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Multireedist James Carter at the resting place of Django Reinhardt

15 years after his album Conversin’ With The Elders was released, James Carter continues to musically communicate with those who have inspired him the most.

I often think the multireedist James Carter is able to telepathically channel the creative spirit of the passed musicians he admires. He has paid tribute to many through composition or even full length albums, among them Eric Dolphy, Billie Holiday, and Django Reinhardt. In the case of Reinhardt, and possibly others, the reason for Mr. Carter’s telepathy may be that he has taken it upon himself to visit the final resting place of the original jazz guitar hero, for a first and final musical conversation. (more…)


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