Benny Carter Net Worth

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Bennett Lester "Benny" Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. He was a major figure in jazz from the 1930s to the 1990s, and was recognized as such by other jazz musicians who called him King. In 1958, he performed with Billie Holiday at the Monterey Jazz Festival.The National Endowment for the Arts honored Benny Carter with its highest honor in jazz, the NEA Jazz Masters Award for 1986. He was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987, and both won a Grammy Award for his solo "Prelude to a Kiss" and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994. In 2000 awarded the National Endowment for the Arts, National Medal of Arts, presented by President Bill Clinton.

Date Of BirthAugust 8, 1907, Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
DiedJuly 12, 2003, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
ProfessionComposer, Soundtrack, Music Department
SpouseHilma Ollila Arons (m. 1979–2003)
MoviesBenny Carter
Star SignLeo
1Had one daughter: Joyce Carter.
2Benny Carter passed away on July 12, 2003, a month away from what would have been his 96th birthday on August 8.
3Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 68-70. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.
4He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 9, 1995.
5Benny Carter was one of five recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, and he received the National Medal of Arts in 2000.
6Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988.
7Jazz musician.


The Cosmic Eye1986
Opens Wednesday1980Short
People, People, People1976Short
Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style1976TV Movie
The Manhunter1972TV Movie
Buck and the Preacher1972
Night Gallery1971TV Series 1 episode
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1970TV Series 1 episode
Ironside1967-1970TV Series 3 episodes
The Name of the Game1968-1969TV Series 2 episodes
The Cruise1966Short
Fame Is the Name of the Game1966TV Movie
A Man Called Adam1966
Run for Your Life1965TV Series 1 episode
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963-1965TV Series 3 episodes
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1965TV Series 1 episode
The Hanged Man1964TV Movie
M Squad1958-1960TV Series 56 episodes
Harlem Wednesday1959Short
The Adventures of an *1957Short


SupernaturalTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Kill Your Darlings2013writer: "Harlem On Parade"
When Lights Are Low2010Video short writer: "When Lights Are Low"
The Aviator2004lyrics: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941 / music: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941
Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'2003TV Series music - 3 episodes
Return to Me2000performer: "But Not for Me", "Someone to Watch Over Me"
Life1999/Iwriter: "King Size Papa"
Return to Paradise1998writer: "The Courtship"
The Ren & Stimpy ShowTV Series music - 7 episodes, 1991 - 1994 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Fallen Angels1993TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Dark Obsession1989music: "Catfish Row" - uncredited
Hannah and Her Sisters1986"The Trot"
Sweet Dreams1985writer: "Cowcow Boogie"
Raging Bull1980lyrics: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941 / music: "Cow Cow Boogie" 1941
Joe Albany... a Jazz Life1980Documentary performer: "Just You, Just Me"
A Man Called Adam1966lyrics: "All That Jazz", "Whisper To One" / music: "All That Jazz", "Go Now" uncredited, "Ain't I" uncredited, "Soft Touch" uncredited, "Claudia" uncredited, "Night Walk" uncredited, "Whisper To One"
The Hanged Man1964TV Movie writer: "Only Trust Your Heart"
Too Late Blues1961"Benny Splits While Jimmy Rowles" / music: "Danzon"
The Joker Is Wild1957music: "Cow Cow Boogie" - uncredited
The Snows of Kilimanjaro1952performer: "Blue Mountain" - uncredited
The Frank Sinatra Show1951TV Series writer - 1 episode
Panic in the Streets1950music: "No Good Man" - uncredited
Floor Show1949TV Series writer - 1 episode
Who's Who in Animal Land1944Short lyrics: "Cow-Cow Boogie"
The Gang's All Here1943arranger: "No Love, No Nothin'" - uncredited
Thousands Cheer1943performer: "Honeysuckle Rose" - uncredited
Stormy Weather1943music: "Moppin' and Boppin'" 1935 - uncredited
Reveille with Beverly1943writer: "Cow-Cow Boogie"
Cow-Cow Boogie1943Short writer: "Cow Cow Boogie"
Cow-Cow Boogie1942Short writer: "Cow Cow Boogie"
Saloon Bar1940writer: "Swingin' at Maida Vale" - uncredited
Trouble Brewing1939music: "Swingin' at Maida Vale" - uncredited
I See Ice1938writer: "Swingin' at Maida Vale" - uncredited
The Big Broadcast1932writer: "Hot Toddy"

Music Department

People, People, People1976Short conductor - uncredited
Everybody Rides the Carousel1975musician: alto saxophone
Red Sky at Morning1971music arranger: source music
A Man Called Adam1966conductor
Too Late Blues1961musician: saxophone
The Guns of Navarone1961music arranger: German songs - uncredited
Porgy and Bess1959musician: reeds
Never Steal Anything Small1959music arranger - uncredited
The Desert Rats1953musician: saxophone - uncredited
What Price Glory1952musician: saxophone - uncredited
Fixed Bayonets!1951musician: saxophone - uncredited
An American in Paris1951orchestrator - uncredited
Panic in the Streets1950orchestrator - uncredited
Here Come the Waves1944orchestrator - uncredited
Wintertime1943orchestrator - uncredited
Stormy Weather1943musical director - uncredited


A Man Called Adam1966Benny Carter (uncredited)
Playhouse 901957TV SeriesBen Carter
The View from Pompey's Head1955uncredited
Night Without Sleep1952Benny (uncredited)
The Snows of Kilimanjaro1952Alto Sax Soloist (uncredited)
Thousands Cheer1943Benny Carter and His Band (as Benny Carter and His Band)
Stormy Weather1943Trumpeter (uncredited)


Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton2001DocumentaryHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1996TV Special documentaryHimself - Honoree
Visiting... with Huell Howser1995TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Benny Carter: Symphony in Riffs1989DocumentaryHimself
In Performance at the White House: The House I Live in 11989TV MovieHimself
Música Para Sempre1980DocumentaryHimself
President Kennedy's Birthday Salute1962TV MovieHimself
King Cole Trio & Benny Carter Orchestra1950ShortHimself - Orchestra Leader
Jivin' in Be-Bop1946DocumentaryHimself

Won Awards

1995Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingAwarded on February 9, 1995 at 7080 Hollywood Blvd.

Known for movies

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