Get into the grove listening to how Carter ease with swing, avant-garde styles a real apotheosis of the postmodern jazzman! He belongs to the generation of one of the greatest saxophone player who masterfully combines elements of classical and jazz music!

Sunday, May, 25. 2014.

8 p.m.

 Budapest Jazz Club

Venue: District XIII., 7. Hollán Ernő Str.  – Budapest

James Carter and his trio are debuting in Budapest  at the Budapest Jazz Club. The formation of the James Carter Organ Trio will be present with the non less famous two real world-class musicians Gerard Gibbs on Hammond B3 and Leonard King Jr. on drums. 

Launch his career on the line collecting accolades and awards. The 1969 born saxophonist, born in Detroit  and at the age of 11 within receiving his first instrument in the hands. He was playing throughout  the New York jazz venues and by 1988 burst into the public consciousness in Lester Bowie music tutoring. Wasn’t even 23 years old when his solo album was released in Japan titled „ JC On The Set”. In 2005 ,he published his own trio album titled „Out of Nowhere at the Half Note” and in 2006 recorded the „Gold Sounds”.

In the year 2008  came out the  Present Tense Emarcy playing together with the highly acclaimed Michael Cuscuna and the hugely popular Brazilian jazz tone “Bossa JC”.  By the end of 2009  in the context of New York’s Blue Note club,  the „Heaven on Earth” project came out with the „All Star” team, along with musicians as:  John Medeski – Hammond organ, Adam Rogers – guitar, Christian McBride – bass and Joey Baron –  drums. The result was a groovy „Jam-Jazz”  in which the throbbing vitality and the highest temperature climbed on the tops-of-the-tops.

In 2011 „Caribbean Rhapsody” … concerto for   saxophones and orchester  an album which was released including the saxophone competition, written by composer Roberto Sierra which was specifically designed for that purpose.

James Carter, has repeatedly won the “Downbeat” magazine’s critics and readers awards.  Previously played with the  Lincoln Center Jazz Orchester and worked with artists and bands as: Julius Hemphill, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Charles Mingus Big Band, Aretha Franklin, David Murray, Ensemble of Chicago, Ginger Baker, Sonny Rollins, Odean Pope, Dee Dee Bridgewater.  In 1996 worked together with Robert Altman, on the  “Kansas City”  film music with saxophonist Ben Webster.

James Carter is known pretty well as a collector who already has a full arsenal contrabass saxophones and bass clarinet and in his spare time he search for antique and new wind instruments, especially trumpets and horns. Soon on its way for the Trio in celebrating their 10th anniversary.

Be ready for an amazing ray of incredible variety of materials …  from the early ’50s RnB and stirring up with the traditional spiritual emotions.

Update by Aggie Reiter


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