Ian Carr

Real Name:Ian Henry Randall Carr

Scottish jazz trumpeter, band leader, writer, and composer.

Born: 21 April 1933 in Dumfries, Scotland, UK.
Died: 25 February 2009 in London, England, UK (aged 75).

Ian Carr started his career in the group The EmCee Five together with his brother Mike Carr (2) in the early 1960's. He was perhaps best known for his group Nucleus (3) which was successful throughout the 1970s, but also his work as one of the two leading members of the eponymous The Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet during the 1960s, has in more recent times been much sought after by jazz music collectors for it's unique characteristics.

Older brother of Mike Carr (2). , Wikipedia , Imdb
In Groups:Centipede (3), Humphrey Lyttelton Big Band, Ian Carr Double Quintet, Ian Carr Quintet, Michael Garrick Quintet, Michael Garrick Septet, Nucleus (3), Spontaneous Music Ensemble, The Chitinous Ensemble, The Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet, The EmCee Five, The Jeff Clyne / Ian Carr Quartet, The Michael Garrick Sextet, The Mike Gibbs Orchestra, The New Jazz Orchestra, The Northern Dance Orchestra, The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble, Zyklus (2)
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