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Grammy award-winning Ron Carter has officially been named by Guinness World Records as the most recorded bassist in history with 2,221 individual recording credits. Carter has played in the second great Miles Davis Quintet in the early 1960s with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Tony Williams, and was heard on Miles' albums - ‘Seven Steps to Heaven' and ‘E.S.P.' A fixture on many classic Blue Note recordings for artists such as Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver and others, Carter has also worked with George Benson and Chick Corea and continues to perform today at 78 years old. A member of the Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio, wirh drummer Gibbs on drums and pianist Kenny Barron, the bassist starred at last year's North Sea Jazz Festival.