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Radio & Podcasts

Terri Lyne Carrington's Latest Project Sets New Standards For Women Composers

Read "Terri Lyne Carrington's Latest Project Sets New Standards For Women Composers" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast presents new releases from Sweet Megg & Ricky Alexander, Celia Berk, Connie Han, trio Daniel Carter, Kelly Green & Luca Soul, a live 2017 concert recording featuring Wayne Shorter, Terri Lyne Carrington, Leo Genovese, Esperanza Spalding, plus Terri Lyne Carrington's groundbreaking New Standards Vol. 1 project highlighting women composers, with birthday shoutouts to Doris Tauber (Them There Eyes, Drinking Again), Emily Remler, Maria Muldaur, Helen Sung, Champian Fulton and Wesla Whitfield, among others. Thanks for listening and please ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Jack DeJonette, Miles Davis & Terri Lyne Carrington

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The first song on the 743rd Episode of Neon Jazz is from Terri Lyne Carrington and acts as a recurring theme throughout the episode. Periods of her impressive jazz career are highlighted with stories and music from Quincy Jones, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Jack DeJohnette. Along the way, we hear from other musicians who are making 2022 a tasty year for new music. From the likes of Lauren Lee, Andrew Nixon and Larry Douglas. We finish off the episode with ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Willie Oteri, Glenn Cannon, Terri Lyne Carrington, Michael Manring and Gary Willis

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Willie Oteri and Jazz Gunn, Melbourne guitarist Glenn Cannon, Michael Manring from his album The Book Of Flame, Gary Willis from Bent. Playlist Willie Oteri “Spanish Key" from Jazz Gunn (Oteri Tunes) 00:00 Glenn Cannon “Agents" from Leverage (Self Produced) 07:29 Terri Lyne Carrington “Spiral" from Structure (ACT) 15:00 Jean Luc Ponty} &#147;Enigmatic Ocean" from <em>In Concert</em> (Le Chant du Monde) 22:22</li> <li>Terrain &#147;Seven Steps To Samba" from <em>Time To Travel</em> (Alberta Foundation) 29:44</li> <li>Michael Manring &#147;Fire Sermon" ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Terri Lynne Carrington, Michael Manring, Gary Willis, John Novello, Dave Weckl

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From Melbourne, guitarist Glenn Cannon and Sam Aliano, plus drummer Terri Lynne Carrington, bassist Michael Manring, Keyboard player John Novello. Playlist Glenn Cannon “Agents" from Leverage (Self Produced) 00:00 Terri Lynne Carrington “Spiral" from Structure (ACT) 05:31 Michael Manring “The Fire Sermon" from The Book off Flame (Alchemy) 10:56 Gary Willis “Bent" from Bent (Alchemy) 16:23 John Novello “Journey to Nowhere" from Threshold (Holographic) 21:57 Rough Ramblers “Prove It" from Dolls House (Daisy Dog) 27:22/li> Simon Patterson “Son ...

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Under the Radar

A Different Drummer, Part 5: Terri Lyne Carrington

Read "A Different Drummer, Part 5: Terri Lyne Carrington" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


In her 2003 Carnegie Mellon University paper Experience West African Drumming: A Study of West African Dance-Drumming and Women Drummers, Leslie Marie Mullins explains that drumming was explicitly the territory of male musicians in West Africa. Mullins reveals that several myths were employed to keep women and drums far apart. Among them, Ghanaian women were thought (by males) to lack the physical strength for the strenuous activity of drumming, and they were taught that drumming would lead to infertility. But ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Close Your Eyes: Celebrating Bernice Petkere, The Queen of Tin Pan Alley

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This broadcast begins with a celebration of composer Bernice Petkere ("Close Your Eyes," Lullaby of the Leaves") along with new releases from pianist Haeun Joo and bassist Adi Meyerson. Other birthday shoutouts include Jeri Southern, Terri Lyne Carrington, Roberta Piket, Noa Fort, Tony Bennett, Meg Okura and Cyrille Aimee, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic. Playlist Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers “Close ...

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Interview

Meet Terri Lyne Carrington

Read "Meet Terri Lyne Carrington" reviewed by Craig Jolley


From the 1995-2003 archive: This article first appeared at All About Jazz in March 2002. Drummer/composer Terri Lyne Carrington found her voice early. Unlike other child prodigies, she was not transfixed by her early success and has continued to grow musically. Besides her brilliance as a drummer she is now established as a bandleader and producer. She records and tours with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and many others. New CD: Jazz Is A Spirit (The ACT ...


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