Regina Carter is the foremost jazz violinist of her generation and a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” recipient. Marking the 100th birthday of a musical legend, Regina’s upcoming album and touring program celebrates the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald – THE source of Regina’s musical inspiration. An influence she has cherished throughout her life, Regina describes her visceral connection to Ella’s music.
“To this very day, whenever I hear an Ella recording it grabs me at my core. I’m so excited to celebrate Ella Fitzgerald, an artist who has meant so much to all the notes in my musical life.” —Regina Carter
“A talented, charismatic player who is almost single-handedly reviving interest in the violin as a jazz instrument.” —The Los Angeles Times