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Monday March 18, 2019

From WDET: Ann Delisi’s Essential Conversations

Ann Delisi’s Essential Conversations: Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding
By: Ann Delisi

Hosted by Detroit storyteller Ann Delisi, this interview series recognizes the creative spirit of local and national celebrities. In each episode, Delisi sits down with local and nationally recognized professionals in the fields of music, news and the arts for insightful conversations exploring their work and inspiration.

In episode three, Delisi speaks with jazz drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding. They talk about teaching, performing, and being women in jazz. ‘We’re in a society where people are used to being fed‘┬Žit’s not leaving enough up to imagination,’ says Carrington.

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