Kent Carter

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Date of Birth June 12, 1939
Place of Birth Hanover, New Hampshire
Age 81 years old
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Kent Carter 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.

Born: Jun 14, 1939, Hanover, New Hampshire
Genres: Jazz, avant-garde jazz
Occupation(s): Musician, composer
Instruments: Bass
Years active: 1960s–present
Labels: Ictus, Emanem
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About Kent Carter

Jazz bass player. He recorded numerous albums with saxophonist Steve Lacy and also performed with the Jazz Composers' Orchestra.

Before Fame

He recorded his first album with Steve Lacy, Journey without End, in 1971.


He played lead bass on a 1996 album called The Juillaguet Collection.

Family Life

He was born in Hanover, New Hampshire. His grandfather, Rockwell Kent, was a notable visual artist.


He performed with Paul Bley on a 1994 album entitled Touching.

Information related to Kent Carter

  • Emanem Records artists
  • Musicians from New Hampshire
  • 21st-century double-bassists
  • American jazz double-bassists
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Latest information about Kent Carter updated on September 21, 2020.

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