By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine

Swing States: Harmony in the Battleground, is the latest from multi-GRAMMY nominee, MacArthur Fellow, and Doris Duke Award recipient, violinist Regina Carter. For this momentous release, Carter has assembled her Freedom Band, a first-rate ensemble of consummate musicians including multi-GRAMMY award winners John Daversa (trumpet, flugelhorn) and Kabir Sehgal (bass, percussion), GRAMMY nominees Harvey Mason Jr.(drums) and Jon Batiste (piano) – renowned for leading the house band on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and recent musically led protests in NYC – alongside the widely-acclaimed Alexis Cuadrado (bass). Read the full review here.

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