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Ron Carter artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
October 31, 2008 The man who set the standard for modern jazz bass performs Miles Davis' "So What" and more.
August 1, 2001 Nefertiti captures one of Miles Davis' last great bands at its height.
August 1, 2001 In 1965, Herbie Hancock recorded an album intended to capture the spirit and mood of the ocean.
December 25, 2007 WBGO host Gary Walker shares his favorite jazz recordings of 2007, led by the late Michael Brecker.
August 1, 2001 This album captures the partnership of Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter during an important time.
May 4, 2012 He's a phenomenal soloist, but his reliability is what's landed him on more than 2,000 recordings.
December 1, 2009 Rez Abbasi picks five songs which showcase innovative guitarist Jim Hall's idiosyncratic technique.
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