Every jazz fan and every jazz musician should have this stunning autobiography of Maestro Ron Carter. Also every classical, Brazilian and hip-hop musician. Anyone who loves music at all. It's a core part of the Ron Carter library.
Filled with rare photos, it's part jazz history, part American history, and all Carter history. 445 pages including lots of historic photos. A detailed trip through his life including:
Childhood in Ferndale, MI when he got his first aluminum cello from his public school
The Miles Davis Years
The recording years as a freelancer with the most influential musicians in multiple genres
World tours with his many different groups
Classical music and the Nonet
The list goes on....
Written by Dan Ouellette.
"When it's all said and done, remember to bring a little kindness to the table."
"It's fantastic, absolutely brilliant... I particularly like that he tells the story himself. Lends a higher level of magic to an already magic trip He da man!"
-Pee Wee Ellis