Re: James Carter plays Ra

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#1 Thu, 1994-09-01 10:03
Glenn Lea
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Re: James Carter plays Ra

Robert L. Campbell writes:

> "Hour of Parting" is an oldie from the 20s or 30s (supposedly
> by Schiffer and Spoliansky).  Does Carter emulate or refer to
> the Ra arrangement?

Hm! It's credited to Sun Ra. I'll do a comparison tonight.

> I've heard Carter on Frank Lowe's Saxemple CD (from ITM) and he
> is indeed someone to watch.

That's where I first heard him, as well as with Lester Bowie's Organ Ensemble. This is a strong first effort as leader.

Glenn Lea