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Celebrate Ron Carter’s 85th Birthday at Carnegie Hall
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Celebrate Ron Carter’s 85th Birthday at Carnegie Hall

Jazz legend Ron Carter will be turning 85 on May 4th, 2022, but he’ll be celebrating with the public six days later. The master bassist will be performing with three of his bands at Carnegie Hall.

Nicholas Payton Fulfills Dream With “Smoke Sessions”
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Nicholas Payton Fulfills Dream With “Smoke Sessions”

Like many musicians, multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Payton dreamed of recording with one of his heroes: Ron Carter. That dream came true and now we can all enjoy the reverie on the new album, “Smoke Sessions”.

Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, and Billy Cobham: Eye Of The Hurricane
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Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, and Billy Cobham: Eye Of The Hurricane

Filmed at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland in 1983, here’s Ron Carter with Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham burning the stage down with their performance of “Eye Of The Hurricane”.

Open Studio: Ron Carter Interview
Bass Videos

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.

Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci To Host Billy Cobham Webinar
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Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci To Host Billy Cobham Webinar

The Berklee Bass Department’s weekly webinar will return this Thursday, April 22nd with a special roundtable featuring drum legend Billy Cobham and his bassists.

Ron Carter Publishes “Chartography – Reinvented Transcriptions”
Sheet Music & Instruction

Ron Carter Publishes “Chartography – Reinvented Transcriptions”

Jazz master Ron Carter has just released a new book called “Chartography – Reinvented Transcriptions”. Described as a completely new innovation, the book includes five of his performances of “Autumn Leaves” with the Miles Davis Quartet.

Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar
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Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar

Paul Jackson’s passing on March 18th sent shockwaves through the music community. Now a staggering list of his musical compatriots will be remembering him in a live webinar hosted by the Berklee Bass Department.

Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten Host Chick Corea Tribute Webinar
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Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten Host Chick Corea Tribute Webinar

The world lost one of its best musicians this month when Chick Corea passed away from cancer at 79 years old. Now, the Berklee Bass Department is paying tribute to him with a webinar called “Chick Corea: Rhythm, Life, and Melody”.

Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci Host Webinar with Miles Davis Bassists
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Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci Host Webinar with Miles Davis Bassists

Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci will be offering a free webinar with fellow bass masters. This week’s discussion will feature bassists who worked with Miles Davis, including Dave Holland, Ron Carter, Marcus Miller, and Darryl Jones.

Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci to Host Free “Giants of Bass” Webinar
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Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci to Host Free “Giants of Bass” Webinar

They’re doing it again! Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci are hosting a webinar on Thursday. This time they’ll be chatting with five giants of the bass: Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, Steve Swallow, Anthony Jackson, and Christian McBride.

Ron Carter Adds 2 New Books to Library
Sheet Music & Instruction

Ron Carter Adds 2 New Books to Library

Jazz master Ron Carter has added two new books to the library on his web store: “9 Ron Carter Bass Line Transcriptions” and “From the Bottom Up”.

Steve Bailey Releases Jaw-Dropping Duets Album, “Carolina”
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Steve Bailey Releases Jaw-Dropping Duets Album, “Carolina”

Steve Bailey has returned with a new solo album, or more appropriately, duet album. “Carolina” is an amazing 17-song collection that showcases the six-string wonder with a wide array of artists.