American double-bass jazz player and cellist Ron Carter was born on May 4, 1937 in Ferndale, Michigan, the United States. Initially, he played cello, but because of racial stereotypes, he started playing bass. He reached the fame and recognition in the 1960s when he became the members of Miles Davis quintet. During that time, he appeared on the albums Seven Steps to Heaven and E.S.P. His recordings were multiple and he collaborated with many musicians including Sam Rivers, Freddie Hubbard, Duke Pearson, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Andrew Hill, Horace Silver and others. After leaving Miles Davis band, he joined New York Jazz Quartet. He recorded as a leader as well and recordings released under his name include such albums like Golden Striker, The Bass and I, When the Skies are Grey, Stardust, Parade and others. You can download Ron Carter’s albums in mp3 from our site.