Ron Carter

Born 4 May 1937.

US jazz double-bassist

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Jazz Library - Ron Carter

Bassist Ron Carter joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights of his recording career.

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Ron Carter (born May 4, 1937) is an American jazz double-bassist. His appearances on over 2,500 albums make him one of the most-recorded bassists in jazz history. Carter is also an acclaimed cellist who has recorded numerous times on that instrument. He was elected to the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame in 2012.

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