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Open Studio: Ron Carter Interview

Open Studio: Ron Carter Interview

Open Studio debuted their conversation with the legendary Ron Carter for their podcast earlier this month. And it is fantastic. The bass legend shares stories on his work with many artists, his transcription book, music education, and more.

Gilad Ephrat: Sunshower (Ron Carter Tribute)

Gilad Ephrat: Sunshower (Ron Carter Tribute)

Gilad Ephrat sent this video to us, in honor of Ron Carter’s 84th birthday on May 4th. Here’s Gilad’s take on the tune, “Sunshower” from Carter’s 1977 album, “Piccolo”.

Ron Carter Trio: Samba de Orpheus

Ron Carter Trio: Samba de Orpheus

Ron Carter is a genius. This video is just more proof. Taken from a trio performance at France’s Jazz Soul Le Pommiers Festival in 2011, the clip only features Carter and guitarist Bobby Broom on the Luiz Bonfá tune “Samba de Orpheus,” while pianist Mulgrew Miller looks on. The entire song is a bass feature as Carter plays the melody,...

Ron Carter Trio: Autumn Leaves

Ron Carter Trio: Autumn Leaves

Ron Carter’s birthday is today, and we’re celebrating with this video of his trio performing the classic jazz standard “Autumn Leaves.” The video was filmed during Jazzwoche Burghausen in 2006, with Russell Malone on guitar and Jacky Terrasson on piano. Carter lays some masterful walking lines behind both of his bandmates before taking a walking solo at the 6:47 mark....

Ron Carter and Russell Malone: “Samba De Orfeu”, Live

Ron Carter and Russell Malone: “Samba De Orfeu”, Live

Jonah Jonathan shared this video with us, with the great Ron Carter performing “Samba De Orfeu” live with Russell Malone at Club Soda at Montreal International Jazz Festival. Nice. Have a video to share? Send it to [email protected]

Ron Carter Trio: The Golden Striker

Ron Carter Trio: The Golden Striker

Today is bass legend Ron Carter’s birthday, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t celebrate with some of his incredible playing. Here’s the bassist’s Golden Striker Trio, featuring pianist Mulgrew Miller and guitarist Russel Malone playing their namesake tune, originally performed by the Modern Jazz Quartet. Happy Birthday Ron Carter!

Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham: “Walkin'”, Live (1983)

Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham: “Walkin'”, Live (1983)

Holy smokes, this is the definition of greatness. In 1983, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham took the stage at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland to perform as part of town’s annual summer jazz festival. Here, the three legends are performing “Walkin'”, written by Richard Carpenter for Miles Davis. This clip comes from the World of Rhythm...

Ron Carter: Willow Weep for Me

Ron Carter: Willow Weep for Me

This is a video from a 1984 performance by bassist Ron Carter playing “Willow Weep for Me.” Carter is one of the most-recorded bassists in jazz history, heard on more than 2,500 albums. Carter is probably best known for his jazz work, playing in the Miles Davis quintet with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Tony Williams in the early 1960s...

Berklee Bass Department: 2019 Holiday Jam

Berklee Bass Department: 2019 Holiday Jam

This is a tradition we love! This year, it almost didn’t happen, but Steve Bailey came through with a video for us to share, with Ron Carter, Justin Chancellor, Leland Sklar, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Janek Gwizdala, and Freddie Washington.

Berklee Bass Department: Silent Night… In Tunisia

Berklee Bass Department: Silent Night… In Tunisia

For years, Steve Bailey has sent a holiday video for us to share with you. In celebration of the holidays, here’s the latest - featuring Steve, John Patitucci, Joe Dart, Whit Browne, Victor Wooten, and Mike Pope - with a note from Steve.

Victor Bailey: Countdown

Victor Bailey: Countdown

Victor Bailey is about to get you to kick your practicing into high gear with this video. It’s a playalong of his take on John Coltrane’s “Countdown” as heard on . “When I went to Berklee 35 years ago, I transcribed a bunch of Coltrane solos including this one,” Bailey shared. “I’m playing Coltrane’s solo. This is just my playalong...

Michel Petricciani: September Second, with Anthony Jackson

Michel Petrucciani unfortunately only lived to be 36, but composed a lot of great music before he passed. Petrucciani played with many great bass players including Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, NHØP, Eddie Gomez, Dave Holland, Charlie Haden, Anthony Jackson, Marcus Miller and many others. Here’s his tune “September Second” with Anthony Jackson on the bass and Steve Gadd on the...