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Violinist Regina Carter peforming. Carter is one of the recipients of the 2018 Doris Duke Artist Awards, along with Dee Dee Bridgewater and Stefon Harris, among others. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Regina Carter On Piano Jazz

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Regina Carter (right) with Yacouba Sissoko. Ayano His/Newport Jazz Festival hide caption

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Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet

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Regina Carter performs at the Fort Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Regina Carter's Reverse Thread: Newport Jazz 2011

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"The beauty was in the rawness," Regina Carter says of the field recordings that inspired her new album, Southern Comfort. David Katzenstein/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Regina Carter's Jazz Genealogy

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Regina Carter in Concert on JazzSet 2007

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Jazz Violinist Regina Carter: 'I'll Be Seeing You'

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Regina Carter's Encounter with a 'Cannon'

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Paganini's Cannon

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Django Reinhardt lost two fingers in an accident, but developed a unique style around his disability. William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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Jonsi performs on stage during Day 3 of the Splendour in the Grass music festival at Woodfordia on August 1, 2010, in Woodford, Australia. Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images hide caption

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Regina Carter says she's drawn to the dark, lower-pitched registers of the violin. Rahav Segev hide caption

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Regina Carter: Translating African Folk To The Jazz Violin

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