The James Carter Group: Saxophone Star at Birdland
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The last date listed for The James Carter Group was Thursday September 17, 2009 / 11:00pm.
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The music was great but the venue is set up to get at your wallet. My Goldstar seat was behind a pillar. When I asked to be moved they said they would give me a better seat for ten dollars. I agreed and they moved me. Then the hostess came back, "you're a goldstar customer so it will be $25.". Eventually they agreed to let me sit at the bar for no extra cost.
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Great show! James Carter is a phenomenal player and must be seen!
With regards to the venue: nice club, good seats (we had our own table) and sound, decent food. A little more expensive than the Blue Note, but at least you're not packed in like...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“When James Carter burst onto the scene a dozen years ago, it was akin to the second coming. Not since the 1960s had someone emerged with so potent a combination of astounding advanced and extended techniques, fiery intensity, and unfettered imagination.” —All About Jazz
Detroit-born tenor saxophonist James Carter took New York by storm in 1988 as a teenage sensation. He established himself as one of the leading saxophone stylists of his generation, well versed in everything from gypsy-jazz to funk.
About the Ticket Supplier: Birdland
Birdland offers Southern cuisine with a Cajun flair every evening from 5:00pm until 1:00am. Arrive before show time or dine during the performance. The menu can be found online at www.birdlandjazz.com.