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JC on the Set

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JC On the Set

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
DIW
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

The promise shown by 25- year-old saxist Carter in brief but head-turning solos with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra has been more than fulfilled in this exceptional debut. From the cocksure title track, to the aching-with-longing ”Hour of Parting,” the album overflows with life. Despite some overwrought moments (as on ”Blues for a Nomadic Princess”), Carter’s swaggering mix of traditional and avant-garde styles compels interest. A-

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