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Ron Carter trio set for the Israel Museum's - Seeing the Sounds program / The Jerusalem Post

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The world of jazz is replete with all sorts of colorful characters, each with his or her own distinctive instrumental style and mode of expression. Ron Carter has been one of the art form's standout members for more than half a century, earning across-the-board kudos for his unique sense of timing and timbre on double bass, with the occasional run on the cello. Local jazz fans will have an opportunity to catch the bassist do his inimitable thing on Thursday (8 p.m.) trio (Donald Vega and guitarist Russell Malone), when he performs at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem as part of the museum's Seeing the Sounds program of predominantly classical music slots. The musical festivities close on Saturday evening with a rendition of Gustav Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde by the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

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