Benny Carter

Born: 
08/08/1907
City: 
Harlem
Region: 
New York
Country: 
USA
Died: 
07/12/2003
Years Active: 
1920's-1997
Instruments: 
Clarinet, Sax, Trumpet
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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Bennett Lester Carter was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the 1990s, and was recognized as such by other jazz musicians who called him King. In 1958, he performed with Billie Holiday at the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.

Discography

Released: 1976

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Benny Carter 11/28/1934 Arcadia Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/07/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/08/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/09/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/10/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/11/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/12/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 01/13/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 09/29/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 09/30/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 10/01/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 10/02/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 10/03/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 10/04/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter & His Hollywood Orchestra 10/05/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter 11/06/1944 Forest Club Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter 11/27/1944 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Benny Carter 01/06/1945 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/02/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/03/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/04/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/05/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/06/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/07/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Benny Carter / King Cole Trio 03/08/1945 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA

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