An Elegant Night of Sax & Strings Featuring Saxophonist Phillip 'Doc' Martin and Guitarist Earl Carter

Earl Carter

Earl Carter is a Washington, DC based Guitarist, Bassist, and Saxophonist, whose multi-faceted talent, professionalism, and star-quality has officially sent him into the stratosphere of being “world-renowned”.

In the late 80’s and early 90’s, Earl secured his spot as a member of the platinum selling Go-Go band, EU; where he recorded music on the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s movie, Do The Right Thing, and so much more. As a result of those experiences, he began getting more into studio production work; producing music for artists to record, as well as co-producing dialogue recordings for such names as Les Brown, Willie Jolley, George Fraser (Author), and famous athletes Jawan Howard, and Nikki McCray.

Over the years, Earl has performed with many artists, local, national, and international. As a freelance musician, he has worked with Marcus Johnson, Alyson Williams, Bobby Lyle, Freddie Jackson, Angela Bofill, Regina Belle, Sy Smith, Bob Baldwin, Tony Terry, and a long list of others. He performs regularly at the legendary jazz club, Blues Alley and has performed for The National Smooth Jazz Awards (’02), The Bermuda Jazz Festival (’02 & ’03), The Ghana Jazz Festival (’03), and several other televised concerts and programs.

Phillip "Doc" Martin

Balancing the rigors of life as a board certified Dentist with the grind of life as an independent artist is no small feat. That’s why when Phillip “Doc” Martin pulls it off with such ease and skill it’s awe inspiring. For him, it’s just another “Good Day At Work”, which is why his latest CD is so appropriately titled. The release of his fourth studio album proves that Phillip “Doc” Martin is no flash in the pan. Boasting a strong resume of chart successes from his previous CDs; “Doc Martin” is a rising star who’s powerful, heartfelt melodies are wooing live audiences on stages in the US and internationally. And if Martin has his way, music fans all of world over will soon find themselves enjoying a “good day at work” thanks to the intoxicating sounds of his alto saxophone!

“Doc” Martin has performed in festivals and venues across the U.S. and Caribbean including the St. Lucia Jazz Festival, Catalina Jazz Festival, Bahamas Jazz Festival, Washington, Blues Alley, Philadelphia’s Dell East, Los Angeles’ Spaghettini’s, The Carolina Music Festival and the Trenton Jazz Festival.



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An Elegant Night of Sax & Strings Featuring Saxophonist Phillip 'Doc' Martin and Guitarist Earl Carter

Saturday, August 31 · 8:00 PM at Rams Head On Stage