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Ellen Williams Carter

Jazz Notes with Ellen Carter


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The show consist of classic and contemporary jazz music and interviews.

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In Washington, D.C., we are fortunate to have several performing musicians that are internationally known and they direct Jazz programs at Universities in the area. This evening, I will interview Allyn Johnson who is the director of The... more

Join me this evening when I interview Cedric Hendricks and William Brower regarding the bill H.R. 1682, the National Jazz Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act of 2015. The bill will preserve knowledge and promote... more

This evening, I am interviewing and playing music of Bruce Williams an alto saxophonist, composer, producer and educator who was raised in Washington, D.C. but now resides in Northern Jersey near New York City. In addition to... more

Washington, D.C. has many exceptional vocalist, join me this evening when I interview one of them, Heidi Martin. She is a vocalist and composer who is a native Washingtonian. Also, trumpeter Russell Gunn who grew up in East St.... more

Many jazz musicians have decided to make Washington, D.C. their home after traveling over the world performing jazz. This evening, I will interview Herman Burney a bassist, composer and educator who decided to reside in Washington,... more

Join us this evening as I interview John Kordalewski a pianist and composer who leads the Makanda project. When you tune in this evening, you will also hear the music of Makanda Ken McIntyre as interpreted by the Makanda project. John... more

This evening, I will interview Ron Kearns a saxophonist, composer/arranger, conductor, educator and record producer. He has performed with Ernie Andrews, Stanley Turrentine, Rick Henderson, Kenny Reed and many other notable... more

This evening, I will interview and play the music of vocalist Loide Jorge. Although she was born in France to her Mozambican mother and Guinea-Bissauan father, Loide grew up in California. Presently, she is residing in the Washington, D.C.... more

This evening I will interview and share the music of Integriti Reeves who is a Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area vocalist and composer. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins... more

Join us this evening when I interview Renee Collins Georges a vocalist. She is a native of Los Angeles, California who lives in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. While working for a Los Angeles music agent, she acquired a spot as a... more