Amanda Carr Discography

 
 

Symphony Conductor References: Keith Lockhart, The Boston Pops; David McKenzie, New Bedford Symphony; Steve Karidoyanes, The Plymouth Philharmonic, Bob Bernhardt, The Boston Pops Orchestra


Notable Published Articles:

Wall Street Journal- Nat Hentoff,   “She’s on the Road to Renown” (2007)

Wall Street Journal- Nat Hentoff,   “Keeping the Big-Band Sound Alive”  (2010)

JazzTimes- Lee Mergner,  “Amanda Carr is musical Multitasker” (2010)


Awards/Nominations:


2015- Paul Harris Fellowship Award- Rotary Club Int’l

2013- Kawai Institute America- Best in Class/Presentation

2012- New England Music Awards- Top Jazz Act

2010- Boston Music Awards- Best Jazz Artist

New England Emmy Award for Documentary Original Score

Telly Award: Original Composition for Boston Food Bank fundraising video


Broadcast Documentary & Composition:

Original Score:  The Story of Golf  (8-Part National Broadcast Series)

Original Songs  Lil Iguana , Children’s Safety program series

Original Score:  Boston Red Sox 100 Years Baseball History

Original Score:  Red Sox Home Run Heroes

Available upon request: Radio Spots/Corporate/Broadcast video reel

Original Song:  Season 1 CBS Broadcast of “Vegas”


Personal Discography:

Amanda Carr/ Carr Toons - 1996

Amanda Carr/Live in San Giorgio  (Italy) -1999

Amanda Carr/Tender Trap- 2004

Amanda Carr/Soon - 2007

Amanda Carr with the Kenny Hadley Big Band /Common Thread- 2010

BILLBOARD POP CHARTS: Top 50    JAZZ CHARTS: Top 50

AMAZON SALES CHART:  Soon #2, Common Thread #5


Discography-Contributions:

Velveteen Playboys, Shakin’ Not Stirred; Dan Gabel & The Abletones, Homesick for New England; Michael Chiklis Band, ExtravaganzaRob Zapulla,You Ought to be Having Fun

Dave Guard (Kingston Trio), Up & In ; Brian Kelley, Drums 101; Old Vienna Kaufeehaus, Volume One - (National Folk Archives-Smithsonian)


Performed with...

Rock/Pop: Michael Chiklis Band ‘MCB’, Laura Creamer, Charlie Farren, James Montgomery Band, Stephen Bishop, Hall & Oats, Orleans

Big Band: Harry James Orchestra, Glenn Miller Band, Artie Shaw Orchestra, Hal McIntyre Orchestra, John Allmark Big Band, Kenny Hadley Big Band, Steve Allen

Folk:  Mary Travers, Rick Danko, Richie Havens, Dave Guard

Jazz: Giacomo Gates, Sheila Jordan, Herb Pomeroy, James Moody

Symphony  The Boston Pops, New Bedford Symphony, Plymouth Philharmonic

Featured  Artist: Boston Pops Orchestra w/ Keith Lockhart, July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, Boston Esplanade 2011; Thomas Dolby- Invisible Lighthouse Tour-2013

Jackie Robinson Foundation 2011- w/ Sheila E, Jeffrey Osborne and George Russell.


Tour/Festival mentions:

Eurojazz Festival, Italy-  George Mraz, James Moody, Marshall Solal

Noosa Jazz Festival, Noosa, Australia-  Headliner

U.S. Tour, starred in self-produced “ A Tribute to Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman”

American Amassador Tour- Shanghai, China

Repeat venues: Birdland, NYC, Dizzy’s Coca Cola NYC, Kitano, NYC, Brisbane Jazz Club, Australia; Sculler’s Jazz Club, Boston,  Catalina Jazz Club, Los Angeles   


Current musical designations:

*Artist Liaison for Boston Women in Media & Entertainment (www.bwme.org)

*WBZ Radio/CBS Radio Music Commentator & Co-host of The Boston Pops July 4th     Fireworks Spectacular


Founder & Former CEO: American Big Band Preservation Society- 501(c)3 est.2009



YOUTUBE searches:

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“Amanda Carr Tribute to Lennie Sogoloff Chianti”

“Amanda Carr Scullers Jazz Club”

“Amanda Carr Til I Come Home Boston Pops”

“Amanda Carr Kenny Hadley Common Thread”

“Amanda Carr & Charlie Farren, Strong: A Boston Anthem”

 

Original Music Label

Releases


CarrToons

1996




Live in San Giorgio

1999



Tender Trap

2004




SOON

2007



Common Thread

2010



   


  

Strong: A Boston Anthem  2014