Performance Saturday, March 8, 2014 | 1 PM

Carnegie Hall Family Concert: Regina Carter's Reverse Thread

Zankel Hall
Award-winning jazz violinist Regina Carter takes you and your family on an exotic journey in this concert of soulful African folk tunes infused with contemporary flavor. Carter's violin is joined by the accordion and kora (West African harp), creating sounds both old and new.


  • Regina Carter, Violin
    Yacouba Sissoko, Kora
    Will Holshouser, Accordion
    Chris Lightcap, Bass
    Otis Brown III, Drums
  • Charlotte Blake Alston, Host and Pre-Concert Artist


  • MARIAM DOUMBIA "Artistiya"
  • DE ABREU "Tico Tico No Fuba"
  • PAPO VAZQUEZ “Un Aguinaldo Pa Regina”
  • RICHARD BONA "Mandingo Street"
  • TRAD. (Madagascar) "Zerapiky"


Pre-concert activities will take place one hour before each performance and are free to all ticket holders.


Regina Carter performing "Artistiya."

Regina Carter performing "N'Teri."

Lead funding for Carnegie Hall Family Concerts has been provided by The Irene Diamond Fund.

Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are also made possible, in part, by endowment gifts from The Irene Diamond Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.
Thanks to New York City Department of Homeless Services for supporting young fathers and their families at this concert.