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Jazz Standard

Ron Carter Big Band

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Friday, Aug 31, 2012 9:30 PM EDT (8:45 PM Doors)
Jazz Standard, New York, NY

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Throughout his illustrious career, bassist/composer Ron Carter has played it all: as an integral member of Miles Davis’ classic quintet of the Sixties, as the anchor for countless CTI Records sessions in the Seventies, as the fountainhead of multifarious musical projects including his cello–infused, chamber–jazz nonet and his trio of bass, piano, and guitar. But Carter had never led or recorded with a big band of his own – until 2011 and the release ofRon Carter’s Great Big Band, a delightfully swinging set featuring the talents of arranger Bob Freedman. (Freedman had written arrangements for past Carter recordings includingDear Miles,The Golden Striker, andWhen Skies Are Grey.) “The album’s spirit is a collage of old fashioned big band fun, bop revolt intellect, and a devil-may-care manner of choosing the material,” wrote John Garrett at PopMatters.com. The Ron Carter Big Band made its live debut on our stage in September 2011 to a rapturous response – and we’re proud and pleased to bring this great band back for a second thrilling run. Make your reservations now!

Trumpets:

Greg Gisbert,Jon Owens,Alex Norris,Frank Greene

Saxophones:

Jerry Dodgion,Jay Brandford, David deJesus,Bobby LaVell,Ivan Renta

Trombones:

James Burton, Steve Davis,Douglas Purviance, Jason Jackson

Donald Vega - piano

Russell Malone -guitar

Kenny Washington - drums

All seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Ticket purchase guarantees you admission to the show. Serving award winning Blue Smoke Barbecue.

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