Terri Lyne Carrington Talks Drumming with Kidsday

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Sunday April 02, 2017

From Newsday

Terri Lyne Carrington Talks Drumming with Kidsday
By: Jessica Maixner, Tinia McGee, Ella O’heir – Kidsday Reporters

If you had the chance to spend an hour with a three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer, would you? We would! And we did just that when we met with Terri Lyne Carrington at the Sugar Bar, a Manhattan restaurant and bar that is owned by Valerie Simpson, who was married to the late Nick Ashford.

First we sat with Terri Lyne and talked to her about her career and personal life. We found out that she doesn’t just drum. She is also a composer, singer and record producer.

Terri Lyne Carrington was born on Aug. 4, 1965, in Medford Massachusetts. Terri Lyne is soft-spoken but her voice comes out in her music. Terri has a 10-year-old son who sings, but she told us that he prefers WWE.

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