Carl Carter – virtuoso on bass

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Carl Carter – virtuoso on bass

Carl Carter is an amazing musician and in his hand bass becomes a powerful weapon or great medicine for the souls of those who listen to him.

He was born and raised in Bridgeport Connecticut and from the early years of his life he has began to take an interested in music. At age of seven he began his formal musical studies on drums and organ at age of 13, at the age of 14 he turned at electrical bass full time.

He would continue his music studding trough high school experimenting and mastering various styles like solo, rock, funk and jazz. He had a great influence from KISS, Van Halen, George Clinton and Miles Davis.
After high school Carl went to study at prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston as a Performance major and graduated in 1986.

Since then he has manage to build a carrier diverse like his musical background. Performing whit a world know R&B, rock and jazz artists: Dizzy Gillespie, Spin Doctors, Maxwell, Paula Cole, Joe Williams, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Digable Planets, Gil Scott-Heron, Aaron Neville, Tavares, Alyson Williams, Patti Rothberg, Walter Beasley, N’Dea Davenport, Phil Perry, Chuck Loeb and Kim Waters. “Roof Revivers”



He worked for several years as a musical director for the multi-platinum Brian McKnight and had great collaboration with Will Downing, Mica Paris and Ivan Neville. During the years he has performed on stages around world and appeared on numerous television shows. Carl has become an accomplished composer and educator. He has had a longtime collaboration whit solo artist Bobby Rock. They made a CD “Out of body” where Carl was a prominent song writer alongside whit Rock and Australian guitar great Brett Garsed. This CD has rapidly become the favorite on musical stage and also gained the glory as one of the most respected in instrumental rock circles.

He also co-write and co-produced R&B singer Marlon Saunders’ debut album called “Enter My Mind” as well as her next album “A Groove So Deep: The Live Sessions.” He took other composition credits that includes work for TV that has been featured on  “MTV,” “MTV2,” “VH-1,” “Bravo,” “A&E,” “Comedy Central,” “TLC,” “Spike TV,” “CMT,” “National Geographic,” “USA,” “The Food Network,” “The Discovery Channel,” “The Travel Network,” “One Life to Live,” “Passions,” “All My Children,” and the hit Showtime program “Soul Food.”

Carl released his first debut album in 2004. called “This Day”

Whit all his work in writing, composing and playing he took involvement and divided his time in touring extensively whit Grammy Award winning artist Paula Cole, vocal sensation The Three Mo’, contemporary jazz artist Alex Bugnon, east coast jam band Fro, and Japanese guitar Jiro Yoshida, with whom he has recorded several CDs. He also tours in Japan whit jazz artist Keiko Lee.

Carl Carter in his long run musical carrier has become very prominent musician who has gained a worldwide glory. Participating in various projects and sharing his enormous experience in music, he has contributed to world’s musical scene of jazz and created a beautiful music.

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