Tag Archives: Ron Carter

DIMENSIONS AND EXTENSIONS: Sam Rivers, 1923-2011

We were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of the great Sam Rivers. That last name is as right as rain — his talents were so varied, multifarious, they were like streams that fed into the greater ocean of jazz. Best… Continue reading

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Where the Nuts Come From

VELORIO (MOURNING) GUIZOS (BELLS) Hermeto Pascoal Hermeto Buddha/Cobblestone : 1972 HP, arranger, keyboards, flute; Ernie Royal, Gene Young, Joe Newman, Melvin Davis, Thad Jones, trumpets; Garnet Brown, Jack Jeffers, Richard Hixson, Wayne Andre, trombones; Don Butterfield, tuba; Ron Carter, bass; Airto… Continue reading

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Hot Fun in the Summertime
(Open Fire Hydrants in Tangiers Edition)

IN MEMORY OF TANJAH JAMAICA EAST Randy Weston Tanjah Polydor : 1973 RW, piano, Fender Rhodes organ; Ernie Royal, trumpet, flugelhorn; Ray Copeland, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jon Faddis, trumpet, flugelhorn; Al Grey, trombone; Jack Jeffers, trombone; Julius Watkins, french horn; Norris Turney,… Continue reading

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