The album is called Skyline, and it was recorded at the Power Station in New York.
I’m sure you know their names, but do you know their stories?
Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, and Gonzalo Rubalcaba.
To focus one just one…
Ron Carter is one of the most recorded artists in history with 2,200 albums to his credit. You’d need a phone book (the big old school kind) just to list them all.
You could trace the history – and many of the highlights – of modern jazz by simply following his career.
In 2014, France had the good sense to give him the title of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, France’s premier cultural award.
Radio Free Birdland is presenting The Ron Carter Quartet Premiering Saturday March 6th at 7pm On Demand Through Saturday March 13th
– Ken McCarthy
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