Jawn [jän]: noun. A slang terminology from Philadelphia. All-purpose term for a person, place, or thing
Seven-time Grammy Award-winning bassist, composer, and bandleader Christian McBride turns to one of Philadelphia’s most beloved colloquialisms to christen this project, Christian McBride's New Jawn. From jazz to R&B, neo-soul to classical, McBride is a luminary with one hand ever reaching for new heights, and the other extended in fellowship—and perhaps the hint of a challenge—inviting us to join him.