Jazz legend talks current projects, Miles Davis, powerful insights for learning bass
Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
July 17, 2023
Ron Carter is without a doubt one of the great jazz bassists of all time. He’s certainly prolific, having appeared on more than 2,200 albums, a distinction that got him a Guinness world record for being the most recorded jazz bass players of all time. He’s won multiple Grammy awards as well. Carter is well known for his work with the Miles Davis quintet in the 1960s. His work also encompasses a variety of artists and genres, including collaborations with Roberta Flack, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Bette Midler, Aretha Franklin, and A Tribe Called Quest. He’s recorded numerous albums with his various groups, including the Golden Striker Carter Trio, the Foursight Quartet, the Ron Carter Nonet, and Ron Carter’s Great Big Band. His work also includes numerous books, including his autobiography, Finding the Right Notes.
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See Jon’s blog, with key takeaways from this interview here.