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2012-02-15

7:30PM

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CONGRATULATIONS TO TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON FOR WINNING THE GRAMMY IN "BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM"!

"Music has a social power and can affect communities," Pérez said. "We're encouraging the student to be more active in the world not just as a performer, but also as a citizen. And in the process they learn more about themselves and about humanity, and that will be expressed in their music."
-DownBeat

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The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) Jazz Masters Series featuring Terri Lyne Carrington

Featuring: Zach Giberson – Tenor
Lihi Haruvi – Alto
Alex Hargreaves – Violin
Caili O’Doherty – Piano
Spencer Stewart – Bass
Isaac Haselkorn – Drums
Sergio Martinez – Percussion

Featured Jazz Master:Terri Lyne Carrington - Drums

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is proud to present this series of concerts featuring some of world’s most talented emerging artists. Each of these concerts will be dedicated to the music of the Artist in Residence they are working with at that time. Tonight’s program will be feature Terri Lyne Carrington and her music.

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment.

Drummer, composer, and producer Terri Lyne Carrington gained recognition on late night TV in the late '80s as the house drummer for the Arsenio Hall Show, then again in the '90s as the drummer on the Quincy Jones late night TV show VIBE, hosted by Sinbad. In 1989, Carrington released a Grammy-nominated debut CD entitled Real Life Story, which featured Carlos Santana, Grover Washington Jr., Dianne Reeves, Wayne Shorter, and Patrice Rushen, among others. Her production collaborations with artists such as Gino Vannelli, Peabo Bryson, Dianne Reeves, Siedah Garrett, and Marilyn Scott have produced notable works as well, including a special song commissioned for the 1996 Olympic Games, "Always Reach for Your Dreams." After an extensive touring career of over 20 years with luminaries like Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Cassandra Wilson, Clark Terry, and more, she recently returned to her hometown where she was appointed professor in the Percussion Department at her alma mater, Berklee College of Music.