Regina Carter

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Birthday
6, 1966
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

Acclaimed jazz violinist. She recorded more than twenty albums between 1995 and 2014; her most famous recordings on the Verve label include Motor City Moments and Rhythms of the Heart.

Before Fame

She picked up the violin at age four and played in the youth division of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. She later performed with a jazz-pop group called Straight Ahead.

Trivia

She was awarded the MacArthur Fellows Program Grant in 2006.

Family Life

Her cousin, James Carter, had a successful career as a saxophonist.

Associated With

She subscribed to the Suzuki Method, a music instructional system created by Shinichi Suzuki.