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Ron Carter in the Press

The Most Recorded Jazz Bassist

Ron Carter talks behind-the-scenes

Peter Martin and Adam Maness on their You’ll Hear it Podcast do a deep, deep dive into back stage with Miles Davis, electric vs. upright, his new bass line transcriptions book.


Ron Carter: “Miles Davis was great. He never told me what not to play. We’d never talk about changes or tempo”


Chronology: Ron Carter Leaves “Stadium Jazz” Behind

Three early-’80s gems on which the great bassist went back to basics

Notable Quotes

“…an acknowledged master…”
– The Wall Street Journal

“Carter is the standard-bearer on his instrument…”
– Jazziz

“[Carter] has proven through many years of performing and recording why he is a true legend.”
– Bass Frontiers

“… one of jazz’s most venerable bassists.”
– Jazz Times

“Ron Carter has become the Mercedes-Benz of bass players.”
– Stereo Review

“… one of the most soulful upright players around.”
– The San Francisco Bay Guardian

“[Carter] is arguably the greatest bass player jazz has ever known.”
– Philadelphia Inquirer

Below, please find links to download hi-res press photos of Ron Carter. The photos are available in a variety of configurations and offered in jpg format.

The Music of Sir Ron Carter



JoAnne Jimenez

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