Venue Details

236 Star Starred
Birdland
315 W. 44th Street New York, NY 10036
212-581-3080
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from ken j
18 events 10 reviews

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

reviewed Sep 16 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from jukebox
26 events 4 reviews

Good show but unfortunately the band was different than in the September guide issued by birdland. i really wanted to see Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Calvin Weston, and Jef Lee Johnson with J.C.

reviewed Sep 17 2009 report as inappropriate
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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

Description

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.

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