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Ron Carter

b, *1937 US, Ferndale, Michigan
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Ronald Levin Carter

Ron Carter (born Ronald Levin Carter, May 4, 1937) is an American jazz double bassist. His appearances on over 2,000 albums make him one of the most-recorded bassists in jazz history. Carter is also a cellist who has recorded numerous times on that instrument. Some of his studio albums as a leader include: Blues Farm (1973); All Blues (1973); Spanish Blue (1974); Anything Goes (1975); Yellow & Green (1976); Pastels (1976); Piccolo (1977); Third Plane (1977); Peg Leg (1978); and A Song for You (1978).

  • Bass
  • Piccolo
  • Double bass
  • Jazz
  • Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Light Blue on All Blues by Ron Carter
Bye Bye Blackbird on ディア・マイルス by Ron Carter
Tango pour Claude on An Evening With by Ron Carter & Richard Galliano
All Blues on All Blues by Ron Carter
Aria/Libertango on An Evening With by Ron Carter & Richard Galliano
Little Waltz on My Personal Songbook by Ron Carter & WDR Big Band
Einbahnstrasse on An Evening With by Ron Carter & Richard Galliano
Autumn Leaves - Live on Alone Together by Jim Hall & Ron Carter
Seven Steps To Heaven on ディア・マイルス by Ron Carter
Ah, Rio on My Personal Songbook by Ron Carter & WDR Big Band

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
An Evening With Ron Carter, Richard Galliano (Live At The Theaterstübchen, Kassel)Ron Carter, Richard Galliano2017Album
ChemistryHouston Person & Ron Carter2016Album
Toots - Heart & SoulToots Thielemans Featuring Herbie Hancock, Dick Hyman, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ron Carter Plus Tony Mottola2014Compil.
We're BackGerry Gibbs, Ron Carter, Kenny Barron - Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio With Guests: Warren Wolf, Larry Goldings, Steve Wilson2014Album
My Personal SongbookRon Carter And WDR Big Band Köln2014Album
In Memory Of JimRon Carter2014Album
Thrasher Dream TrioKenny Barron, Gerry Gibbs, Ron Carter2013Album
Just Between FriendsHouston Person With Ron Carter2008Album
The Next LevelIgnaz Dinné, Ron Carter2008Album
Jazz & BossaRon Carter2008Album
Dear Miles,Ron Carter2007Album
Pick 'Em / Super StringsRon Carter2006Compil.
Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul MotianBill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian2006Album
Live In Japan 2003 Vol. 2The Art Of Three / Billy Cobham Feat. Ron Carter, Kenny Barron2004Album
Guitar & BassRon Carter2004Compil.
Songs For YouRon Carter2003Compil.
Live At Sweet BasilRon Carter2003Album
The Golden StrikerRon Carter2003Album
Apres Un ReveRoland Hanna with Ron Carter, Grady Tate2003Album
Live In Japan 2003The Art Of Three / Billy Cobham Feat. Kenny Barron, Ron Carter2003Album
4 Generations Of MilesGeorge Coleman, Mike Stern, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb2002Album
Plays BachThe Classical Jazz Quartet, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Stefon Harris, Lewis Nash2002Album
Telepathy. Live At Village West / TelephoneRon Carter . Jim Hall2001Album
The Art Of ThreeBilly Cobham featuring Ron Carter / Kenny Barron2001Album
StardustRon Carter2001Album
When Skies Are Grey...Ron Carter2000Album
We'll Soon Find OutJoey Baron, Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell1999Album
Black DaffodilsMikio Masuda with Ron Carter & Lewis Nash1997Album
Down HomeJoey Baron, Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell1997Album
Brandenburg ConcertoRon Carter1996Album
Brandenburg ConcertoRon Carter1996Album
St. ThomasCedar Walton • Ron Carter • Billy Higgins, Sweet Basil Trio1996Album
Mr. Bow-TieRon Carter1995Album
Jazz, My RomanceRon Carter1994Album
Twenty OneGeri Allen Trio With Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1994Album
PatrãoRon Carter1993Album
FriendsRon Carter1993Album
So Easy To RememberStéphane Grappelli, Grady Tate, Ron Carter, Bucky Pizzarelli, Kenny Burrell1993Album
Hurricane!Herbie Hancock Trio : Herbie Hancock With Ron Carter & Billy Cobham1992Album
Ron Carter Meets BachRon Carter1992Album
Loose BluesBill Evans, Zoot Sims, Jim Hall, Ron Carter, "Philly" Joe Jones1992Album
New York ReunionMcCoy Tyner Quartet, Joe Henderson, Ron Carter, Al Foster1991Album
PanamanhattanRon Carter and Richard Galliano1991Album
Let's Call ThisSteve Khan, Ron Carter, Al Foster1991Album
Something In CommonHouston Person, Ron Carter1990Album
DuetsHelen Merrill + Ron Carter1989Album
Birdology - Live At The TBB Jazzz FestivalRon Carter1989Album
Standard Bearers - The Milestone CollectionRon Carter1988Compil.
In A Jazz TraditionRon Carter Presents Eric Gale1988Album
Standard Bearers - The Milestone CollectionRon Carter1988Compil.
All AloneRon Carter1988Album
Standard Bearers - The Milestone CollectionRon Carter1988Compil.
Paris, FranceMiles Davis, Anthony Williams, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock1988Album
I'm Walkin'Ron Carter & Harumi Kaneko1988Album
Plays BachRon Carter1987Album
Very WellRon Carter1987Album
Ron Carter Presents Dado MoroniRon Carter Presents Dado Moroni1987Album
Ron Carter Live / Double BassRon Carter1986Album
Ron CarterRon Carter1986Compil.
The Puzzle = パズルRon Carter1986Album
This Bud's For You...Bud Shank And The Rhythm Section Of Ron Carter, Kenny Barron, Al Foster1985Album
The All American TrioCedar Walton, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette1984Album
VoyageMichel Sardaby Featuring Ron Carter1984Album
Blues In The ClosetThe Master Trio Featuring Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1984Album
The Master TrioThe Master Trio Featuring Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1983Album
CarnavalRon Carter, Hank Jones, Sadao Watanabe, Anthony Williams1983Album
EtudesRon Carter1983Album
Ron CarterRon Carter1982Compil.
Super StringsRon Carter1981Album
PatrãoRon Carter1981Album
Herbie Hancock Trio With Ron Carter + Tony WilliamsHerbie Hancock Trio With Ron Carter + Anthony Williams1981Album
Le Choix Des Armes (Bande Original Du Film)Philippe Sarde / Ron Carter / Buster Williams1981Album
Empire JazzRon Carter1980Album
New York SlickRon Carter1980Album
Pick 'EmRon Carter1980Album
Mirror, MirrorJoe Henderson • Chick Corea • Ron Carter • Billy Higgins1980Album
ParadeRon Carter1979Album
Milestone Jazzstars In ConcertRon Carter / Sonny Rollins / McCoy Tyner1979Album
1 + 3Ron Carter1979Album
A Song For YouRon Carter1978Album
Peg LegRon Carter1978Album
N. O. BluesRon Carter1978Single
CrossingsRed Garland / Ron Carter / "Philly" Joe Jones1978Album
Third PlaneRon Carter1977Album
Yellow & GreenRon Carter1976Album
PastelsRon Carter1976Album
Anything GoesRon Carter1976Single
Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow)Ron Carter1976Single
MagicEric Dolphy / Ron Carter1975Compil.
MagicEric Dolphy / Ron Carter1975Compil.
Spanish BlueRon Carter1975Album
Anything GoesRon Carter1975Album
Recorded Live At Jimmy'sMichel Legrand Featuring Phil Woods With Ron Carter, Grady Tate And George Davis1975Album
Anything GoesRon Carter1975Single
117 Special (Part I)Ron Carter1974Single
All BluesRon Carter1974Album
Blues FarmRon Carter1973Album
Uptown ConversationRon Carter1970Album
Empyrean IslesHerbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Anthony Williams1964Album
All MembersDon Sleet With Jimmy Heath / Wynton Kelly / Jimmy Cobb / Ron Carter1961Album
Where?Ron Carter With Eric Dolphy, Mal Waldron1961Album
UntitledEric Dolphy, Ron Carter1960Album
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