Ron Carter, this is both the history of jazz and a style. Many consider it to be one of the few bassists to the technique is always recognizable, like Charles Mingus. In encyclopedias, specialized, and can be attributed to almost two thousand five hundred collaborations, records, albums… “It was necessary that a man to do” laughs Carter. Suffice to say that it has imposed itself as an inescapable character of contemporary jazz.

Those who will have the chance to see the New Morning croqueront a slice of the history of black music in america, from its first facts weapons to the sides of Thelonious Monk or Cannonball Adderley before his participation in the legendary Miles Davis Quintet between 1963 and 1968 and then as a mainstay of CTI Records. Between his solo albums and his collaborations (with Chet Baker, Herbie Hancock, Wes Montgomery, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Fred Hubbard…), this exceptional musician has taught music for twenty years.

To make you aware of its class and timeless, Ron Carter sums up his career thus: “My job is to find the best notes at the right time for the training with which I play.” A game of chance and virtuosity that he rarely lost.

Ron Carter, New Morning , 7-9, rue des Petites-Écuries (X e ), Tel. : 01 45 23 51 41, date: may 28, 20-h, place: 33 euros.