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Terri Lyne Carrington: Jazz is a Spirit

Read "Jazz is a Spirit" reviewed by David Adler

The fact that Terri Lyne Carrington’s output as a leader has been quite spare makes her new album, Jazz Is a Spirit, all the more noteworthy. Her second and third efforts as a leader, Real Life Story and the little-known Voice & Music, were fairly commercial in nature. But this new album finds her at the ...

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Terri Lyne Carrington: Jazz is a Spirit

Read "Jazz is a Spirit" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

A Street Poem...

Jazz is a Spirit is a hip, high profile offering by drummer/percussionist Terri Lyne Carrington. Carrington fingers the best jazz talent performing today for inclusion on her current rumination. This talent includes the young lions Wallace Roney and Terence Blanchard (who both breathe the spirit of Miles), mainstream icons Kevin Eubanks and Gary ...

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Terri Lyne Carrington: Jazz Is A Spirit

Read "Jazz Is A Spirit" reviewed by Jim Santella

In 1989, Terri Lyne Carrington moved to Los Angeles, where she took on the responsibility of house drummer for Arsenio Hall's late night television talk show. It gave her the opportunity to work with artists from different backgrounds; but it did not – as is often the case – tempt her into a watering-down of her ...