1980s (CDs only)
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MY MAN BENNY, MY MAN PHIL [Carter/Phil Woods] (Musicmasters 5036-2-C)
1989 collaboration between the two alto masters.
COOKIN' AT CARLOS I (Musicmasters 5033-2-C)
Recorded live in the New York club in 1988.
MORE COOKIN' (Jazz Heritage)
More material recorded live at Carlos I.
MY KIND OF TROUBLE (Pablo PACD-2310-935)
1988 studio session, includes organist Art Hillery and guitarist Joe Pass.
OVER THE RAINBOW (Musicmasters 5015-2-C)
1988 recording by an all-star sax ensemble led by Carter, featuring
all-new arrangements. Saxes include Herb Geller, Jimmy Heath,
Frank Wess, and Joe Temperley.
IN THE MOOD FOR SWING (Musicmasters 5001-2-C)
Small group 1987 session with guest Dizzy Gillespie, features
CENTRAL CITY SKETCHES (Musicmasters 5030-2-C)
Carter leads the American Jazz Orchestra in a reprise of many of his
classic compositions and arrangements, as well as in the premiere
of a new extended work. 1988 Grammy nominee.
BENNY CARTER MEETS OSCAR PETERSON (Pablo 2310-926)
1986 collaboration, including guitarist Joe Pass.
A GENTLEMAN AND HIS MUSIC (Concord CCD-4285)
1985 session with Joe Wilder and Scott Hamilton.
SWING REUNION (Book of the Month Club 31-7631)
Two-CD set of live performances from Town Hall concert, 1985, with
Teddy Wilson, Red Norvo, Remo Palmier, Freddie Greene, George
Duvivier and Louis Bellson. 1986 Grammy nominee.
BENNY CARTER ALL STARS (Gazell 1004)
1985 meeting of the generations with Red Norvo, Nat Adderley, Red
Mitchell and Horace Parlan.
SKYLINE DRIVE AND TOWARDS (Phontastic 9305)
1982 meeting between Carter and leading Swedish jazzmen. Included
are several Carter originals. Also contains eight historic sides,
SUMMER SERENADE (Storyville 4047)
1980 quartet recording in Copenhagen, with Kenny Drew and Ed Thigpen.
BEST OF BENNY CARTER (Pablo PACD-2405-409-2)
Five tunes from two Pablo CDs: Benny Carter Four, Montreux ‘77 and Live
and Well in Japan.
JOURNEY TO NEXT [Carter/Dizzy Gillespie/Quincy Jones] (Lightyear Entertainment 54168)
A collection of never-before
issued soundtrack material from collaborations between Carter,
Gillespie, and Jones and award-winning animators John and Faith
Hubley. Recorded 1956 to 1985, features a Who’s Who of jazz