Benny Carter on the
- 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
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
- 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.
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
and Jazz Discography Link Page
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