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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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Carter’s ease with swing, bop and avant-garde styles also gave notice that a staggeringly inclusive figure—the apotheosis of the postmodern jazzman—was now among us.
-Steve Futterman, THE WASHINGTON POST

He is the complete musician, a technician with no apparent limits and a poet of deep sensibility. Indeed, Carter’s eloquent turn through the concerto’s balladlike slow movement drew an early ovation.
– DETROIT NEWS