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Regina Carter Artistic Director for the new SFJAZZ Center
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tamlin
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Inspiring there is a blues/jazz fiddler, Regina Carter, on the board of Artistic Directors for the new SFJAZZ center!! Huge opening night show to be broadcast Wed, Jan 23, 2013 around 8PM PAC time. WWOZ New Orleans will have live video of the NPR hosted stream.

Opening lineup includes (so far)...
Bill Cosby, Master of Ceremonies
McCoy Tyner
Chick Corea
Esperanza Spalding
Joshua Redman
Joe Lovano
Bobby Hutcherson
Mary Stallings
John Handy
Pete Escovedo
Eric Reed

SFJAZZ Center Resident Artistic Directors: Regina Carter, Bill Frisell, Jason Moran, John Santos, Miguel Zenón

SFJAZZ Collective: Miguel Zenón, David Sánchez, Robin Eubanks, Avishai Cohen, Stefon Harris, Edward Simon, Matt Penman, Jeff Ballard

Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art. Charlie Parker

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Regina Carter plays some great jazz/blues, she was probably the very first jazz/blues violinist/fiddler I found when I was just starting to learn violin and looking around to hear what it *can* sound like.  

 

"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman

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I got out the violin and started jamming with this... in the key of G.  quickly lost pace but got in a few licks!

violin-1260

Mt Fiddler

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SWEET!!! >>> I enjoyed that!!!

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Awesome post DanielB. Thank you so much for sharing! She just makes my heart sing, toes tap and soul happy.

Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art. Charlie Parker

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