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Born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1969, James Carter began playing saxophone at age 11, first recorded with a Detroit student ensemble in 1986 and, by 1991, had recorded with legendary trumpeter Lester Bowie on The Organizer and contributed to the 1991 collection The Tough Young Tenors. Mastering a family of reed instruments, from sopranino to contrabass saxophones to contrabass and bass clarinets, James Carter mesmerized the jazz world after arriving in New York City in 1988 to play under the… read more

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  • Avatar for kaly_
    Happy Birthday !!!
  • Avatar for razur3l
    amazing sax player!
  • Avatar for Varajama
    Saw him live in Fano! HE WAS JUST AWESOME!
  • Avatar for rodolfman
    Layin' in the cut's a great album... listened at it hundred times !
  • Avatar for Happyclub
    The James Carter Group is open for business for all who want to show their appreciation for the great JC.
  • Avatar for MirkoFait
    great! ;)
  • Avatar for zebozi
    Rapid Shave is a hit!
  • Avatar for kakyoism
    just seen his live at Montreal Jazz Festival '08. Amazing! Sophisticated passion!
  • Avatar for Rapscallion87
    new album 'Present Tense' reviewed @ allaboutjazz.com - [url=http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=29522]click here[/url] to read
  • Avatar for Rapscallion87
    awesome sax player!

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