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Ron Carter is one of the most recorded bassists in the world and anchored the second of Miles Davis' "great quintets" so he ain't no slouch. His leader work, however, isn't always given the respect it deserves. Exactly how much respect, you ask? Just sit down and listen to the bastards sift out that question as they look at four of Ron's best leader dates from four different decades of his far-reaching career.


  • Discussion of Ron Carter's album Uptown Conversation (Embryo) 6:37
  • Discussion of Ron Carter's album All Blues (CTI) 23:30
  • Discussion of Ron Carter's album When Skies Are Grey (Something Else) 37:24
  • Discussion of Ron Carter's album Foursight Stockholm (IN and OUT Records) 45:20
  • Pop Matters 59:21


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