BENNY CARTER

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Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the 1990s, and was recognised as such by other jazz musicians who called him King.

As a youth, Carter lived in Harlem around the corner from Bubber Miley who was Duke Ellington's star trumpeter. Carter was inspired by Miley and bought a trumpet, but when he found he couldn't play like Miley he traded the trumpet in for a saxophone.

Carter began playing professionally at 15. He first recorded in 1928 and formed his first big band the following year. He played with Fletcher Henderson in 1930 and 1931, then briefly led McKinney's Cotton Pickers before returning to lead his own band in 1932. The few recordings his band made between 1933 and 1934 are considered by most
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BENNY CARTER Cosmopolite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cosmopolite
Swing 1953
BENNY CARTER The Formidable Benny Carter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Formidable Benny Carter
Swing 1954
BENNY CARTER The Urbane Mr. Carter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Urbane Mr. Carter
Swing 1954
BENNY CARTER Plays Pretty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Pretty
Swing 1955
BENNY CARTER Alone Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alone Together
Swing 1956
BENNY CARTER Jazz Giant album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Giant
Bop 1958
BENNY CARTER Swingin’ At Maida Vale album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin’ At Maida Vale
Swing 1958
BENNY CARTER The Fabulous Benny Carter Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fabulous Benny Carter Band
Swing 1958
BENNY CARTER Swingin' The '20s album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' The '20s
Swing 1959
BENNY CARTER Aspects (aka The Benny Carter Jazz Calendar) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aspects (aka The Benny Carter Jazz Calendar)
Swing 1959
BENNY CARTER Sax ala Carter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sax ala Carter
Swing 1960
BENNY CARTER BBB & Co. (aka Opening Blues) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
BBB & Co. (aka Opening Blues)
Swing 1962
BENNY CARTER Further Definitions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Further Definitions
Swing 1962
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter In Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter In Paris
Swing 1963
BENNY CARTER With The Ramblers And His Orchestra 1937 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With The Ramblers And His Orchestra 1937
Swing 1964
BENNY CARTER Additions To Further Definitions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Additions To Further Definitions
Swing 1966
BENNY CARTER Autumn Leaves album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Autumn Leaves
Swing 1967
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter / Steve Race ‎: KPM 157A-162B album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter / Steve Race ‎: KPM 157A-162B
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1970
BENNY CARTER Sessions At Midnight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sessions At Midnight
Swing 1972
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter & Dizzy Gillespie ‎: Carter, Gillespie, Inc. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter & Dizzy Gillespie ‎: Carter, Gillespie, Inc.
Bop 1976
BENNY CARTER The King album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The King
Swing 1976
BENNY CARTER World Of Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
World Of Jazz
Swing 1978
BENNY CARTER In Copenhagen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Copenhagen
Swing 1980
BENNY CARTER Street Of Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Street Of Dreams
Swing 1981
BENNY CARTER Summer Serenade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summer Serenade
Swing 1982
BENNY CARTER Skyline Drive album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Skyline Drive
Swing 1983
BENNY CARTER A Gentleman and His Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Gentleman and His Music
Swing 1985
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter All Stars Featuring Nat Adderley & Red Norvo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter All Stars Featuring Nat Adderley & Red Norvo
Swing 1986
BENNY CARTER The Benny Carter Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Benny Carter Collection
Swing 1987
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson
Swing 1987
BENNY CARTER The Late Forties album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Late Forties
Swing 1988
BENNY CARTER In The Mood For Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In The Mood For Swing
Swing 1988
BENNY CARTER Over The Rainbow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Over The Rainbow
Swing 1989
BENNY CARTER My Kind Of Trouble album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Kind Of Trouble
Swing 1989
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter & Phil Woods : My Man Benny My Man Phil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter & Phil Woods : My Man Benny My Man Phil
Swing 1990
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter Meet Marian McPartland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter Meet Marian McPartland
Swing 1990
BENNY CARTER Elegy in Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Elegy in Blue
Swing 1994
BENNY CARTER Songbook album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songbook
Swing 1997
BENNY CARTER Songbook Volume II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songbook Volume II
Swing 1997
BENNY CARTER Tickle Toe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tickle Toe
Swing 1999

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BENNY CARTER live albums

BENNY CARTER Montreux '77 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Montreux '77
Swing 1977
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins : Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol.1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins : Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol.1
Big Band 1977
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol.2
Big Band 1977
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol. 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol. 3
Big Band 1977
BENNY CARTER Live And Well In Japan! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live And Well In Japan!
Swing 1978
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol.4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol.4
Big Band 1978
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol. 5 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter And Coleman Hawkins ‎: Benny And The Hawk On The Loose In Europe Vol. 5
Big Band 1978
BENNY CARTER Live In Japan '79 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Japan '79
Swing 1979
BENNY CARTER The Uncollected Benny Carter And His Orchestra -1944 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Uncollected Benny Carter And His Orchestra -1944
Big Band 1985
BENNY CARTER Somebody Loves Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Somebody Loves Me
Swing 1987
BENNY CARTER Cookin' at Carlos I album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cookin' at Carlos I
Swing 1990
BENNY CARTER All That Jazz: Live at Princeton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All That Jazz: Live at Princeton
Swing 1991
BENNY CARTER Harlem Renaissance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harlem Renaissance
Big Band 1992

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BENNY CARTER Cosmopolite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cosmopolite
Swing 1956
BENNY CARTER Benny Carter & Cootie Williams ‎: Big Band Bounce album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Benny Carter & Cootie Williams ‎: Big Band Bounce
Big Band 1972
BENNY CARTER The Complete Benny Carter on Keynote album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Benny Carter on Keynote
Swing 1987
BENNY CARTER The Chronogical Benny Carter And His Orchestra 1936 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronogical Benny Carter And His Orchestra 1936
Swing 1990
BENNY CARTER 3 4 5: The Verve Small Group Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
3 4 5: The Verve Small Group Sessions
Swing 1991
BENNY CARTER Cosmopolite: The Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cosmopolite: The Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions
Swing 1994
BENNY CARTER Symphony in Riffs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Symphony in Riffs
Swing 1994
BENNY CARTER Complete Edition, Volume 1 (1928-1931) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Edition, Volume 1 (1928-1931)
Swing 1995
BENNY CARTER Complete Edition, Volume 3 (1933-1934) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Edition, Volume 3 (1933-1934)
Swing 1995
BENNY CARTER Swinging the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swinging the Blues
Swing 1995
BENNY CARTER Volume 8: 1937 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Volume 8: 1937
Swing 1996
BENNY CARTER New Jazz Sounds The Urbane Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Jazz Sounds The Urbane Sessions
Swing 1996
BENNY CARTER An Introduction to Benny Carter: His Best Recordings 1929-1940 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Introduction to Benny Carter: His Best Recordings 1929-1940
Swing 1996
BENNY CARTER Further Definitions: The Complete Further Definitions Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Further Definitions: The Complete Further Definitions Sessions
Swing 1997
BENNY CARTER Americans Swinging in Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Americans Swinging in Paris
Swing 2002
BENNY CARTER More Cookin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Cookin'
Swing 2002
BENNY CARTER The Music Master album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Music Master
Swing 2004
BENNY CARTER The Chronological Classics: Benny Carter 1954 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Benny Carter 1954
Swing 2007
BENNY CARTER Can Can and Anything Goes + Aspects album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Can Can and Anything Goes + Aspects
Swing 2009
BENNY CARTER 4 Albums From The MusicMasters Catalogue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
4 Albums From The MusicMasters Catalogue
Swing 2011

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