Carter Calvert Carter Calvert

Carter Calvert has been touring the globe performing to sold-out audiences, garnering critical acclaim for her extraordinary talent. She has performed as a headliner internationally in South Africa, Greece, Bermuda, Croatia and Italy. Her debut recording Carter Calvert and the Roger Cohen Trio enjoyed Top 15 placement on the American jazz charts, peaking at #13 overall, right above Paul McCartney. An ever-evolving artist, Calvert’s latest project is a collaboration with two household names in jazz: Grammy® award-winning Ulysses Owens, Jr. (Producer/Drums) and Grammy® award-winning Laurence Hobgood (Arranger/Piano), renowned for their imagination and artistry. The end result is a collection of hits originally made famous by iconic male artists, re-imagined and sung from a woman’s point of view. It’s A Man’s World gives Calvert a vehicle to soar, and soar she does.

Carter Calvert comes from a varied background of multi-principals, which is what makes this dynamic artist much more than your garden variety singer; she is a seasoned live performer and a dynamo in the recording setting. Calvert is a true vocalist, able to traverse any genre with skill and execution, but her heart and soul resides with jazz. Calvert has also enjoyed critical acclaim performing the title role in Always...Patsy Cline, starring opposite Emmy® award-winning actress Sally Struthers. She has captivated audiences across the United States recreating the music of this beloved American icon. Often reviewed for her six-star smoldering voice, Calvert is best known for originating her role in the Tony®-nominated Broadway musical It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues, alongside Grammy® winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter. Calvert has also enjoyed opening for iconic performers including: Marilyn McCoo, Chubby Checker and The Temptations.

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...Calvert finds the bluesy soul of the Patsy Cline hit 'Walking after Midnight. — The New York Post

...at home on Broadway with her sizzling renditions... — This Month ON STAGE

Carter Calvert is simply incredible. Her voice is so well focused and full of power that she can raise goose bumps. Her performance of favorites such as “Fever” is one I'll remember for some time to come. —The Times

Carter Calvert proves that white girls can get down with the best of 'em...at turns shamelessly flirtatious and delightfuly wicked. She plays her come-hither looks to the hilt as she taunts the audience with a wink and a smile...the singer's raunchy interpretation of “Fever” is almost too hot to handle, as she whispers, gasps and slithers her way through the song

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Album It's A Man's World by Carter Calvert

It's A Man's World

Sound On Purpose Records
2016

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