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Regina Carter's Southern Comfort makes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's CD picks list

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Regina Carter is considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship (a "genius grant"). Her Violin prowess is more apparent than ever on her Sony Music Masterworks debut CD - Southern Comfort, where ms. Carter explores the folk tunes her paternal grandfather and includes other folk tunes of the region. The disc also thematically connects here earlier albums I'll Be Seeing You: A Sentimental Journey (2006), which features her mother's favorite early jazz standards; and Reverse Thread(2010) which celebrates the tradition of African music re-imagined for violin, accordion, bass, drams and kora. The disc makes The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's List for 'New CDs in stores this week.'