Jazz Violinist Regina Carter: Bringing ‘Southern Comfort’ To Seattle

Regina Carter performing live in the Jazz24/KPLU studios. Credit: Justin Steyer KPLU
Regina Carter performing live in the Jazz24/KPLU studios. Credit: Justin Steyer KPLU

Regina Carter has been pushing the limits of what jazz violin can be. Last time Ms. Carter was in the Jazz24/KPLU studios, she had just released her album, Reverse Thread: Kanou and N’teri, which explored African music in a fresh new way.

On this visit to Seattle, with guitarist Marvin Sewell and bassist Jesse Murphy, she had just released her new album Southern Comfort, which features traditional folk tunes of the American South. This studio session features three tracks from the album: Cornbread Crumbled in Gravy, I’m Going Home, and Miner’s Child. 

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