The Miles Davis quintet sound is at your fingertips - literally!
This detailed analysis of Carter's presence and effect in the Miles Davis Quintet 1963-1967 contains precise, accurate transcriptions of his bass lines and explanations of how and why they worked so well. If you want the secret to the Ron Carter and Miles Davis magic, it's all in this tome.
Written by Mikko Nurmi, it is a professional, literary presentation for all jazz bass historians and jazz bassists and unique in the Ron Carter Library.
If you want to make progress as a musician - no matter what level you are at now, this should be part of your collection..
230 pages include:
*An overview of Ron Carter's career
*His thinking about being a bass player
*Almost 200 musical examples and detailed analysis of each
*10 full-length transcriptions from some of his most famous recordings from the 1963-1967
"A good bassist determines the direction of any band." -- Ron Carter
"Ron Carter is the greatest bass player jazz has ever known.” -- Philadelphia Inquirer