Ron Carter Discography

1961 (age 24)

Ron Carter Quintet

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute #1,3,5,6; Mal Waldron, piano; George Duvivier, bass #1,3,4; Ron Carter, bass #1,3,4, cello #2,5,6; Charlie Persip, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1961
1. 3086RallyNew Jazz NJLP 8265
2. 3087Where-
3. 3088Yes, Indeed-
4. 3089Bass Duet-
5. 3090Saucer Eyes-
6. 3091Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
* New Jazz NJLP 8265; Original Jazz Classics OJC-432, OJCCD-432-2   Ron Carter - Where
= Prestige PR 7843   Eric Dolphy, Ron Carter - Where
= Prestige P-24053   Eric Dolphy, Ron Carter - Magic

1969 (age 32)

Ron Carter Quintet

Hubert Laws, flute #1-3; Herbie Hancock, piano, electric piano #1-3; Sam Brown, guitar #1,3,4; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Grady Tate, drums #1-3.
A&R Studios, NYC, October 6, 1969
1. 17836Uptown ConversationEmbryo SD 521, SD 2-720
2. 17837Little WaltzEmbryo SD 521
3. 17838R.J.-
4. 17839Ten Strings-
* Embryo SD 521; Atlantic 7567-81955-2   Ron Carter - Uptown Conversation
* Embryo SD 2-720   Various Artists - unknown title

Ron Carter Trio

Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, October 7, 1969
17870EinbahnstrasseEmbryo SD 521; Atlantic SD 1696
Einbahnstrasse (alternate take)Atlantic 7567-81955-2
17871Half A RowEmbryo SD 521
17872DoomEmbryo SD 521; Atlantic SD 1696
Doom (alternate take)Atlantic 7567-81955-2
* Embryo SD 521; Atlantic 7567-81955-2   Ron Carter - Uptown Conversation
* Atlantic SD 1696   Chick Corea - Herbie Hancock - Keith Jarrett - McCoy Tyner

1973

Ron Carter

Hubert Laws, flute; Bob James, electric piano #2,3,6; Richard Tee, electric piano, organ; Sam Brown, electric guitar; Gene Bertonicini, electric guitar #5; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January, 1973
1.Blues FarmCTI CTI 6027
2.A Small Ballad-
3.Django-
4.A Hymn For Him-
5.Two-Beat Johnson-
6.R2, M1-
* CTI CTI 6027, CTI 8001   Ron Carter - Blues Farm

Ron Carter Quartet/Quintet

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Roland Hanna, piano; Richard Tee, electric piano #3; Ron Carter, acoustic bass, piccolo bass; Billy Cobham, drums, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 24, 1973
1.A FeelingCTI CTI 6037
2.Light Blue-
3.117 SpecialCTI CTI 6037, OJ-19
4.RufusCTI CTI 6037
5.All Blues-
6.Will You Still Be Mine-
* CTI CTI 6037   Ron Carter - All Blues
* CTI OJ-19   Ron Carter - 117 Special, Part I & II

1974

Ron Carter

Hubert Laws, flute; Roland Hanna, piano #1,3,4, electric piano #2; Leon Pendarvis, electric piano #4; Jay Berliner, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums, field drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November, 1974
1.El Noche SolCTI CTI 6051 S1
2.So What-
3.Sabado Sombrero-
4.Arkansas-
* CTI CTI 6051 S1   Ron Carter - Spanish Blue

1975

Ron Carter

Randy Brecker, Alan Rubin, trumpet, flugelhorn; Barry Rogers, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; David Sanborn, Phil Woods, alto sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Richard Tee, organ; Don Grolnick, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Jimmy Madison, drums; Steve Gadd, drums #1; George Devens, Arthur Jenkins, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, Marilyn Jackson, Maeretha Stewart, vocals; Ron Carter, Dave Matthews, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June & July, 1975
1.Anything GoesKUDU KU-25 S1, KU-927 F
2.De SambaKUDU KU-25 S1, KU-933 F
3.Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow)-
4.Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)KUDU KU-25 S1
5.Quarto Azul-
6.Big FroKUDU KU-25 S1, KU-927 F
Randy Brecker, Alan Rubin, trumpet, flugelhorn; Hubert Laws, flute; Mike Brecker, Dave Sanborn, Phil Woods, sax; Richard Tee, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Steve Gadd, drums; George Devens, Arthur Jenkins, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger.
Receipt, PleaseCBS Associated ZK 40928
Yellow & Green-
* KUDU KU-25 S1   Ron Carter - Anything Goes
* CBS Associated ZK 40928   Ron Carter - Yellow & Green
* KUDU KU-927 F   Ron Carter - Anything Goes / Big Fro
* KUDU KU-933 F   Ron Carter - Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow) / De Samba

1976

Ron Carter

Kenny Barron, piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, 1976
TenajCTI CTI 6064 S1
Don Grolnick, piano, electric piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass, piccolo bass, cowbell, tambourine; Billy Cobham, drums; Dom Um Romao, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger.
Receipt, Please-
Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Ron Carter, arranger.
Willow Weep For Me-
Don Grolnick, electric piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic, electric bass, piccolo bass, cowbell, tambourine; Billy Cobham, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.
Yellow & Green-
Kenny Barron, piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Dom Um Romao, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger.
Opus 1.5-
Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Ben Riley, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.
Epistrophy-
* CTI CTI 6064 S1; CBS Associated ZK 40928   Ron Carter - Yellow & Green

Ron Carter Quartet With Strings

Kenny Barron, piano #1,3-5; Hugh McCracken, electric, acoustic guitar, harmonica #1,3-5; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass, arranger; Harvey Mason, drums #1,3-5; with Sanford Allen, concertmaster; Virginia Baker, Myra Bucky, Fei-Pang Ching, Ronald Erickson, Daniel Kobialka, Roy Oakley Jr., Nathan Rubin, Emily Van Valkenburgh, Mark Volkert, violin; Arthur Bauch, Denis DeCoteau, Daniel Yale, viola; Garfield Moore, Kermit Moore, Melinda Ross, cello; Don Sebesky, conductor, arranger.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October 18 & 19, 1976
1.WoolaphantMilestone MSP 9073
2.Ballad-
3.One Bass Rag-
4.Pastels-
5.12 + 12Milestone MSP 9073; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
* Milestone MSP 9073; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-665-2   Ron Carter - Pastels
* Victor (J) VDJ-1026   Ron Carter - The Man With The Bass

1977 (age 40)

Ron Carter Quartet

Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Buster Williams, bass; Ben Riley, drums.
"Sweet Basil", NYC, March 26 & 27, 1977
SaguaroMilestone M-55004, MCD-55004-2
Sun Shower-
Blue MonkMilestone M-55004; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010
same session.
Three Little WordsMilestone M-55004, MCD-55004-2
Laverne Walk-
Little Waltz-
Tambien Conocido Como-
* Milestone M-55004   Ron Carter - Piccolo
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010, OJCCD-6010-2   Ron Carter And Friends - Standard Bearers - The Milestone Collection
* Milestone MCD-55004-2   Ron Carter - Piccolo

Ron Carter Trio

Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
The Automatt Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, July 13, 1977
Third PlaneJVC (J) SMJ-6241
Quiet Times-
Lawra-
Stella By StarlightJVC (J) SMJ-6241; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010
United BluesJVC (J) SMJ-6241
Dolphin Dance-
* JVC (J) SMJ-6241, VIJ-6461   Ron Carter - Third Plane
= Milestone M-9105; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-754-2   Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams - Third Plane
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010, OJCCD-6010-2   Ron Carter And Friends - Standard Bearers - The Milestone Collection

Ron Carter Quintet With Horns

Kenny Barron, piano; Jay Berliner, electric guitar; Ron Carter, piccolo bass, percussion; Buster Williams, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Jerry Dodgion, George Marge, flute; Walter Kane, bassoon; Charles Russo, clarinet; Robert M. Freedman, woodwinds arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 16, 18, 21 & 22, 1977
Peg LegMilestone MSP 9082
Kenny Barron, piano; Jay Berliner, acoustic guitar; Ron Carter, bass, percussion; Ben Riley, drums, percussion; with Jerry Dodgion, flute; George Marge, flute, oboe; Walter Kane, bassoon; Charles Russo, clarinet; Robert M. Freedman, woodwinds arranger, conductor.
Sheila's Song (Hasta Luego, Mi Amiga)-
Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Buster Williams, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Jerry Dodgion, Walter Kane, George Marge, clarinet; Charles Russo, bass clarinet; Robert M. Freedman, woodwinds arranger, conductor.
Chapter XI-
Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Buster Williams, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Jerry Dodgion, flute; George Marge, oboe; Walter Kane, bassoon; Charles Russo, clarinet, bass clarinet; Robert M. Freedman, woodwinds arranger, conductor.
EpistrophyMilestone MSP 9082; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
Ron Carter, bass; with Jerry Dodgion, alto flute; Walter Kane, bassoon; George Marge, clarinet; Charles Russo, bass clarinet; Robert M. Freedman, woodwinds arranger, conductor.
My ShipMilestone MSP 9082
Kenny Barron, piano; Jay Berliner, acoustic guitar; Ron Carter, bass, percussion; Ben Riley, drums, percussion; with George Marge, piccolo, flute; Jerry Dodgion, piccolo, alto flute, flute; Walter Kane, flute; Charles Russo, clarinet; Robert M. Freedman, woodwinds arranger, conductor.
Patchouli-
* Milestone MSP 9082; Original Jazz Classics OJC-621, OJCCD-621-2   Ron Carter - Peg Leg
* Victor (J) VDJ-1026   Ron Carter - The Man With The Bass

1978

Ron Carter Group With Celli

Leon Pendarvis, piano #1; Kenny Barron, piano #2-6; Jay Berliner, acoustic, electric guitar #1-3; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass, arranger; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion #1-3,5,6; with John Abramowitz, Richard Locker, Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, cello.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June, 1978
1.Song For YouMilestone M-9086; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
2.El Ojo De DiosMilestone M-9086
3.A Quiet Place-
4.Good Time-
5.Someday My Prince Will ComeMilestone M-9086; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
6.N.O. BluesMilestone M-9086
* Milestone M-9086   Ron Carter - A Song For You
= Milestone MCD-47099-2   Ron Carter - Songs For You
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010, OJCCD-6010-2   Ron Carter And Friends - Standard Bearers - The Milestone Collection
* Victor (J) VDJ-1026   Ron Carter - The Man With The Bass

Ron Carter Trio

Hank Jones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
"Live Under The Sky", "Denen Colosseum", Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 1978
Au PrivaveFantasy unissued
MuffinJVC (J) VIJ-6317
Mr. T.W.-
Autumn LeavesFantasy unissued
Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
So What-
DoomJVC (J) VIJ-6317
R.J.Fantasy unissued
New Song #3JVC (J) VIJ-6317
All BlueFantasy unissued
* JVC (J) VIJ-6317, VIJ-6462, VDJ-1032   Ron Carter - 1 + 3

Ron Carter Quartet With Celli

Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass #1-3,5,6, bass #4; Buster Williams, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with John Abramowitz, Richard Locker, Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, cello; + Hugh McCracken, guitar, harmonica #4; Ralph MacDonald, percussion #4,5.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December, 1978
1.All BluesMilestone M-9092; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6010-2
2.Opus 2Milestone M-9092
3.B And A-
4.Pick 'Em-
5.Tranquil-
6.Eight-
* Milestone M-9092   Ron Carter - Pick 'Em
= Milestone MCD-47090-2   Ron Carter - Pick 'Em/Super Strings
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6010-2   Ron Carter And Friends - Standard Bearers - The Milestone Collection

1979

Ron Carter Quartet With Horns

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass, quartet arranger #1,3,4, bass, quartet arranger #2,5,6; Tony Williams, drums; with Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Joe Shepley, trumpet, flugelhorn; Urbie Green, trombone; Tom Malone, bass trombone; Jerry Dodgion, flute, clarinet, alto sax; Frank Wess, flute, clarinet, tenor sax; Wade Marcus, horn arranger, horn conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March, 1979
1.ParadeMilestone M-9088
2.A Theme In 3/4-
3.Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless ChildMilestone M-9088; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010
4.TinderboxMilestone M-9088
5.Gypsy-
6.G.J.T.-
* Milestone M-9088; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1047-2   Ron Carter - Parade
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6010, OJCCD-6010-2   Ron Carter And Friends - Standard Bearers - The Milestone Collection

Ron Carter Sextet/Octet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; with Jay Berliner, acoustic guitar #3; Ralph MacDonald, percussion #3.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December, 1979
1.NY SlickMilestone M-9096; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
2.A Slight SmileMilestone M-9096
3.Tierra EspanolaMilestone M-9096; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
4.AromaticMilestone M-9096
5.Alternate Route-
* Milestone M-9096; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-916-2   Ron Carter - New York Slick
* Victor (J) VDJ-1026   Ron Carter - The Man With The Bass

1980

Ron Carter Septet/Quartet

Chet Baker, trumpet; Aloisio Aguiar, piano; Kenny Barron, solo piano; Amaury Tristao, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Edison Machado, drums; Nana Vasconcelos, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19 & 20, 1980
Ah, RioMilestone M-9099; Victor (J) VDJ-1026
Third PlaneMilestone M-9099
Chet Baker, trumpet; Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Nearly-
Tail Feathers-
Yours Truly-
* Milestone M-9099; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-778-2   Ron Carter - Patrao
* Victor (J) VDJ-1026   Ron Carter - The Man With The Bass

Ron Carter Quartet

Ted Lo, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Leon Maleson, bass; Wilby Fletcher, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 29, 1980
ParfaitMilestone M-9107
New Waltz-
Receipt, Please-
Blues For D.P.-
'Round Midnight-
* Milestone M-9107   Ron Carter Quartet - Parfait
= Milestone MCD-47099-2   Ron Carter - Songs For You

Ron Carter Orchestra

Jon Faddis, Joe Shepley, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eddie Bert, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Frank Wess, tenor, soprano sax; Bob James, acoustic piano; Jay Berliner, electric, acoustic guitar; Ron Carter, bass, arranger; Billy Cobham, drums; Ralph MacDonald, assorted percussion; John Williams, composer.
Aura Recording Studios, NYC, 1980
The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)RSO RS-1-3085
The Asteroid Field-
Han Solo And The Princess (Love Theme)-
Lando's Place-
Yoda's Theme-
* RSO RS-1-3085   Ron Carter - Empire Jazz

1981

Ron Carter Quintet With Strings

Kenny Barron, piano; John Tropea, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass, arranger; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; with Sanford Allen, concertmaster; Lamar Alsop, Sandra Billingslea, Harry Cykman, Glenn Dicterow, Kenneth Gordon, Stanley Hunte, Alfio Micci, Marion Pinheiro, John Pintavalle, Richard Young, violin; Jesse Levine, Maxine Roach, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, Eugene Moye Jr., cello; Leon Maleson, contrabass; Wade Marcus, string arranger.
Aura Recording Studios, NYC, April 14 & 15, 1981
Bom DiaMilestone M-9100
Don't Misunderstand-
Super Strings-
Bitin'-
No Flowers, Please-
Uptown Conversation-
* Milestone M-9100   Ron Carter - Super Strings
= Milestone MCD-47090-2   Ron Carter - Pick 'Em/Super Strings

Ron Carter - Cedar Walton Duo

Cedar Walton, piano; Ron Carter, bass.
Soundtek Studios, NYC, December, 1981
Heart And SoulTimeless (Du) SJP 158
Django-
Frankie And Johnie-
Little Waltz-
Telephone-
My Funny Valentine-
Back To Bologna-
Beautiful Friendship-
* Timeless (Du) SJP 158   Ron Carter/Cedar Walton Duo - Heart And Soul

1982

Ron Carter Quartet

Art Farmer, trumpet; Bill Evans, tenor sax; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September, 1982
Last ResortElektra Musician E1-60214
Bottoms Up-
Arboretum-
Rufus-
Echoes-
Doctors' Row-
* Elektra Musician E1-60214   Ron Carter - Etudes

Ron Carter - Jim Hall Duo

Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
"Village West", NYC, November, 1982
Bag's GrooveConcord Jazz CJ-245
All The Things You Are-
Blue Monk-
New Waltz-
St. Thomas-
Embraceable You-
Laverne Walk-
Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
* Concord Jazz CJ-245, CCD-4245   Ron Carter And Jim Hall - Live At Village West

1984

Ron Carter - Jim Hall Duo

Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
"Concord Pavilion", Concord, CA, August, 1984
TelephoneConcord Jazz CJ-270
Indian Summer-
Candlelight-
Chorale And Dance-
Alone Together-
Stardust-
Two's Blues-
* Concord Jazz CJ-270, CCD-4270   Ron Carter And Jim Hall - Telephone

1985

Ron Carter Plays Bach

Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass, arranger; J.S. Bach, composer.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8-13, 1985
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite I: CourantePhilips (J) PHCE-12007, (J) FNCP-30390
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite I: Menuetto I-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite I: Menuetto II-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite I: Gigue-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite II: Menuetto I-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite II: Menuetto II-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite II: Gigue-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite III: Courante-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite III: Bourree I-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite III: Bourree II-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite IV: Bourree I-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite IV: Bourree II-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite IV: Gigue-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite V: Gigue-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite VI: Gavotte I-
Cello Suites For String Bass Pizzicato Suite VI: Gavotte II-
Lute Suites For Piccolo Bass And Double Bass Pizzicato PraeludiumPhilips (J) PHCE-12007
Lute Suites For Piccolo Bass And Double Bass Pizzicato Suite III: Sarabande-
Lute Suites For Piccolo Bass And Double Bass Pizzicato Suite III: Gavotte II-
* Philips (J) PHCE-12007; Universal (J) UCCU-6169   Ron Carter - Plays Bach
* Philips (J) FNCP-30390   Ron Carter - Plays Jazz'n Bach

Ron Carter Sextet/Quintet

Hugh McCracken, harmonica #1; Kenny Barron, piano; Jay Berliner, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass; Earl Williams, drums; Crusher Bennett as Crusher Bennet, percussion.
Counter Point Studios, NYC, December, 1985
1.36414Victor (J) VDJ-1026
2.Double Bass-
* Victor (J) VDJ-1026   Ron Carter - The Man With The Bass

1986

Ron Carter Quintet

Sir Roland Hanna, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Leon S. Maleson, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman, percussion.
"Club House 33", Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 1986
Loose ChangeSMS Records (J) SH28-5001
Double Bass-
El Rompe Cabeza-
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
Third Plane-
Little Waltz-
Blues For D.P.-
Tone Poem-
* SMS Records (J) SH28-5001   Ron Carter - The Puzzle

1987 (age 50)

Ron Carter Combo

Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo; Leon Pendarvis, keyboards; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass; Buddy Williams, drums; Crusher Bennett, Victor See Yuen, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August, 1987
Bass LinesDeep Moat (J) 28MJ-3571
Very Well-
Mr. Crusher-
Reggae Sam-
Sunset On Mt. Pelee-
Black Sand-
Sweet Hour Of Prayer-
* Deep Moat (J) 28MJ-3571, J33J-20199   Ron Carter - Very Well

1988

Ron Carter Solo

Ron Carter, bass.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 29, 1988
D.B. BluesEmArcy 836 366-1
New York Standard Time-
Body And Soul-
Tap, Tap, Tap-
Quick And EasyEmArcy 836 366-2
Gurava-
The Same 12 TonesEmArcy 836 366-1; Philips (J) FNCP-30390
Two Hands Only-
* EmArcy 836 366-1, 836 366-2   Ron Carter - All Alone
* Philips (J) FNCP-30390   Ron Carter - Plays Jazz'n Bach

1990

The Ron Carter Nonet

Carol Buck, Kermit Moore, Chase Morrison, Rachael Steuermann, cello; Stephen Scott, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Leon Maleson, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 9 & 11, 1990
EightVictor (J) VICJ-35
A Blues For Bradley-
Little Waltz-
O.K.-
A Song For You-
First Trip-
El Rompe Cabeza-
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
* Victor (J) VICJ-35; Dreyfus Records (US) DRE 36705-2   The Ron Carter Nonet - Eight Plus

Ron Carter - Richard Galliano Duo

Richard Galliano, accordion; Ron Carter, bass.
"Fnac Montparnasse", Paris, France, July 23, 1990
Summer In Central ParkDreyfus Jazz (F) FDM 36514-2
Spleen-
Doom-
Allee Des Brouillards-
A Small Ballad-
Portrait Of Jennie-
Ballade Pour Marion-
Little Waltz-
Des Voiliers-
* Dreyfus Jazz (F) FDM 36514-2   Ron Carter, Richard Galliano - Panamanhattan

1991

Ron Carter Meets Bach

Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass, arranger; J.S. Bach, composer.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 15, 16 & 17, 1991
Orchestral Ste In D: Aireau (J) TOCJ-5704
Easter Cantata BGA 39 KK4: Christ lag In Todesbanden (Chorale)-
Cantata No. 140: Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme (Chorale-Prld)-
Cantata No. 156: Arioso-
Cantata Herz Und Mund Und Tod Und Leben No. 147: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring-
Cantata Die Himmel Erzahlen Die Ehre Gottes No. 76: Es Woll Uns Gott Genadig Sein (Chorale)-
Partita In E: Gavotte En Rondeau-
Well Tempered Clavier, Vol. 1 - Prld, Interlude And Fugue In C-
Fl Son No. 2: Siciliano-
Clavier-Buchlein Vor Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Prld In C, Interlude, Prld In c-
Cantata No. 161: Komm Susser Tod, Komm Sel'ge Ruh-
* eau (J) TOCJ-5704; Blue Note CDP 0777 7 80510 2 2   Ron Carter - Meets Bach

1992

Ron Carter With Celli

Hubert Laws, flute; Kenny Barron, Steven Scott, piano; Alison Dean, piano, harpsichord; Leon Maleson, bass; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion; + Carol Buck, Marisol Espada, Kermit Moore, Caryl Paisner, cello.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 27, 28 & 29, 1992
Minuet In Central Park (Liebesleid)eau (J) TOCJ-5748
Minor Mood (Vocalise)-
Friends-
D'jango-
Freefall (Gymnopedie)-
Beginning, The (Prelude No. 4 In E Minor)-
Ack, Vermeland Du Skona-
Opus One Point Five-
Vagabond Vision (Apres Un Reve/After A Dream)-
* eau (J) TOCJ-5748; Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89548 2 8   Ron Carter - Friends

1994

Ron Carter Trio

Kenny Barron, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, January 4 & 5, 1994
Blues For D.P.somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5560
My Romance-
Airgin-
Quiet Times-
Summertime-
I Fall In Love Too Easily-
For Toddlers Only-
Sweet Lorraine-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5560, TOCJ-95022; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 30492 2 6   Ron Carter - Jazz, My Romance

1995

Ron Carter Sextet/Quintet/Quartet

Edwin Russel, trumpet #2-10; Javon Jackson, tenor sax #2-10; Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano #1,2,4,5,7,10; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion #1,2,4,6-10.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 17 & 18, 1995
1.Mr. Bow-Tiesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5575
2.Well, You Needn't-
3.Fill In The Blanks-
4.I Thought About You-
5.Nearly-
6.Cut And Paste-
7.Stablemates-
8.Wait For The Beep-
9.M.S.R.P.-
10.St. Thomas-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5575; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 35407 2 3   Ron Carter - Mr. Bow-Tie

Ron Carter With String Orchestra

Sanford Allen, Robert Chausow, Cecilia Hobbs Gandner, Winterton Garvey, Rebekah Johnson, Charles Libov, John Pintavalle, Dale Stuckenbruck, Mary Whitaker, violin; Julien Barber, Richard Brile, Jesse Levine, viola; Carol Buck, Marisol Espada, Maxine Neuman, Caryl Paisner, cello; Leon Maleson, contrabass; Alison Deane, Steven Scott, piano; Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass, arranger; Lewis Nash, drums; Kermit Moore, conductor.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 27, 1995
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3eau (J) TOCJ-6037
Pavane-
Joc Cu Bata-
Aria (From Aus Holberg Zeit)-
Vientos Del Desierto-
Ombra Mai Fu-
* eau (J) TOCJ-6037; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 54559 2 6   Ron Carter - Brandenburg Concerto

1997 (age 60)

Ron Carter Quartet

Stephen Scott, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 14, 1997
You And The Night And The Musicsomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5585
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Blues For D.P.-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Mr. Bow-Tie-
Double Bass-
I Remember Clifford-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5585, TOCJ-95033; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59698 2 9   Ron Carter - The Bass And I

1998

Ron Carter Trio

Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, January 4, 1998
So What?somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5594
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
It's About Time-
My Foolish Heart-
Hi-Fly-
3 More Days-
Eddie's Theme-
The Third Plane-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5594; Blue Note CDP 7243 4 94976 2 7   Ron Carter Trio - So What?

1999

Ron Carter Sextet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bill Frisell, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Payton Crossley, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion.
Avatar Studios, NYC, February 1 & March 18, 1999
Saudadesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68042
Manha De Carnaval-
Por-Do-Sol-
Goin' Home-
1:17 Special-
Obrigado-
Samba De Orfeu-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68042; Blue Note 7243 5 22490 2 2   Ron Carter Sextet - Orfeu

2000

Ron Carter Quartet

Stephen Scott, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Payton Crossley, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion.
"Mistura Fina", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, April 7 & 8, 2000
Announcement By Tino Riverosomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68051
You And The Night And The Music-
Someday My Prince Will Come-
All Blues / Loose Change / Mr. Bow-Tie / All Blues-
So What-
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68051   Ron Carter - Holiday In Rio

Ron Carter Quartet

Stephen Scott, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, May 1, 2000
Loose Changesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68049
Besame Mucho-
Caminando-
Que Pasa-
Corcovado-
Cubano Chant-
Mi Tiempo-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68049; Blue Note 7243 5 30754 2 2   Ron Carter - When Skies Are Grey...

2001

Ron Carter Quintet/Quartet/Trio/Duo

Benny Golson, tenor sax #1-5; Joe Locke, vibes #1,3-6; Sir Roland Hanna, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lenny White, drums #1-7.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 6, 2001
1.Tamalpaissomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68053
2.The Man I Love-
3.Nearly-
4.Bohemia After Dark-
5.Tail Feathers-
6.Blues In The Closet-
7.That's Deep-
8.Stardust-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68053; Blue Note 7243 5 37813 2 3   Ron Carter - Stardust

2002

Ron Carter Trio / The Golden Striker Trio

Mulgrew Miller, piano; Russell Malone, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
Avatar Studios, NYC, July 20, 2002
The Golden Strikersomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68056
On And On-
N.Y. Slick-
Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio Theme)-
Cedar Tree-
A Quick Sketch-
Parade-
A Theme In 3/4-
Autumn Leaves-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68056; Blue Note 7243 5 90832 2 3   Ron Carter - The Golden Striker

2006

Ron Carter Quartet

Stephen Scott, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Payton Crossley, drums; Roger Squitero, percussion.
Avatar Studios, NYC, February 18, 2006
Gonesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68073
Seven Steps To Heaven-
My Funny Valentine-
Bags' Groove-
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Cut And Paste-
Stella By Starlight-
As Time Goes By-
Bye Bye Blackbird-
595-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68073; Blue Note 0946 3 92547 2 9   Ron Carter - Dear Miles

2007 (age 70)

Ron Carter Quartet

Mitsuaki Kishi, piano; Ron Carter, piccolo bass, arranger; Makoto Rikitake, drums; Motoya Hamaguchi, percussion.
probably EMI Music Japan Inc. Studios, Tokyo, Japan, April 27, 2007
It's The Time (TVCM version)somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68075
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68075   Ron Carter - It's The Time

Ron Carter Trio / The Golden Striker Trio

Mulgrew Miller, piano; Russell Malone, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 15, 2007
It's The Timesomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68075
Eddie's Theme-
Mack The Knife-
Candle Light-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
I Can't Get Started-
Super Strings-
My Ship-
Laverne Walk-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68075   Ron Carter - It's The Time

2008

Ron Carter Sextet

Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Guilherme Monteiro, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Portinho, drums; Rolando Morales-Matos, percussion.
Avatar Studios, NYC, April 21, 2008
Salt Song (Cancao Do Sal)somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68083
Whisper Not-
Por-De-Sol-
De Samba-
No More Blues (Chega De Saudade)-
Obrigado-
Ah, Rio-
Wave-
Saudade-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68083; Blue Note 509992 28104 2 7   Ron Carter - Jazz And Bossa

2009

Ron Carter Quartet

Mike LeDonne, piano #1,3,4,6; Stephen Scott, piano #2,5,7; Ron Carter, bass; Payton Crossley, drums; Rolando Morales-Matos, percussion, vibes.
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 9, 2009
1.Dear Old Stockholmsomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68089
2.My Man's Gone Now-
3.Nuages-
4.Greensleeves-
5.Loose Change-
6.Desert Lament-
7.The Suite: Fragile / Patchouli / Can't We Be Friends? / The Last Resort / Patchouli (Reprise)-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68089   The World Of Ron Carter

2010

Ron Carter's Great Big Band

Greg Gisbert, Tony Kadleck, Alex Norris, Jon Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; James Burton III, Steve Davis, Jason Jackson, trombone; Douglas Purviance, bass trombone; Charles Pillow, English horn; Steve Wilson, alto sax; Jerry Dodgion, alto, soprano sax; Wayne Escoffery, Scott Robinson, tenor sax; Jay Brandford, baritone sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Robert M. Freedman, arranger, music director.
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 22, 23 & 24, 2010
Caravansomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68092
The Eternal Triangle-
Pork Chop-
Opus 1.5 (Theme For C.B.)-
Con Alma-
Sail Away-
Opus One-
Sweet Emma-
Saint Louis Blues-
Line For Lyons-
Footprints-
The Golden Striker-
Loose Change-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68092   Ron Carter's Great Big Band

Ron Carter Trio / The Golden Striker Trio

Mulgrew Miller, piano; Russell Malone, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
"Jazzaldia Festival", San Sebastian, Spain, July 22, 2010
Candle LightIN+OUT Records (G) IOR DVD 77103-9, IOR CD 77103-2
My Funny Valentine-
Saudade-
Samba De Orfeu (as Samba De Orpheu)-
The Golden Striker-
same session.
Laverne WalkIN+OUT Records (G) IOR DVD 77103-9
Candle Light-
My Funny Valentine-
Saudade-
Samba De Orfeu (as Samba De Orpheu)-
The Golden Striker-
Free Audio Sampler (20 complete tracks of finest jazz)-
* IN+OUT Records (G) IOR DVD 77103-9   Ron Carter Golden Striker Trio - San Sebastian
* IN+OUT Records (G) IOR CD 77103-2   Ron Carter Golden Striker Trio - San Sebastian

2012

Ron Carter Trio

Donald Vega, piano; Russell Malone, guitar; Ron Carter, bass.
"Cotton Club", Marunouchi, Tokyo, Japan, December 14 & 15, 2012
Satin Dollsomethin'else (J) TOCJ-68099
Mr. Bow-Tie-
My Funny Valentine-
Wave-
Announcement By Ron Carter-
Soft Winds-
Samba De Orfeu-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-68099   Ron Carter Trio - Cocktails At The Cotton Club