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Regina Carter in St. Louis for 'Jazz at the Bistro' dates, stops by Fox2 for perf/chat

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Jazz violinist Regina Carter, known for her ability to make her violin sound like a "human voice," is set to release her new Sony Masterworks CD, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, in April of this year.  The source of Carter's inspiration, Ella Fitzgerald.  The CD and her upcoming touring program, Simply Ella, mark the 100th birthday of a musical legend. The program celebrates the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald – THE source of Regina's musical inspiration. An influence she has cherished throughout her life,  

Regina Carter is the foremost jazz violinist of her generation. Her quest for beauty combined with her passion for excellence did not escape the attention of the MacArthur Foundation, who awarded Regina their prestigious fellowship "genius grant." Carter is finishing up her Jazz at the Bistro dates tonight, Saturday Jan 21         Carter and band stop by Fox2 St. Louis

 

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