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Ron Carter papers

Title
Ron Carter papers, 1954-2000.
Author
Carter, Ron, 1937-
Supplementary Content
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oversized folder 1Mixed materialUse in library Sc MG 90 oversized folder 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Details

Additional Authors
Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981.
Description
1.2 lin. ft. (3 archival boxes)
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Note
  • Photographs have been separated to the Photographs and Prints Division and have been described separately.
Source (note)
  • Carter, Ronald L.
Biography (note)
  • Ron Carter is a leading jazz bassist.
Language (note)
  • Some programs for musical performances and magazine articles about Ron Carter are written in French, Spanish, German and Finnish. There is also what appears to be a Japanese translation of Carter's publication, "Building a Jazz Line."
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed
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Call Number
Sc MG 90
Author
Carter, Ron, 1937-
Title
Ron Carter papers, 1954-2000.
Summary
The collection consists of correspondence, transcripts of grades, graduation programs and other printed material related to Carter's education at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester and the Manhattan School of Music. Included are music programs from the Eastman Philharmonia conducted by Howard Hanson, in which Carter played. There are a few performance contracts and many programs of his performances, articles about him in international magazines and news clippings. Copies of Carter's publication as well as what appears to be the Japanese translation of "Building a Jazz Line" complete the collection.
Biography
Ron Carter is a leading jazz bassist. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree at the Eastman School of Music in 1959 where he played in the Rochester Philharmonic and the Eastman Philharmonia. Carter received his Masters of Music Degree at the Manhattan School of Music in 1961. He taught in Missouri and New York City and played with many musicians such as Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis. Carter toured widely in the United States, Europe and Japan and appeared on television shows, in concert halls and theaters, nightclubs, on college campuses, and at jazz festivals. He also published technical manuals, "Building a Jazz Line", in three volumes.
Language
Some programs for musical performances and magazine articles about Ron Carter are written in French, Spanish, German and Finnish. There is also what appears to be a Japanese translation of Carter's publication, "Building a Jazz Line."
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Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981.
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 90
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