The Art of Ron Carter

The Art of Ron Carter

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The most recorded bassist in the history of jazz and possibly the most recorded musician in the history of recording industry regardless of the instrument, Ron Carter is a jazz legend of the highest rank. This book is a comprehensive insight to his style on some of his recordings from the 1960's with 130 musical examples and several full-length transcriptions. The book also gives an overview of his career and his thinking about being a bass player. Of all the bass players in the history of jazz, Ron Carter might well be the most significant player of all times. Not only has he played on countless records and been a key player on many of the classic jazz albums since the 1960's, he has influenced generations of musicians. In addition, his respectable career on music education and his magnificent attitude towards music makes him a role model for countless musicians. "Die gelungene Mixtur aus Hintergrundinformationen und erlauterten Transkriptionen macht es zu einem Muss fur alle Bassisten, die sich fur Jazzbass interessieren." (in English: A successful mixture of background information and illustrative transcriptions makes this book a must for all bassists who are interested in playing jazz bass.") - BassQuarterly Magazine"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 8mm | 318g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508615012
  • 9781508615019