Tag Archives: Ron Carter

Tony and the Tractor

SKF NOTE: Getting ready to go out last night I set my MP3 player to Herbie Hancock and Santana – Live Under the Sky 1981. Some of the tracks are the VSOP Quartet with Hancock (keyboards), Ron Carter (bass), Wynton Marsalis … Continue reading

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October Surprise? New Music from Miles’s Second Great Quintet

SKF NOTE: October surprise? New music from Miles Davis’s Second Great Quintet. Very good news. — end —

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Thanks for Nothing, Tony Williams

SKF NOTE: Tony Williams, Ron Carter, and Hank Jones (aka The Great Jazz Trio) At The Village Vanguard. Mr. Jones and Mr. Carter are trading fours with Tony Williams on 12+12, the last track on the album. I’m listening intently … Continue reading

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The Great Bass Players on Drummers 1981

SKF NOTE: This piece was thoroughly enjoyable to put together. My intent was to write similar pieces with pianists, guitarists, and other instrumentalists as subjects. Don’t remember why I never did. Some of the best advice I received in my … Continue reading

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Tony Williams’s Textbook Perfect Drum Solo

SKF NOTE: Tony Williams‘s drum solo on Moose the Mooche with The Great Jazz Trio [Hank Jones, piano and Ron Carter, bass] at the Village Vanguard, February 1977, is textbook perfect. Beautiful.

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