- Category : Entertain-Music-Instrumentalist
- Type : GE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (35)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Wishes 1
Scottish musician, a rock and jazz trumpeter with the group "Nucleus," from September 1969. They are known for their LPs "Elastic Rock," 1970, "Labyrinth," 1973 and "Awakening," 1980.
Carr's career spans some 30 years as a teacher, writer and broadcaster, instrumentalist and composer. From 1960-62, he played with the EmCee Five and later recorded five albums as co-leader of the Rendell-Carr quintet from 1963 to July 1969. His books include "Miles Davis," 1982, "Keith Jarrett: The Man and His Music," 1991 and "Jazz: The Rough Guide," 1995.
In 1982, Carr became an associate professor with the Guildhall School of Music and was awarded the Calabria award for "outstanding contribution in the field of jazz."
After experiencing a series of mini-strokes and pneumonia, he died on February 25, 2009 in London, age 75.