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James Carter Organ Trio may sound like a normal, standard jazz band, but it definitely is not. For some readers, it could be hard to imagine how only three musicians achieve greatness and creativity in their music, which explains why this trio is special. Concert review by Abarai Mido for the TOONARI POST
Listening to 43-year-old saxophone phenom James Carter, you get the impression that he can play anything he wants on his instrument. Concert Review by Dan Emerson for the TWINCITIES PIONEER PRESS
The results of the 77th Annual DOWNBEAT Readers Poll are in. Wynton Marsalis topped the Trumpet category, and his collaboration with guitarist Eric Clapton, Play The Blues: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center (Reprise), took honors for best Blues Album.
After an extraordinarily successful first year, the Blue Note Jazz Festival will return from June 10 – 30, 2012 with over fifty shows throughout New York City. We, of course, have the list of TKA Artists slated to perform!
James Carter is a monster saxophone virtuoso who is willing to get down and dirty with his organ trio. This album displays his breath-taking musical ability and versatility. Review by Pierre Giroux for AUDIOPHILE AUDITION.
So many times we get "jazz meets strings," or "jazz meets classical" where you make neither side happy. But here, I sometimes have trouble telling where the composition ends and the improvisation begins. Perhaps that's because James Carter is such an amazing player. Interview by and with Tom Huizenga & Patrick Jarenwattananon for NPR MUSIC.
An incredible hybrid of classical, jazz and even Latin influences, Carter demonstrates the uncanny ability to be completely comfortable in what he refers to as the cross pollination of music into one dramatic effort. Review by Gregory Porter of DIGITAL JAZZ NEWS
The 41-year-old Detroit native, a three-time winner of Down Beat magazine’s baritone saxophonist of the year trophy, is one of the most muscular and forceful players in jazz history. Review by Jim Harrington for the OAKLAND TRIBUNE.