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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Please join us this evening at Blogtalkradio from 9:00pm until 9:30pm, when I interview and play the music of Aaron Martin. Washington, D.C. has many area musicians that have studied and practiced their music and instrument to provide exceptional music, Martin is amongst them. City Paper referred to him as a leading light of outside jazz in D.C. He was named the best overlooked Elder in D.C. jazz. The program Jazz Notes strives to keep jazz alive!
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Today, Sunday, April 27, 2014, joining and sharing his music with us is Michael Bowie a Washington, D.C. native who is internationally known. He is a bassist, composer, educator, and musical director. While studying music in Washington,... more

Join me on Sunday, April 20, 2014, when I speak with Shellée Haynesworth. She is an Emmy Award winning producer, writer, director, and storyteller. We will discuss her documentary ?Black Broadway on U Street?, and... more

Join me this Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 3:00pm, when I will speak with and play the music of Akua Allrich, vocalist, composer and teacher. She is a Washington, DC native whose musical roots are vast and grounded in jazz and pan-African... more

This Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 3:00pm join me as I speak with Connaitre Miller and play the music of ?Afro Blue? an award winning vocal jazz ensemble. Connaitre Miller is an Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Jazz... more

This Sunday, March 31, 2014, beginning at 3:00pm, I am doing a special hour program celebrating woman jazz musicians. The first half hour I will speak with and play pianist Daille Ketrell's music. The second half hour I will speak... more

Join me on Sunday, March 23, 2014, when I speak with and play the music of Shirazette Tinnin a New York drummer who is an active clinician, teacher, health coach and author, writing articles for Modern Drummer and Tom Tom Magazine.

Join me on Sunday, March 16, 2013, when I speak with and play the music of an interesting Jazz Collective. They are developing a multidirectional arts group. I look forward to your joining us!

Join me on Sunday, March 9, 2014, when I interview and play the music of woman who will perform during the Washington Women in Jazz Festival. Since 2011, the Washington Women in Jazz Festival has created performance... more

Join me on Sunday, March 1, 2014, at 3:00pm when I speak with one of Washington, D.C.'s amazing songbird. Although she resides in D.C. Metropolitan area and calls it home, she has performed throughout the world where she is... more

Today, join me, as I interview a young saxophonist who has listened to the masters of jazz saxophone and developed a respect and sound that is extraordinary. Craig Handy, saxophonist / educator, said that he has a deep... more