Posts Tagged ‘Russell Carter Sr.’

Jazz Setlist, July 17-23: Repeat Business

Thursday, July 17
It takes some serious chops to infuse a dreamy, wistful tune like "Lullaby of Birdland" with the kind of world-weariness that Alison Crockett does. The singer/pianist isn't some sort of bleak prophet of doom; it's not hard to find the spark of optimism in her standard singing or her original material. But Crockett, who is as much [...]

Jazz Setlist, Aug. 11-17: Loco for Local! (And Jerry Gonzalez)

Friday, August 12
Rashaan Carter is burning up New York as a busy freelancer (and regular in Wallace Roney's band) with a meaty but rough-hewn sound. But before that, he was a young jazz musician and student growing up in Washington, D.C., and playing jazz as a family affair. Specifically, he was a member of the [...]