Lagrimas Negras – 2019
Skyline Trio with Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette & Gonzalo Rubalcaba
The background behind the Grammy-nominated recording
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Bassist Ron Carter has had quite a career, appearing on more recording sessions since his emergence on the scene over 60 years ago than any other musician in history.
While he became amous as a member of the Miles Davis Quintet of 1964-68, Carter has appeared on recordings with nearly every significant music artist, whether as a sideman, a studio musician, or as a leader of dozens of rewarding recordings.
His recent release with the Skyline Trio (which received a Grammy nomination) teams the bassist with two other maseterful musicians with endless resumes: drummer Jack DeJohnette and pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba.
The background behind the trio album is shared on this video of their first session together, along with the music of “Lagrimas Negras.”
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