Ron Carter

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Birthday
4, 1937
Birthplace
Ferndale, MI
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Ferndale, MI

About

Jazz double-bassist who has recorded more than 2,500 times and was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He attended the Eastman School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, going on to work with Jaki Byard and Chico Hamilton.

Trivia

He became a known name through his work with the Miles Davis Quintet in the 1960s.

Family Life

He was, at one point, married to a model.

Associated With

He appeared in Kansas City, a 1996 film by Robert Altman.