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Ron Carter Quartet at Northampton Jazz Festival at Academy Of Music Theater

Posted by Ruth Griggs on September 22, 2022


Academy Of Music Theater
Northampton Jazz Festival

274 Main Street
Northampton, MA


Sat, October 1, 2022
7:30 pm

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Ron Carter is among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz. He has recorded over 2,200 albums, and has a Guinness world record to prove it! Over his 60 year career, he has recorded with so many of the jazz greats: Lena Horne, Bill Evans, B.B. King, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Bobby Timmons, Eric Dolphy, Cannonball Adderley and Jaki Byard to name a few. From 1963 to 1968, he was a member of the acclaimed Miles Davis Quintet. After leaving the quintet he embarked on a prolific 50-year freelance career that spanned vastly different music genres and continues to this day. He recorded with Aretha Franklin, appeared on the seminal hip-hop album Low End Theory with a Tribe Called Quest, wrote and recorded pieces for string quartets and Bach chorales for two to eight basses and accompanied Danny Simmons on a spoken word album. ...

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