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Photograph of Benny Carter. Author Ed Berger.

Full Name: Bennett Lester Carter
Description: Saxophonist, Arranger, USA
Known For: Carter was named "Jazz Artist of the Year" in both the Down Beat.
Instruments: Saxophone, Trumpet, Clarinet
Music Styles: Easy Listening, Jazz
Location: CA, United States of America
Web Site: http://www.bennycarter.com/
Date Born: 8th August 1907
Location Born: New York City, New York, United States of America
Date Died: 12th July 2003
Location Died: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Complications of Bronchitis
Memorial: Carter passed away at Cedars-Sinai Hospital.
Summary: Born the youngest of three children and the only boy, received his first music lessons on piano from his mother.
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