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Friday July 30, 2021

From The Boston Globe

Terri Lyne Carrington brings explorations of jazz and social justice to Newport
By: Bill Beuttler

Terri Lyne Carrington’s award-winning band Social Science, with whom she’ll perform Saturday at the Newport Jazz Festival, had its genesis in tours featuring music from the drummer and composer’s Grammy-winning albums ‘The Mosaic Project’ and ‘Money Jungle.’..

They also shared an ethos ‘” coupling an eclectic and highly improvisational approach to music with an eagerness to confront social issues ‘” that was crucial…

The resultant album was a Grammy Awards finalist for best jazz instrumental album. Last summer’s DownBeat Critics Poll voted Carrington jazz artist, her band jazz group, and ‘Waiting Game’ jazz album of the year.

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