Monday, May 7, 2018

Jazz Legend Ron Carter Performs at Regattabar in Harvard Square on May 11-12


The Ron Carter Trio, led by one of jazz's most influential bass players, is performing four concerts at the Regattabar in the Charles Hotel, Harvard Square, on May 11-12, 2018.

The group performs at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 617 395-7757. 

Considered among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz history, Carter has more than 2,200 albums to his credit, according to his biography. He has recorded with greats including: Tommy Flanagan, Gil Evans, Lena Horne, Bill Evans, B.B. King, the Kronos Quartet, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, and Bobby Timmons, Jaki Byard, Eric Dolphy and Cannonball Adderley.

From 1963 to 1968, Ron 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 MVP by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He earned two Grammy awards, one in 1993 for Best Jazz Instrumental Group, and another in 1998 for “Call Sheet Blues” from the film “Round Midnight.”

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