Terri Lyne Carrington


Celebrated producer, composer, drummer, and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington is highly respected amongst her peers, critics, and audiences alike. For the past twenty years, Carrington has toured the world extensively with luminaries such as Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, and her own acclaimed ensembles. She made history when her album Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue led her to become the first woman ever to win the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album. Carrington’s talents as a producer have led to two more Grammy Awards: one for Dianne Reeves’ Beautiful Life, and one for Carrington’s own celebration of women in jazz, The Mosaic Project. Carrington later followed up with a sequel, The Mosaic Project: Love & Soul, which The Boston Globe called, “an exploration of how jazz intersects with R&B and soul,” and, “so good that the performances and the caliber of musicianship trump any distinctions based on gender or even genre. It doesn’t need to come with an ingenious backstory; it just needs to be heard.” With her already prolific contributions to jazz, Carrington’s legacy only continues to grow.