Terri Lyne Carrington

Born 4 August 1965.

Biography

Terri Lyne Carrington (born August 4, 1965) is a Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer, composer, record producer and entrepreneur. She has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Joe Sample, Al Jarreau, Yellowjackets, and many others. She toured with each of Hancock's musical configurations (from electric to acoustic) between 1997 and 2007.

In 2007 she was appointed professor at her alma mater, Berklee College of Music, where she received an honorary doctorate in 2003.

Carrington also serves as Artistic Director of the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue

    Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue 2013

    Reviewed by Daniel Spicer
    Ellington et al would be proud of Carrington’s 21st century reinterpretations.
  2. Review of The Mosaic Project

    The Mosaic Project 2011

    Reviewed by Lara Bellini
    A fantastic all-female line-up features on Carrington’s fifth album.
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