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.
|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.