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Taking jazz violin on a trip back in time

With tunes from the big-band era, Carter honors her mother

By Siddhartha Mitter
Globe Correspondent / January 21, 2007

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For all the creativity on display in jazz, there hasn't been much room for the violin in the genre, at least not since the birth of be bop six decades ago. Violin, cello, and viola found themselves relegated to the occasional string section, and in the 1960s, while "out" musicians took up everything from cowbells to Eastern strings like the ... (Full article: 1010 words)

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