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James Carter Organ Trio
Phone (202) 337-4141
Price $37.75
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz

James Carter Organ Trio

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 8:00p
Blues Alley Washington, DC

James Carter is a powerhouse musician and one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, garnering plaudits for his role in helping to propel jazz full tilt into the future over the past twenty-five years. His music is fueled by deep respect and intimate knowledge of the jazz tradition. Born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1969, James Carter began playing saxophone at age 11, first recorded with a Detroit student ensemble in 1986 and, by 1991, had recorded with legendary trumpeter Lester Bowie… Show more

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While appearing to be a retro-suited Young Lion, saxophonist James Carter has embraced the jazz tradition as much the jazz avant-garde. Stylistically, he can veer from Gene Ammons blues inflections to Albert Ayler-like talking-in-tongues, all the while maintaining a heartfelt swing and never coming off as derivative....
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