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KMUW: Wichita KS - Night Train celebrates Ron Carter, who turns 80 on Thursday. The show will feature his music exclusively that night as well as contributions from RC each night throughout this week. The set will include Carter with Miles, Horace Silver, Coleman Hawkins along with cuts from his Mr. Bow Tie albums. Plus new music from Bill O'Connell, Heads of State, and Joshua Redman with Brad Mehldau. Night Train devotes the entire Thursday show to the acclaimed bassist's six decade career – including early work with Chico Hamilton, the breakthrough with Miles Davis, part of the lineup for V.S.O.P and the Classical Jazz Quartet, and a number of releases under his own name. Plus a conversation with Ron Carter from ArtWorks that was done after he became and NEA Jazz Master.

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