Thursday, January 23, 2014

Regina Carter-Southern Comfort (SONY MASTERWORKS 2014)

On Southern Comfort, Detroit native Regina Carter continues the investigation of her family history, which stems from West Africa, Finland, Eastern Europe and the U.S. Carter began this journey on her 2012 album Reverse Thread which was a re-imagined celebration of traditional African music. Through a blend of folk songs and spirituals, she interprets her roots through a modern lens on Southern Comfort. Says Carter, "I wanted to hear the music that my ancestors heard. Southern Comfort is a musical journey tracing my father s roots in the American South."
Regina Carter Signs To Sony Masterworks (via PR Newswire)
NEW ALBUM SOUTHERN COMFORT COMING IN MARCH 2014 NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtuoso jazz violinist Regina Carter has signed with Sony Masterworks. The label will launch her new album Southern Comfort in March 2014 coinciding with tour…