Wynton Marsalis on Benny Carter

Benny and Wynton Marsalis, Lincoln Center, March, 1996
photo © 1996 Edward Berger

People often speak of whether an artist can live up to the art form,” Wynton said when Benny Carter received a Kennedy Center honor in 1996. “But Benny Carter is one of the rare instances where we wonder if the great art created can live up to him.

This is our personal hommage to saxophonist Benny Carter, died in Los Angeles on July 12.
Check out some photos of Benny with Wynton on Benny Carter official web site.

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