Jason is a guitarist/composer of the highest calibre and originality. Prolific and exceptionally creative, he continually produces captivating and alluring music that showcases not only his classical abilities but also his obvious love for world music. Played with humility, passion and exquisite flair, his music offers audiences a profound and intimate experience, regardless of the size of the venue. Jason’s ability to connect with his audience is unparalleled and offers a moving, thought-provoking and unexpectedly comforting experience.
Within this region Jason has performed concerts for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Crown Prince Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
And, in recent years, he has collaborated with pearl divers/Khaleej musicians in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman as part of his ‘Grain of Sand’ project with film maker Ray Haddad:-
Plus, he played in Abu Dhabi with Sting’s bass guitarist, Dominic Miller, at the latest ‘Volvo Challenge’ World Series sailing event. and at the Sharjah World Music Festival, too.
His collaborations with musicians in other regions include projects with Hossam Ramzy (Egypt), 1998 – 2005; and musical collaborations with Cliff Richard (UK), Nigel Kennedy (UK), Jukka Leppilampi (Finland) Marjan and Mahsa Vahdat (Iran), Huong Thanh (Viet Nam) and Nina Åström (Finland).
His 18th album is set for release in autumn 2015 – “Seeking The Divine,” featuring solo harp-guitar compositions. It can be sampled at:-
On 30th October, just prior to his arrival in Al Ain, Jason Carter will be performing at a concert in Belfast. Coincidentally, that city is where Joan McEldowney comes from.
Now based in Al Ain, and a Singer/Guitarist and composer herself, Joan will be performing the opening set along with Mark Campbell on percussion.
This AAMF 2015 “Guitar Evening” concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free again.
Don’t miss out!