Ron Carter Big Band
October 20 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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)
Catch him on October 18th – 22nd with his all star big band!
Don’t miss the month long celebration of Ron Carter at Birdland!
- October 4-8: Ron Carter Quartet with Renee Rosnes (piano) Jimmy Greene (tenor sax) and Payton Crossley (drums)
- October 11-15: Ron Carter Trio with Donald Vega (piano) Russell Malone (guitar)
- October 18-22: Ron Carter Big Band
- October 25-29: Ron Carter Duo with Bill Charlap