About Carter Calvert
Often reviewed for her six-star smoldering voice (The New York Times wrote, “Carter Calvert effervesces: her voice echoes chimes in the night…Her smoldering grip on ‘Fever’ is positively dangerous!” Ms. Calvert is best known for originating her role in the Tony®- nominated Broadway musical It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues alongside Grammy® winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter. She is featured on the cast recording and starred in the show’s national tour.
Other tours include the title role in Always Patsy Cline opposite (Emmy Award winner) Sally Struthers, the starring role of Grizabella in the Broadway national touring company of Cats, the European tour of Smokey Joe’s Café and an international tour of Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. Favorite roles include Eva Peron in Evita and Annie in Annie Get Your Gun.
As a recording artist, Carter Calvert and the Roger Cohen Trio debuted at number 13 on the CMJ jazz charts (beating out Paul McCartney!). Her latest CD, It’s A Man’s World, is climbing the charts receiving rave reviews and extensive radio play.