Regina Carter http://kplu.org en Jazz Violinist Regina Carter: Bringing 'Southern Comfort' To KPLU http://kplu.org/post/jazz-violinist-regina-carter-bringing-southern-comfort-kplu <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147601238&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Regina Carter has been pushing the limits of what jazz violin can be.<a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/regina-carter-trios-live-performance-kplu-studios"> Last time Ms. Carter was in the KPLU studios</a>, she had just released her album,&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Reverse Thread</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">:&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Kanou</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">N’teri,</em> which explored African music in a fresh new way.&nbsp;</p><p>On this visit to Seattle, with guitarist Marvin Sewell and bassist&nbsp;Jesse Murphy, she had just released her new album&nbsp;<em>Southern Comfort,</em>&nbsp;which features traditional folk tunes of the American South. This studio session features three tracks from the album:&nbsp;<em>Cornbread Crumbled in Gravy, I'm Going Home, and Miner's Child.&nbsp;</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You can also find our Studio Sessions available as a video podcast in iTunes. &nbsp;</span><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kplu-studio-sessions-video/id657517777" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kplu-studio-sessions-video/id657517777</a></p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 19:51:56 +0000 Abe Beeson & Justin Steyer 16376 at http://kplu.org Jazz Violinist Regina Carter: Bringing 'Southern Comfort' To KPLU Regina Carter Trio's live performance in the KPLU studios http://kplu.org/post/regina-carter-trios-live-performance-kplu-studios <p>We were pleased to welcome jazz violin virtuoso, <a href="http://www.reginacarter.com/ReginaMain.html" target="_blank">Regina Carter</a> to the KPLU studios on June 1 for a unique performance and interview with Evening Jazz host, <a href="http://www.kplu.org/people/abe-beeson">Abe Beeson</a>.</p><p>Accompanying Carter were Will Holshouser on accordion, and Yacouba Sissoko on the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kora_%28instrument%29" target="_blank">kora</a>, a beautiful and unique African harp. The trio performed two selections from Carter’s latest CD<em>, Reverse Thread</em>: <em>Kanou</em> and <em>N’teri</em> (<a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/regina-carter-trios-live-performance-kplu-studios#video"><strong>video below</strong></a>) which explore African music in very fresh, surprising and delightful ways.<a name="video"></a></p><p> Wed, 08 Jun 2011 17:35:16 +0000 Justin Steyer, Abe Beeson & Nick Morrison 1811 at http://kplu.org Regina Carter Trio's live performance in the KPLU studios