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James Carter Organ Trio At The Crossroads
Thursday Night Live – James Carter Live in Melbourne, to be Broadcast on ABC Australia All About Jazz review of The James Carter Organ Trio at FlynnSpace Join AIA & James Carter at the 22nd Annual Jazz Loft Party, October 19, 2013 James Carter interview on WTTW ALSO AVAILABLE

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Whether he’s playing tenor or soprano sax, shows off a sweet, sinuous tone; when he reinterprets Reinhardt’s classic Nuages with a bass sax, the muscular sound is distancing at first, but then it wraps itself around the listener like an anaconda.
-Christopher John Farley, TIME

There were passages in the program, especially during pieces such as Joe Henderson’s “Recorda Me,” in which Carter played with a surprisingly soft and tender sound, his improvisations filled with subtle melodic paraphrases. At other times, he added an appealing, burry edge to his tone—the result calling up images, on soprano saxophone, of Sidney Bechet.
-Don Heckman, LOS ANGELES TIMES