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The brother of trumpet player Ian Carr, Mike Carr taught himself the organ, piano, and vibes, and gained a reputation in the Newcastle-based EmCee Five. By the late '60s, he was leading a trio that included John McLaughlin and accompanied distinguished visiting musicians. He toured with Ronnie Scott's group between 1971 and 1975, appearing with them at Carnegie Hall in 1974. His own quartet then toured Europe, and he formed Cargo, a jazz-rock group that debuted with an eponymous... Read more

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