Jazz Concerts and Shows

Ron Carter
Tue, Oct 10 ~ Sat, Oct 21

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Three weeks at Birdland, NYC
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Ron Carter is among the most original, prolific and influential bassists in jazz with more than 2,000 albums to his credit. Beginning his career in the 1960s with Jaki Byard and Eric Dolphy, Cannonball Adderley, and a five year stint with the Miles Davis’ Quintet, Ron also performed and recorded with notables including Bill Evans, B.B. King, and Dexter Gordon. Ron Carter’s various ensembles, big band to trio, feature a who’s who of the finest players on the NYC scene with, “an absolute commitment to musical sublimity [that] exudes refined elegance and sonic power.” (amazon.com)

Week 1, October 3-7 @ 8:30 & 11pm: Ron Carter’s Great Big Band

Ron Carter (Leader/Bass)
Jon Owens, John Chudoba, Freddie Hendrix, Alex Norris (trumpets)
Jason Jackson, Steve Davis, James Burton, Douglas Purviance (trombones)
Antonio Hart, David DeJesus (alto sax/soprano/flute)
Bobby LaVell, Ivan Renta (tenor sax/clarinet/flute)
Jay Brandford (baritone sax)
Donald Vega (piano) Greg Skaff (guitar) Payton Crossley (drums)

Week 2, October 10-14 @ 8:30 & 11pm: Ron Carter Quartet

Ron Carter Quartet with Jimmy Greene (tenor sax) Renee Rosnes (piano) Payton Crossley (drums)

Week 3, October 17-21 @ 8:30 & 11pm: Ron Carter’s Golden Striker Trio

Ron Carter Golden Strike Trio with Russell Malone (guitar) Donald Vega (piano)