Ron Carter Quartet featuring Renee Rosnes, Payton Crossley & Rolando Morales-Matos at Yoshi's Oakland

Where

Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA
510-238-9200

When

Thu, October 25, 2012
8pm & 10pm

Tickets

$25

Musicians

About

Ron Carter is among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz. With more than 2,000 albums to his credit, he has recorded with many of music's greats: Tommy Flanagan, Gil Evans, Lena Horne, Bill Evans, B.B. King, the Kronos Quartet, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, and Bobby Timmons. In the early 1960s he performed throughout the United States in concert halls and nightclubs with Jaki Byard and Eric Dolphy. He later toured Europe with Cannonball Adderley. From 1963 to 1968, he was a member of the classic and acclaimed Miles Davis Quintet. He was named Outstanding Bassist of the Decade by the Detroit News, Jazz Bassist of the Year by Downbeat magazine, and Most Valuable Player by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

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