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Kent Carter

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Kent Carter
Kent Carter in 1998
Kent Carter in 1998
Background information
Born (1939-06-14) June 14, 1939 (age 85)
Hanover, New Hampshire
GenresJazz, avant-garde jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
Years active1960s–present
LabelsIctus, Emanem

Kent Carter (born June 14, 1939 in Hanover, New Hampshire) is an American jazz bassist. His father, Alan Carter, founded the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. He is also the grandson of American artist, Rockwell Kent. He worked in Steve Lacy's group, played on the two Jazz Composer's Orchestra albums and released albums for Emanem Records.[1]


As leader[edit]

  • Beauvais Cathedral (Emanem, 1976)
  • Lost in June (Ictus, 1977)
  • The Willisau Suites (Emanem, 1984)
  • The Juillaguet Collection (Emanem, 1996)
  • Intersections (Emanem, 2006)
  • Summer Works 2009 (Emanem, 2010)
  • Oratorios and Songs (Emanem, 2010)

As sideman[edit]

With Paul Bley

With Don Cherry

With the Jazz Composer's Orchestra

With Steve Lacy

With Gianni Lenoci

  • Secret Garden (Silta)

With Roswell Rudd

With the Spontaneous Music Ensemble

With Noah Howard

  • Live in Europe - Vol. 1 (Sun Records, 1975)

With Un Drame Musical Instantané

  • A Travail égal salaire égal (Grrr, 1982)

With Alan Silva

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