Archive for May 20th, 2011

Earl Carter – Old School

Over the years, Earl Carter has performed with many local and world-renowned artists. As a side man/ freelance musician, he has worked with Bobby Lyle, Marcus Johnson, Jaared, Alyson Williams, Nick Colionne, Bob Baldwin, Mike Phillips, Michael Lington, Freddie Jackson, Angela Bofill, Regina Belle, Rhian Benson, Tony Terry, Coolio, Bobby Humphrey, Gerald Veasley, Jimmy Sommers, Miles Jaye, Pamela Williams, Gordan Chambers, Angela Johnson, Miriamm, Annie Sidley, Sy Smith and many others. He performed for several nationally televised, international and local concerts and programs including; The Ghana Jazz Festival 2003, The Bermuda Jazz Festival 2002, The Bermuda Jazz Festival 2003, The National Smooth Jazz Awards 2002 and many others.

In addition, he spent time participating in local cable TV show tapings and played on several CD recordings that received national airplay and distribution including; Bobby Lyle’s – Straight and Smooth, Marcus Johnson’s -Live @ Blues Alley, Marcus Johnson’s Live – In Person DVD, Marcus Johnson’s – Just Doing What I Do, Jaared’s – Hangtime, Alyson Williams’ – It’s About Time, Yahzarah’s – Black Star, Kim Scott’s – Shake Down and Spike Lee’s Soundtrack to Do The Right Thing.

As a front man/guitarist, Earl has opened for world-renowned jazz artists such as Pieces of a Dream, Spyro Gyra, Bona Fide and many others. He’s performed many venues for multiple radio stations i.e. WJZW 105.9, WSMJ 104.3, 95.9 and WPFW. His personal CD projects have reached heavy rotation on college radio, specialty shows as well as satellite, Internet and overseas radio. Earl has used world-class players in his band and makes every effort to give his audience a spectacular show. He occasionally performs at the legendary jazz club “Blues Alley” and has a new project coming out this year!

Earl Carter’s album Old School presents popular oldies from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and is now available at CDBaby.