Regina Carter

OKeh-Sony Records

The virtuoso violinist Regina Carter grew up in Detroit, her mom was an ardent Ella Fitzgerald fan and played her records throughout Regina’s childhood and teenage years. The influence of Ella on Ms. Carter is still with her, in fact, when learning a new standard or song, she always goes back to the Ella Fitzgerald version of the tune to perfect her playing of it.

Regina Carter

Mar 14, 2017
NPR

Violinist Regina Carter is a highly original soloist whose sophisticated technique and rich, lush tone took the jazz world by pleasant surprise when she arrived in New York from her native Detroit. And jazz fans weren't the only people who heard that mercurial quality in her playing: artists as diverse as Faith Evans, Elliot Sharp, and Mary J. Blige have employed her talents on their recordings, as has filmmaker Ken Burns on his soundtrack for The Civil War. More info courtesy of All Music.

Akua Dixon is the most accomplished cellist in jazz history. Her brand new for 2015 recording on her very own Akua’s Music label adds to her impressive list of accomplishments and to her living legacy. In 2011 Akua released Movin’ On to much critical acclaim and jazz radio airplay, her latest album, which is self-titled continues where she left off and once again raises the bar another notch. Ms.

Coming to Dazzle on May 10 and 11: Regina Carter's Southern Comfort. When you pledge $120 to KUVO today and pay with a credit or debit card, or by Electronic Funds Transfer, you may receive tickets to one of these sure to be sold out shows as a thank you from us.

regina carter - violin
marvin sewell - guitar
will holshouser - accordion
chris lightcap - bass
alvester garnett - drums