JAMES CARTER

Avant-Garde Jazz / Post Bop / Fusion • United States
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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 on The Organizer and contributed to the 1991 collection The Tough Young Tenors. Mastering a family of reed instruments, from sopranino to contrabass saxophones to contrabass and bass clarinets, James Carter mesmerized the jazz world after arriving in New York City in 1988 to play under the auspices of Lester Bowie.

His debut recording, JC On The Set, released in Japan when Carter was a mere 23 years old, heralded the arrival of a significant and powerful new musical force in jazz. Recorded at the same session as his debut, Carter's next release, Jurassic Classics (1994), found him entering the Top Jazz Albums chart for the first time. It was a feat to be echoed with four
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James Carter Organ Trio: Live From Newport JazzJames Carter Organ Trio: Live From Newport Jazz
Blue Note 2019
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At The CrossroadsAt The Crossroads
Emarcy 2011
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Chasin the GypsyChasin the Gypsy
Atlantic 2000
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JAMES CARTER JC on the Set album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
JC on the Set
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
JAMES CARTER Jurassic Classics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jurassic Classics
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
JAMES CARTER The Real Quiet Storm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Real Quiet Storm
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
JAMES CARTER Conversin' With the Elders album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Conversin' With the Elders
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
JAMES CARTER In Carterian Fashion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Carterian Fashion
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
JAMES CARTER Chasin' the Gypsy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chasin' the Gypsy
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
JAMES CARTER Layin' in the Cut album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Layin' in the Cut
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
JAMES CARTER Gardenias for Lady Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gardenias for Lady Day
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
JAMES CARTER James Carter / Cyrus Chestnut / Ali Jackson / Reginald Veal ‎: Gold Sounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
James Carter / Cyrus Chestnut / Ali Jackson / Reginald Veal ‎: Gold Sounds
Post Bop 2005
JAMES CARTER Present Tense album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Present Tense
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008
JAMES CARTER Caribbean Rhapsody album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Caribbean Rhapsody
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
JAMES CARTER At The Crossroads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Crossroads
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011

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JAMES CARTER Live at Baker's Keyboard Lounge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Baker's Keyboard Lounge
Post Bop 2004
JAMES CARTER Out of Nowhere album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out of Nowhere
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
JAMES CARTER Heaven on Earth album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heaven on Earth
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
JAMES CARTER James Carter Organ Trio : Live From Newport Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
James Carter Organ Trio : Live From Newport Jazz
Fusion 2019

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