Benny Carter on the Web

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Evening Star Records
Evening Star Records was co-founded by Benny Carter. The site presents the catalog of the Evening Star jazz label and offers sound clips, images of cover art, discographical details, and reviews.

Virtual Exhibit: Benny Carter - Eight Decades in American Music
This online exhibit on the life and times of Benny Carter is based on a show at Dana Library on the Rutgers-Newark Campus in 1999.

Benny Carter Award, American Federation of Jazz Societies
Shows award winners and the award itself.

NPR Jazz Profiles Radio Program on Benny Carter
The National Public Radio Jazz Profiles Series program "Benny Carter" is an hour-long radio show written and produced by Bill Kirchner and hosted by Nancy Wilson. The program covers Benny's entire career from the 1920s until today. It features interviews with Carter, Edward Berger, Joe Kennedy Jr., Dan Morgenstern, Loren Schoenberg, Warren Vaché, Kenny Washington, Patricia Willard, and Phil Woods. The site is very well done and includes Real Audio sound clips from the interviewees.

All-Music Guide
Search for "Carter, Benny" by artist name to find a variety of in-print recordings under Benny's name, or other recordings on which he appears.

The Atlantic Monthly, February 1996 Article
Article "The Lesser-Known Talents of a Legend" describing The Benny Carter Songbook. Includes photograph of Benny and Jon Hendricks.

The Atlantic Monthly, February 1996 Drawing
Drawing of Benny Carter found on cover page of the Atlantic's Arts & Entertainment Preview.

Short biography and quotes in African-American Baseline Essay -- Music
By Jim Cuomo, this essay commissioned by the Portland School System in 1995 includes a section on Carter with quotes from Ben Webster and Leonard Feather.

Riverwalk biography of Benny Carter with quotes
From the program "Riverwalk, Live From the Landing" with the Jim Cullum Jazz Band on Public Radio International.

Mel Martin's Jazz & Saxophone Web Site
Web site created by saxophone great Mel Martin; includes information on Mel Martin Plays Benny Carter CD.

Better With Age article in The Altantic Monthly
Article by Francis Davis in the new set of Articles on Jazz in The Atlantic Since 1922, accompanying the feature Jazz in the 90s: Bebop and Beyond?, a Multimedia Gallery featuring recordings from today's stars as well as some earlier jazz greats, and a selective Jazz Resources on the Web page.

Jazz and Other Sites

John Leitham: Jazz Musician/Bass Virtuoso Web Site

Blues and Jazz Discography Link Page
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Copyright © 1996-1998 Laurence Berger

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