Betty Carter Wakes Up Today
This clip of Betty Carter, singing her “Droppin’ Things,” must have been some wake up call for viewers of the Today show in 1990. With Marc Cary’s piano, Dwayne Burno on bass, and Gregory Hutchinson on drums.View Video
Remembering Vocal Giant Betty Carter
Betty Carter was one of the most uncompromising jazz artists of her time — even more remarkable, since the horn she carried resided within her body. This JazzTimes piece reminds us how singular Betty Carter was, as jazz musician, entrepreneur, mentor and vigorous advocate for the integrity of her art form.
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