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Ron Carter speaks to the Boston Globe

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by sixontimber, Jul 2, 2004.


  1. sixontimber

    sixontimber

    Aug 2, 2003
    scotland
    "One of the things that pleases me most," he says, "is when I can make a soloist -- whoever he or she is, on whatever instrument they're playing -- not play what they've played in their house. I call it a `kitchen solo.' My job is to make them think and play differently when I'm playing with them."
     
  2. sixontimber

    sixontimber

    Aug 2, 2003
    scotland
    continued

    Ron Carter - bass player extraordinaire and quite possible one of the most recorded bassists in jazz history – speaks to The Boston globe and is showing no signs of slowing down.

    "It's just nice to know," he deadpans, "that someone in the Democratic Party knows that musicians other than Kenny G are available to play."

    full story: http://www.boston.com/ae/music/arti...s_beloved_bass_carter_keeps_jazz_scene_fresh/

    cited from:
    Beuttler, Bill: ‘Sticking to his beloved bass, Carter keeps the jazz scene fresh’, The Boston Globe online 02 July 2004 (Accessed 02 July 2004), <http://www.boston.com>