Top Benny Carter Albums
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Skyline Drive and Towards
Skyline Drive and Towards
[2020]
Jazz for a Lazy Day
Jazz for a Lazy Day
[2015]
What'll Be (Live)
What'll Be (Live)
[2014]
Walkin' Thing
Walkin' Thing
[2014]
Cotton Tail
Cotton Tail
[2014]
September Song
September Song
[2014]
Benny Carter Plays Cole Porter's Can Can and Anything Goes + Aspects
Benny Carter Plays Cole Porter's Can Can and Anything Goes + Aspects
[2014]
Easy Money (feat. Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, Dick Katz & Phil Woods)
Easy Money (feat. Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, Dick Katz & Phil Woods)
[2014]
The Great American Songbook
The Great American Songbook
[2013]
Further Definitions (Bonus Track Version)
Further Definitions (Bonus Track Version)
[2013]
Jazz Giant: Complete Sessions (feat. Frank Rosolino, Ben Webster, André Previn, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar & Shelly Manne)
Jazz Giant: Complete Sessions (feat. Frank Rosolino, Ben Webster, André Previn, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar & Shelly Manne)
[2012]
Imagination (feat. Barney Bigard, Ben Webster & Shorty Sherock)
Imagination (feat. Barney Bigard, Ben Webster & Shorty Sherock)
[2012]
Benny Carter in Paris (Jazz En France 1937 - 1938)
Benny Carter in Paris (Jazz En France 1937 - 1938)
[2012]
When Lights Are Low
When Lights Are Low
[2012]
Vintage Jazz No. 165 - EP: Street Scene
Vintage Jazz No. 165 - EP: Street Scene
[2011]
Blue Evening
Blue Evening
[2009]
The Classic Years Disc 2
The Classic Years Disc 2
[2009]
The Classic Years Disc 1
The Classic Years Disc 1
[2009]
Groovin High In L.A. 1946
Groovin High In L.A. 1946
[2009]
Benny Carter (Digital Only)
Benny Carter (Digital Only)
[2008]
Volume 7 (1936-1937)
Volume 7 (1936-1937)
[2002]
1946-1948
1946-1948
[1999]
Songbook, Vol. II
Songbook, Vol. II
[1997]
New York Nights
New York Nights
[1997]
New Jazz Sounds: The Benny Carter Urbane Sessions
New Jazz Sounds: The Benny Carter Urbane Sessions
[1996]
Songbook
Songbook
[1996]
Elegy In Blue
Elegy In Blue
[1994]
Harlem Renaissance
Harlem Renaissance
[1992]
3,4,5: The Verve Small Group Sessions
3,4,5: The Verve Small Group Sessions
[1991]
All That Jazz - Live At Princeton
All That Jazz - Live At Princeton
[1991]
Cookin' At Carlos I
Cookin' At Carlos I
[1990]
In the Mood for Swing
In the Mood for Swing
[1988]
Swingin' the '20s
Swingin' the '20s
[1988]
Jazz Giant
Jazz Giant
[1987]
The King
The King
[1976]
The Early Benny Carter
The Early Benny Carter
[1968]
Additions To Further Definitions
Additions To Further Definitions
[1966]
Aspects
Aspects
[1959]
Related Information for Benny Carter
Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the 1990s, and was recognised as such by other jazz musicians who called him King.As a youth, Carter lived in Harlem around the corner from Bubber Miley who was Duke Ellington's star trumpeter. Carter was inspired by Miley and bought a trumpet, but when he found he couldn't play like Miley he traded the trumpet in for a saxophone.Carter began playing professionally at 15. He first recorded in 1928 and formed his first big band the following year. He played with Fletcher Henderson in 1930 and 1931, then briefly led McKinney's Cotton Pickers... read more