Joey Carter

Joey Carter

Pianist

Carter’s career as a jazz pianist began unexpectedly when local legend Johnny Case needed to find a steady Monday night substitute at Sardines Ristorante Italiano, where Case held a nearly nightly residency for more than 25 years. Case already had faith in Carter’s piano chops. “I recall that first tune he played for me, ‘Monk’s Mood,’ ” Case recalled. “If you can get a handle on [Thelonious] Monk, the other stuff is a piece of cake.”   Read more about Joey here: http://www.music.tcu.edu/joey-carter.asp