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The Most Recorded Jazz Bassist

Discography Highlights

As A Leader

2015: My Personal Songbook (In+Out Records)
2013: San Sebastian – Golden Striker Trio (In+Out Records)
2011: Ron Carter’s Great Big Band (Sunnyside Records)
2008: Jazz and Bossa
2007: Dear Miles featuring his quartet Stephen Scott, piano, Payton Crossley, drums and Roger Squitero, percussion
2006: Live at The Village Vanguard
2003: Ron Carter Plays Bach (Blue Note)
2003: Eight Plus
2003: The Golden Striker (Blue Note)
2002: Stardust (Blue Note)
2001: When Skies Are Grey (Blue Note)
1999: Orfeu (Blue Note)

1998: So What (Blue Note) trio
1997: The Bass and I
1995: Brandenburg Concerto (Blue Note)
1995: Mr. Bow Tie (Blue Note)
1994: Jazz, My Romance (Blue Note)
1992: Friends (Blue Note)
1991: Meets Bach (Blue Note)
1990: Carnaval
1981: Super Strings (Milestone)
1980: Pick ‘Em (Milestone)
1980: Empire Jazz
1980: Patrao
1980: New York Slick (Milestone)
1979: Parade

1978: Standard Bearers
1978: Peg Leg (Milestone)
1978: A Song For You
1978: 1+3 (JVC) trio live
1977: Third Plane (Milestone)
1977: Piccolo (Milestone)
1976: Pastels (Milestone)
1976: Yellow & Green (CTI)
1975: Anything Goes (Kudu)
1974: Spanish Blue (CTI)
1973: All Blues (CTI)
1973: Blues Farm (CTI)
1969: Uptown Conversation (Embryo Records)
1961: Where? (Prestige Records)

Highlights of Recordings As Sideman

With Antonio Carlos Jobim

Wave (A&M, 1967) Stone Flower (CTI, 1970)

With Chet Baker

You Can’t Go Home Again (Horizon, 1977)

With Pepper Adams

Encounter! (Prestige, 1968)

With Toshiko Akiyoshi

Toshiko at Top of the Gate (1968)

With Gene Ammons

The Black Cat! (Prestige, 1970) My Way (Prestige, 1971) Got My Own (Prestige, 1972) Big Bad Jug (Prestige, 1972)

With Gato Barbieri

Chapter Three: Viva Emiliano Zapata (Impulse!, 1974) Chapter Four: Alive in New York (Impulse!, 1975)

With George Benson

Giblet Gravy (1968)

With Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer and Friends (1962)

With Kenny Burrell

A Generation Ago Today (Verve, 1967) Blues – The Common Ground (Verve, 1968) Night Song (Verve, 1969) God Bless the Child (CTI, 1971)

With Henry Butler

The Village (Impulse!, 1987)

With Jaki Byard

Here’s Jaki (New Jazz, 1961) Hi-Fly (New Jazz, 1962) Out Front! (Prestige, 1964) Jaki Byard with Strings! (Prestige, 1968)

With Donald Byrd

Electric Byrd (Blue Note, 1970) Kofi (Blue Note, 1969–70)

With Wayne Shorter

Speak No Evil (Blue Note, 1964) The All Seeing Eye (Blue Note, 1965)

With Horace Silver

Silver ‘n Brass (Blue Note, 1975) Silver ‘n Wood (Blue Note, 1976) Silver ‘n Voices (Blue Note, 1976) Silver ‘n Percussion (Blue Note, 1977) Silver ‘n Strings Play the Music of the Spheres (Blue Note, 1978) The Hardbop Grandpop (1996) A Prescription for the Blues (1997)

With Billy Cobham

Spectrum (1973)

With Alice Coltrane

Ptah, The El Daoud (Impulse!, 1970)

With Harry Connick, Jr.

Harry Connick Jr. (1987)

With Chick Corea

Inner Space (Atlantic, 1973)

With Tadd Dameron

The Magic Touch (Riverside 1962)

With Miles Davis

Quiet Nights (Columbia, 1962)
Four & More
My Funny Valentine
“Live in Milan 1964”
Live at the Plugged Nickel
Miles Smiles
Miles in the Sky
Seven Steps to Heaven
Filles de Kilimanjaro
Water Babies

With Eli Degibri

Israeli Song (2010)

With Paul Desmond

Summertime (A&M/CTI, 1968)
From the Hot Afternoon (A&M/CTI, 1969)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (A&M/CTI, 1970)
Skylark (CTI, 1973)
Pure Desmond (CTI, 1975)

With Eric Dolphy

Out There (Prestige, 1960)
Far Cry (Prestige, 1960)

With Lou Donaldson

Lush Life (1967)
Sophisticated Lou (1973)

With Charles Earland

Kharma (Prestige, 1974)

With Don Ellis

How Time Passes (Candid, 1960)
New Ideas (New Jazz, 1961)

With Marlena Shaw

From the Depths of My Soul (1973)

With Woody Shaw

In the Beginning (Muse 1965 [1983])
Blackstone Legacy (Contemporary, 1970)

With Joe Henderson

Power to the People (Milestone)
The State of the Tenor, Vols. 1 & 2 (Blue Note)

With Andrew Hill

Grass Roots (Blue Note, 1968)
Lift Every Voice (Blue Note, 1969)
Passing Ships (Blue Note, 1969)

With Freddie Hubbard

Red Clay (CTI, 1970)
Straight Life (CTI, 1970)
First Light (CTI, 1971)

With Bobby Hutcherson

Components (Blue Note, 1965)

With Jackie and Roy

Time & Love (CTI, 1972)

With Milt Jackson

Big Bags (Riverside, 1962)
Invitation (Riverside, 1962)
Milt Jackson at the Museum of Modern Art (Limelight, 1965)
Milt Jackson and the Hip String Quartet (Verve, 1968)
Sunflower (CTI, 1972)
Goodbye (CTI, 1973)
Olinga (CTI, 1974)

With Ivan “Boogaloo Joe” Jones

Introducing the Psychedelic Soul Jazz Guitar of Joe Jones (Prestige, 1967)
Black Whip (Prestige, 1973)

With Quincy Jones

Gula Matari (CTI, 1970)
With Sam Jones
Down Home (Riverside, 1962)
With Steve Kuhn and Gary McFarland
The October Suite (Impulse!, 1966)
With Yusef Lateef
The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef (Riverside, 1960)

With Hubert Laws

Laws’ Cause (Atlantic, 1968)
Crying Song (CTI, 1969)
Afro-Classic (CTI, 1970)
The Rite of Spring (CTI, 1971)
Wild Flower (Atlantic, 1972)
Morning Star (CTI, 1972)
Carnegie Hall (CTI, 1973)
In the Beginning (CTI, 1974)
The Chicago Theme (CTI, 1974)

With Don Sebesky

Giant Box (CTI, 1973)
The Rape of El Morro (CTI, 1975)

With the New York Jazz Quartet

In Concert in Japan (1975)

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