Memorials and Tributes
Radio (Audio, four minutes)
- Morning Edition Tribute by Bob Edwards
- Requiem for a
- The Oscar Peterson Journal, oscarpeterson.com
to a jazz cosmopolitan
- Jay Weiser, salon.com
Carter, 95; Legendary Saxophonist Also Was Composer-Arranger, Bandleader
- Jon Thurber, Los Angeles Times
Carter, 95, Musician and Arranger Who Shaped 8 Decades of Jazz, Dies
- John S. Wilson, New York Times
Sax Player Benny Carter Dies at 95
- Adam Bernstein, Washington Post
Live King Carter
- Will Friedwald, The New York Sun
- Jazz Great Benny Carter Dead at 95 in Los Angeles
- Kevin Krolicki, Reuters
Carter, legendary sax player, composer and arranger
- AP obituary carried widely in the media
Elegant Rebel for his Cause
- Stanley Crouch, New York Daily News
Award-Winning Jazz Artist Benny Carter Dies
- Doug Levine, VOA News
on the Late Benny Carter
- Phil Elwood, jazzwest.com
- A Few Memories of Benny Carter
- Stanley Meisler
- Benny Carter, 1907-2003 -
A Gentleman You Didn't Mess With: The King and His Honors and His Many Revolutions
- Gary Giddins, The Village Voice
Misc. Benny Carter Links
- Evening Star Records
- Evening Star Records was co-founded by Benny Carter. The site presents
the catalog of the Evening Star jazz label and offers sound clips, images
of cover art, discographical details, and reviews.
- Virtual Exhibit: Benny Carter
- Eight Decades in American Music
- This online exhibit on the life and times of Benny Carter is based on
a show at Dana Library on the Rutgers-Newark Campus in 1999.
Carter Award, American Federation of Jazz Societies
- Shows award winners and the award itself.
- All-Music Guide
- Search for "Carter, Benny" by artist name to find a variety of in-print
recordings under Benny's name, or other recordings on which he appears.
- The Atlantic
Monthly, February 1996 Article
- Article "The Lesser-Known Talents of a Legend" describing The Benny
Carter Songbook. Includes photograph of Benny and Jon Hendricks.
- Riverwalk biography
of Benny Carter with quotes
- From the program "Riverwalk, Live From the Landing" with the Jim Cullum
Jazz Band on Public Radio International.
- Mel Martin's Jazz & Saxophone Web
- Web site created by saxophone great Mel Martin; includes information
on Mel Martin Plays Benny Carter CD.
With Age article in The Altantic Monthly
- Article by Francis Davis in the new set of Articles on Jazz in The Atlantic
Since 1922, accompanying the feature Jazz in the 90s: Bebop and Beyond?,
a Multimedia Gallery featuring recordings from today's stars as well as
some earlier jazz greats, and a selective Jazz Resources on the Web page.