Winter Jazz Fest Live Performance Now Available To Stream Online
Listen to the James Carter Organ Trio Live at Winter Jazz Fest 2013 on WBGO Radio. Recorded at Le Poission Rouge in Greenwich Village on Saturday January 12th 2013.
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.
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.