Rhythms of the Heart

COMPOSERS: Regina Carter
LABELS: Verve
PERFORMER: Regina Carter (v), Werner Gierig (p), Rodney Jones (g), Peter Washington (b), Lewis Nash (d), Mayra Casales (perc)
CATALOGUE NO: 547 177-2

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In the right hands, the violin can take jazz improv to places the horn can’t: there’s no need to catch breath for starters. Here Carter combines vivacious technique with an ear for swinging quotations across the bop, blues and bossa spectrum. GB