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.|
|Instruments:||Bass clarinet, Saxophones, Flutes|
|Labels:||DIW, Atlantic, Columbia, Half Note|
|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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