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The Career Of Ron Carter

Apr 2, 2016

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, April 3, will be “The Career of Ron Carter.”  Ron Carter is the most recorded bassist in jazz.  In his 50-year career, he has played with just about everybody.  This show includes Carter’s playing with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Benny Carter, The Great Jazz Trio, Bill Evans, Stan Getz, Eric Dolphy, T.S. Monk, The Kronos Quartet, Tadd Dameron, Tommy Flanagan, Kenny Barron, Geri Allen, Gil Evans, Abby Lincoln, McCoy Tyner, Andrew Hill, Chick Corea, Joe Henderson, Shirley Horn, St. Louis' own Fred Tompkins and Freddie Hubbard. 

The Slide Show contains my photographs of some of the artists heard on this show.

The Archive of this show will be available until the morning of April 11, 2016. 

Here is a version of the Ron Carter Piccolo Quartet playing "All Blues" live in Bern in 1986.  Sir Roland Hanna (p), Lewis Nash (dr) and Leon Maleson (b).