Regina Carter with Carla Cook & the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
The final night of Regina Carter’s residency ends the week on a high note with her superb band, augmented by sublime vocalist Carla Cook and our own SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra. In an performance that looks to Carter’s 2006 standards project dedicated to her late mother, I’ll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey, Carter’s ironclad quartet is backed by our DownBeat award-winning ensemble of High School virtuosos and acclaimed singer Cook, who was featured on the album along with vocalist… Show more
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"Regina Carter creates music that is wonderfully listenable, probingly intelligent and, at times, breathtakingly daring…taking the listener into the future of jazz. " — Time Magazine
Violinist Regina Carter is a highly original soloist whose sophisticated technique and rich, lush tone took the jazz world by pleasant surprise when she arrived in New York from her native Detroit....
Based in New York but originally from Detroit, Carla Cook is an earthy yet sophisticated jazz singer who has strong R&B leanings. For Cook, being a jazz singer doesn't mean being a jazz purist or a jazz snob--there are elements of R&B, blues and gospel in her singing, and she is willing to put a jazz spin on songs that weren't written by jazz, traditional pre-rock pop or Tin Pan Alley composers....
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