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Bassist Dave Carpenter Dies at 48

Dave Carpenter, 48, a bassist whose lengthy list of credits included work with Herbie Hancock, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and many others, died June 23 at his home in Burbank, Calif.

Carpenter, who was also a founding member of the Lounge Art Ensemble, had most recently played in a trio with pianist Alan Pasqua and drummer Peter Erskine. Carpenter’s most recent album was Standards.

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