Carr, Ian

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Carr, Ian Gender: M
born on 21 April 1933 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Dumfries, Scotland, 55n04, 3w37
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 01°12' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°16 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 27°19'


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1970 (First album released)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 2009
  • Death by Disease 25 February 2009 (Of complications from pneumonia and mini-strokes, in London, age 75)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Music groups)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Guildhall School of Music)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Nucleus)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Trumpet)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Calabria Award)