Welcome to the official site for bassist, composer and band leader Christian "Big New York" de Mesones.  This site is your source for all things bass, and everything happening with Big NY.  He headlines solo shows under Christian de Mesones, and is the bassist and founder of Groove Skool Band, Big New York's Jazz & Funk Extravaganza, and Big New York & the Smooth Jazz All-Stars.  Get information on upcoming shows and clinics, request private lessons, purchase music and merchandise, and much, much more.  Please visit our Community page to join in discussions and sign our guestbook.  Also, you can join our e-mail list at the bottom of this page.  Thanks for visiting, and check back regularly for updates!

NEW RELEASE ALERT!

HISPANICA (INSTRUMENTAL) FEATURING BOB JAMES

“Hispanica (instrumental)”, the new single from bassist, composer and band leader Christian de Mesones, is a vibrant, soulful, Latin-flavored contemporary jazz gem that prominently features legendary jazz pianist Bob James, who appears courtesy of Tappan Zee Records.  It is the instrumental re-imagining of a track from de Mesones’ debut solo project, “They Call Me Big New York”, which contained multiple charting singles and surpassed one million streams on Spotify.

With beautifully crafted supporting color from flautist Arch Thompson, “Hispanica (instrumental)”  now also boasts melodic, unison and harmony trumpet punches and interludes from Bill McGee, and showcases Curtis McCain on percussion and Mike Gamble on Guitar.  Carl Anderson lays a solid foundation on drums while Rob Maletick lends his sultry saxophone to this well-rounded composition.  “Hispanica (instrumental)” was written and co-produced by de Mesones who also plays bass on the track, produced and mixed by Christopher Scott Valentine, and mastered by David P. Marchione.   

 

WORLD PREMEIRE VIDEO ALERT!

"SEXY BEAST"

Christian wows fans with his video for "Sexy Beast"

a visually stunning experience created by Jennifer Valentine-de Mesones.

Talking Smooth Jazz #1 2020 Smooth Jazz CD Pick

"they call me big new york"

Congratulations to Christian!

"Year of the Dragon" Featured in JAZZIZ Magazine, Summer 2020 Fusion Edition!

"Year of the Dragon" Featured in JAZZIZ Magazine, Summer 2020 Fusion Edition!

Sweetnight (instrumental)

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This previously unreleased, instrumental version of Sweetnight features the sultry soprano saxophone and muted trumpet combo of Keith L. Anderson and Rob Zinn. With Arch Thompson on flute, Christopher Valentine on keyboards, Carl Anderson on drums, Curtis McCain on percussion, Mike Gamble on guitar, and Christian de Mesones on electric bass.

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Previously unreleased instrumental version of "Sweet Night" featuring Keith L. Anderson and Rob Zinn.  Video by Jennifer Valentine-de Mesones.

Christian "Big New York" de Mesones

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