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The Music of Ron Carter

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Jean Batiste Live at Electric Lady Album

Coming to Your Spotify Channel Soon!

 Coming to your Spotify Channel soon, I had the honor of playing on Jon Batiste's latest EP in the series Live at Electric Lady. It features re-imagined songs from the WE ARE album. Along with yours truly on bass, there's both Gary Bartz and Kenny Garrett on saxes, a...

The Ron Carter Trio’s first live gig back on the bandstand!

Sunday, July 25 at 7:00 PM The Ron Carter Trio's first live gig back on the bandstand! Free admission. Outdoor concert at the The Buffalo Museum of Science lawn. Bring your own lawn chair! Masks preferred for unvaccinated guests.
Ron Carter Q&A: June, 2019

Ron Carter’s Next Facebook Live Session

Ron Carter's Facebook Live Session Facebook Live Q&A.  Join Ron Carter on Saturday, July 17, at 2:00 PM ET.  Have your questions ready to type into the comments section!  He’ll answer as many questions as he can.  (PSST:  No promises, but sometimes he has time for...
Chartography - Reinvented Transcriptions

Chartography – Reinvented Transcriptions

Ron Carter, the icon of how to write jazz bass lines, has now re-invented the way transcriptions are written.  The method is called "Chartography" and musicians will be in awe of how much they can learn when studying this completely new innovation.This is the first...
Ron Carter Receives the SATCHMO™ Award

Ron Carter Receives the SATCHMO™ Award

LOUIS ARMSTRONG INTERNATIONAL CONTINUUM Symposium | Friday, April 9, 2021“SATCHMO” Award 2021 recipient Sir Ron CarterInterviewed by David Chevan during a the virtual ceremony of the 2021 Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation.
The Golden Striker Trio - Limited Audiophile Signed Edition

The Golden Striker Trio – Limited Audiophile Signed Edition

Only 2000 of these albums were signed by Ron Carter and individually numbered, so get this collector's edition while you can and add it to your Ron Carter Library!AUDIOPHILE EDITION - 180 GRAM VINYL - DOUBLE ALBUM The Golden Striker Trio Live at The Theaterstubche in...

I think that the bassist is the quarterback in any group,

and he must find a sound that he is willing to be responsible for.

In My Own Words

My responsibility as a bassist and band leader is using every opportunity to create spectacular music.

Join Me At My Next Show

Mr. Carter’s upcoming appearances around the globe, whether as sideman or as leader of his own band(s).

Ron Carter Quartet

Date City Venue
08/04/21 - 08/08/21 New York, NY Blue Note New York City
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $55.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 131 W. 3rd St New York, NY 10012. Venue phone: (212) 475-8592. Doors 6PM // Show 8PM Doors 9:30PM // Show 10:30PM Seating is First Come, First Served Full Bar & Full Dinner Menu Available No refunds or exchanges. Buy Tickets More information
08/19/21 - 08/22/21 Baltimore, MD Keystone Korner Baltimore
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $45. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 410·946·6726. Address: 1350 Lancaster Street. Venue phone: 410·946·6726. The legendary bassist and bandleader Ron Carter swings into Keystone Korner Baltimore this summer w/ Renee Rosnes, Jimmy Greene & Payton Crossley for 4 nights of wonderful music from Thursday-Sunday, August 19-22. Buy Tickets

Listen To My Music

The best place to start is by listening to … the masters, like Ron Carter and Ray Brown; they wrote the book on walking.
– John Patitucci (Bass Player Magazine, July 2015)

Remember Love


My Personal Songbook




Golden Striker


Great Big Band


San Sebastian




JoAnne Jimenez




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