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James Carter Organ Trio: At The Crossroads

Read "James Carter Organ Trio: At The Crossroads" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

James Carter Organ Trio

At the Crossroads

Emarcy Records
2011

Jazz has many faces. Some are searching and expansive, like those of alto saxophonists Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane, seeking the outer edges of the music. Some are reverent and deferential, like the Modern Jazz Quartet and ...

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James Carter Organ Trio: At The Crossroads

Read "At The Crossroads" reviewed by Troy Collins

A ubiquitous presence in the mid-1990s, saxophonist James Carter faded from the limelight when Atlantic Records disbanded its jazz department in 2000. Undeterred, Carter forged ahead, eventually signing with EmArcy Records in 2008, turning misfortune into opportunity. In addition to releasing Carter's engaging Present Tense the same year, the label also issued his long-awaited premiere of ...