Terri Lyne Carrington: Jazz, Soul, And Sisterhood

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Monday April 11, 2016

from DRUM! magazine

Terri Lyne Carrington: Jazz, Soul, And Sisterhood

In recording her latest album, The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul, Terri Lyne Carrington had a hard act to follow: herself. The renowned drummer, composer, bandleader, and producer won her first Grammy in 2012, for Best Jazz Vocal Album, for the record’s precursor, The Mosaic Project, and two years later she became the first woman to nab a Best Jazz Instrumental Grammy for Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue.

If that weren’t enough, earlier this year Carrington added a third Grammy to her mantle for her deft and inventive production of Dianne Reeves’ album Beautiful Life. After more than 40 years in the business, the onetime sidewoman for icons such as Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, who has also served as house drummer for TV talk shows such as The Arsenio Hall Show and Vibe, is having more than just a moment.

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