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Ian Carr
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Ian Henry Randall Carr (21st April 1933 in Dumfries, Scotland, UK - 25th February 2009 in London, England, UK) was a Scottish jazz trumpeter, band leader, writer and composer. He was perhaps best known for his group Nucleus which was successful throughout the 70s, but also his work as one of the two leading members of the eponymous The Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet during the 60s, has in more recent times been much sought after by jazz music collectors for it's unique characteristics. He also wrote a noted biography of Miles Davis.
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http://iancarrsnucleus.net
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United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — X United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — X
(Mood 6582, 1999, CD)
United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Die Neunte von United United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Die Neunte von United
(Mood 6472, 1996, CD)
Michael Gibbs — Big Music Michael Gibbs — Big Music
(ACT 9231-2, 1988/1996, CD)
Ian Carr — Old Heartland Ian Carr — Old Heartland
(CD MMC 1016, 1988, CD)
United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Round Seven United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Round Seven
(Mood 33.606, 1987, CD)
The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — United Live Opus Sechs The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — United Live Opus Sechs
(Mood 33.621, 1984/1988, CD)
The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Live in Berlin The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Live in Berlin
(Mood 33.620, 1981/1988, CD)
Ian Carr and Nucleus — Bracknell Sunshine Ian Carr and Nucleus — Bracknell Sunshine
(Gonzo Multimedia HST267CD , 1980/2016, CD)
Ian Carr and Nucleus — Three of a Kind Ian Carr and Nucleus — Three of a Kind
(Gonzo Multimedia HST268CD, 1980/2015, CD)
The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — The Break Even Point The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — The Break Even Point
(Mood 33.619, 1979/1988, CD)
Ian Carr's Nucleus — Out of the Long Dark Ian Carr's Nucleus — Out of the Long Dark
(Capitol TOCJ-50254, 1979/2011, CD)
The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Teamwork The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Teamwork
(Mood 33.618, 1978/1988, CD)
Ian Carr's Nucleus — In Flagrante Delicto Ian Carr's Nucleus — In Flagrante Delicto
(BGO BGOCD599, 1977/2003, CD)
The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Live im Schützenhaus The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble — Live im Schützenhaus
(Mood 33.609, 1977/1988, CD)
Nucleus — Snakehips Etcetera Nucleus — Snakehips Etcetera
(Vertigo 6360 119, 1975, LP)
Nucleus — Under the Sun Nucleus — Under the Sun
(Vertigo 6360 110, 1974, LP)
Ian Carr with Nucleus — Labyrinth Ian Carr with Nucleus — Labyrinth
(Vertigo UICY-93265, 1973/2007, CD)
Ian Carr's Nucleus — Roots Ian Carr's Nucleus — Roots
(Vertigo 6360 100, 1973, LP)
Ian Carr — Belladonna Ian Carr — Belladonna
(Vertigo UICY-9267, 1972/2003, CD)
Nucleus — Hemispheres Nucleus — Hemispheres
(Hux Records 078, 1971/2006, CD)
Nucleus — Live in Bremen Nucleus — Live in Bremen
(Cuneiform Rune 173/172, 1971/2003, 2CD)
Ian Carr with Nucleus+ — Solar Plexus Ian Carr with Nucleus+ — Solar Plexus
(Vertigo UICY-9266, 1971/2003, CD)
Nucleus — We'll Talk About It Later Nucleus — We'll Talk About It Later
(Vertigo 6360 027, 1971, LP)
Nucleus — Elastic Rock Nucleus — Elastic Rock
(Repertoire REPUK 1076, 1970/2005, CD)
Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet — Live at the Union 1966 Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet — Live at the Union 1966
(Reel Recordings RR016, 1966/2010, CD)

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