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Benny Carter

Benny Carter has been played on NTS in shows including The Do!! You!!! Breakfast Show w/ Charlie Bones, featured first on 1 April 2015. Songs played include What Is This Thing Called Love, Voyage To Next Suite (1973) and Night In Tunisia.

Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the 1990s, and was recognised as such by other jazz musicians who called him King.

As a youth, Carter lived in Harlem around the corner from Bubber Miley who was Duke Ellington's…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
What Is This Thing Called Love
Charlie Parker, Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges
Verve Records1976
What Is This Thing Called Love
Charlie Parker, Benny Carter, Johnny HodgesVerve Records1976
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Voyage To Next Suite (1973)
Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones
Lightyear Entertainment1996
Voyage To Next Suite (1973)
Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy JonesLightyear Entertainment1996
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Night In Tunisia
Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie
Pablo Records1976
Night In Tunisia
Benny Carter, Dizzy GillespiePablo Records1976
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