REGINA CARTER

Post-Fusion Contemporary / World Fusion / Hard Bop / Third Stream / Swing / RnB • United States
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When preeminent violinist Regina Carter made the decision to record an album primarily of African folk tunes, she created a great challenge for herself: how do you take beautiful traditional music and infuse it with a contemporary feel while remaining true to its past -- and then, not compromise its beauty? Her newest release, Reverse Thread, due out on E1 Entertainment on May 18th brilliantly responds to the challenge.

To achieve the uplifting and stirring result, Regina added an accordion and kora-- the West African harp traditionally played by village storytellers -- to her longstanding rhythm section. Kora virtuoso Yacouba Sissoko was brought on board to help recreate the spirit of passing stories from generation to generation. The result -- unlike anything previously heard -- is a haunting and beautiful compliment to Regina's sumptuously seductive violin.

Without the support of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation, which "awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals,"
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Ella: Accentuate the PositiveElla: Accentuate the Positive
SONY MASTERWORKS 2017
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Rhythms Of The HeartRhythms Of The Heart
Verve 1999
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Something for GraceSomething for Grace
Atlantic 1997
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Southern ComfortSouthern Comfort
SONY MASTERWORKS 2014
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E1 Music 2010
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Regina CarterRegina Carter
Atlantic 1995
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Verve 2006
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Verve 2000
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REGINA CARTER Regina Carter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Regina Carter
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1995
REGINA CARTER Something For Grace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Something For Grace
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1997
REGINA CARTER Rhythms of the Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythms of the Heart
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1999
REGINA CARTER Motor City Moments album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Motor City Moments
Hard Bop 2000
REGINA CARTER Paganini: After A Dream album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Paganini: After A Dream
Third Stream 2003
REGINA CARTER I'll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey
Swing 2006
REGINA CARTER Reverse Thread album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reverse Thread
World Fusion 2010
REGINA CARTER Southern Comfort album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Southern Comfort
World Fusion 2014
REGINA CARTER Ella: Accentuate the Positive album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ella: Accentuate the Positive
RnB 2017

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