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JJA Baritone Saxophonist Of The Year

James has been named Baritone Saxophonist of the Year JJA (Jazz Journalists Association) Jazz Awards!  Read more about this prestigious honor here.

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This is James Carter in the present tense, at the full height of his jaw-dropping powers, swooping through a new concerto he premiered in October with the Detroit Symphony.
– DETROIT NEWS

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