Ron Carter
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1937-05-04
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Ron Carter Biography (Wikipedia)

Ronald Levin "Ron" Carter (born May 4, 1937) is an American jazz double bassist. His appearances on 2,221 recording sessions make him the most-recorded jazz bassist in history. Carter is also a cellist who has recorded numerous times on that instrument. Some of his studio albums as a leader include: Blues Farm (1973); All Blues (1973); Spanish Blue (1974); Anything Goes (1975); Yellow & Green (1976); Pastels (1976); Piccolo (1977); Third Plane (1977); Peg Leg (1978); and A Song for You (1978).

He was a member of the Miles Davis Quintet in the early 1960s, which also included Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and drummer Tony Williams. Carter joined Davis's group in 1963, appearing on the album Seven Steps to Heaven and the follow-up E.S.P.. Carter also performed on some of Hancock, Williams and Shorter's recordings during the sixties for Blue Note Records. He was a sideman on many Blue Note recordings of the era, playing with Sam Rivers, Freddie Hubbard, Duke Pearson, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Andrew Hill, Horace Silver and many others. He was elected to the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame in 2012. In 1993, he won a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Group and another Grammy in 1998 for "an instrumental composition for the film" Round Midnight.

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Miles Davis
So What
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So What
Marvin Smitty, Branford Marsalis & Ron Carter
No Backstage Pass
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No Backstage Pass
Joe Benjamin, Mal Waldron, Ron Carter, Booker Ervin, Charlie Persip & Eric Dolphy
We Diddit
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We Diddit
Miles Davis
If I Were A Bell (Live in Tokyo 1964)
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If I Were A Bell (Live in Tokyo 1964)
Bernie Billings, Bob Casey, Muggsy Spanier and His Ragtime Band, Georg Brunis, Rod Cless, Joe Bushkin & Ron Carter
Dippermouth Blues
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Dippermouth Blues

Dippermouth Blues

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Bernie Billings, Bob Casey, Muggsy Spanier and His Ragtime Band, Georg Brunis, Rod Cless, Joe Bushkin & Ron Carter
Ronnell Bright
I'll Never Be The Same (feat. Ron Carter, Coleman Hawkins, Andrew Cyrille & Kenny Burrell)
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I'll Never Be The Same (feat. Ron Carter, Coleman Hawkins, Andrew Cyrille & Kenny Burrell)
Ron Carter
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: I. Allegro
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: I. Allegro
Ron Carter
Vientos del Desierto
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Vientos del Desierto
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