James Carter

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Saxophonist
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Date of Birth January 3, 1969
Place of Birth Michigan
Age 52 years old
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James Carter (musician)

James Carter is an American jazz musician. He is the cousin of jazz violinist Regina Carter.

Born: Jan 3, 1969
Origin: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres: Jazz
Occupation(s): Musician
Instruments: Bass clarinet, Saxophones, Flutes
Labels: DIW, Atlantic, Columbia, Half Note
Associated acts: Bird-Trane-Sco-Now!
Website: James Carter (musician)'s Official site

About James Carter

Notable for his work on the baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, and flute, this prominent jazz musician collaborated with opera singer Kathleen Battle, saxophonist Julius Hemphill, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and numerous other world-class musicians.

James Carter Before Fame

While growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Carter trained with Philadelphia-born tenor saxophonist Donald Washington, Sr. and toured to Scandanavia with the International Jazz Band.

Achievement of James Carter

Over the course of his music career, he collected numerous vintage horns.

James Carter Family Life

With one of his cousins, fellow jazz musician Regina Carter, he recorded an album titled Chasin' the Gypsy.

Associations of James Carter

In the late 1980s, he began a lengthy collaboration with jazz trumpeter Lester Bowie.

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Latest information about James Carter updated on April 16, 2021.

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