBride Trio Live; Soundgarden's Ben Shepherd

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Christian McBride performs with his trio in the Soundcheck studio. Christian McBride performs with his trio in the Soundcheck studio. (Michael Katzif / WNYC)

In this episode: Soundcheck's Players On Players continues with songwriter Erin McKeown and Domonique Foxworth, a former Baltimore Raven, current president of the NFL Players Association, and future student at Harvard Business School.

Plus, the acclaimed and well-traveled jazz bassist (and occasional Soundcheck guest host) Christian McBride performs in the Soundcheck studio with his new trio comprised of two young guns of jazz, pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens Jr.

And producer Gretta Cohn talks with Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd about his new solo record, which you can stream all this week in our Check Ahead.

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Christian McBride and Erin McKeown

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