JIMMY’S JAZZ & BLUES CLUB – 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW. “Ron Carter is one of the most prolific and influential bassists in jazz history,” states NPR MUSIC. In 1986, Carter won his first GRAMMY® Award for “Call Sheet Blues”, an instrumental composition from the film, Round Midnight. In 1993, Carter earned another GRAMMY® Award for “Best Jazz Instrumental Group”, as part of the Miles Davis Tribute Band. In 2022, he won his third GRAMMY® Award for the album ‘Skyline’ for “Best Jazz Instrumental Album” with the Skyline Trio. “Ron Carter is the greatest jazz bassist ever, with his unparalleled gift for creating bass lines,” claims BASS PLAYER MAGAZINE.
3x-GRAMMY® Award Winner & 5x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated World-Renowned Double Bassist RON CARTER is among the most original, prolific & influential bassists in jazz. Carter has appeared on 2,250+ recording sessions - making him the most-recorded jazz bassist in history. Carter was a member of the second Miles Davis Quintet in the mid-1960s, which also included Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter & Tony Williams. Carter has collaborated with an array of artists ranging from Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, Diana Ross, and Santana on the pop side - to Bill Evans, Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Cannonball Adderley, Charles Lloyd, Sonny Rollins and countless others on the jazz side. Carter even performed on the seminal hip-hop album 'Low End Theory' with a Tribe Called Quest! Carter was named "Outstanding Bassist of the Decade" by the Detroit News; "Jazz Bassist of the Year" by Downbeat Magazine; and received the Jazz Journalist Association "Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2021.