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Swing States: Harmony in the Battleground is the latest release from multi-GRAMMY nominee, MacArthur Fellow, and Doris Duke Award recipient, violinist Regina Carter. Releasing before the most consequential election in American history, and in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, this politically charged fourteen-track collection strives to illuminate the power of democracy and serve as a beacon of hope during these unprecedented times.

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Featuring nine arrangements of Fitzgerald’s songs, this album puts Carter’s imagination on full display.Black Grooves

Carter’s technique is flawless throughout the album…Black Grooves


On her new disc, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, she celebrates the centennial legacy of Ella Fitzgerald, bringing an invigorating modernity that’s steeped firmly in the now.AARP

Jazz Violinist Regina Carter Celebrates The Legacy Of Ella FitzgeraldWBUR 90.9

Regina Carter and her violin: a human voice has never sounded so true.DC Metro Theater Arts


JazzTimes is proud to premiere “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive,” the first track from Ella: Accentuate the Positive.JazzTimes

Carter herself is rich and sensuous in all frames, crying with lusciousness on “Dedicated to You” and lovely sighing on “Judy.” Still, a charmer with pluck.Jazz Weekly

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