Ian Carr (1933 – 2009)

carr The British trumpet player and author Ian Carr died in London on Wednesday at age 75. An accomplished author, he wrote the definitive musical biography of Miles Davis, widely regarded as among the finest jazz musical biographies.


1 thought on “Ian Carr (1933 – 2009)”

  1. very sorry to hear this news. i was just recommending the miles book to someone yesterday (instead of the miles autobiography!). it’s a fantastically detailed account of all things miles up til the 70s.

    i was reading about miles and thought people here might be into a good miles podcast i found on sony’s page:


    rip ian carr – he did a lot of great work explaining the unexplainable!

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