Concerts from the Library of Congress

SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021 at 8:00 PM (ET)

Terri Lyne Carrington (photo credit, John Watson)


NEA Jazz Master and two-time GRAMMY award-winning drummer, composer, producer, and educator, Terri Lyne Carrington is the 2021 Library of Congress Jazz Scholar. Accompanied by pianist Kris Davis and bassist Linda May Han Oh, Carrington’s all-women-composer program, The New Standards, features music written by stellar musicians including Esperanza Spalding, Maria Schneider, and Geri Allen. As part of her residency, Carrington shares her talent in five educational videos on the elements of jazz drumming. Finally, she engages in a dynamic conversation with a Library curator about her successful career in the jazz world.

Stay tuned for Terri Lyne Carrington’s Jazz Scholar Residency Events:

Elements of Jazz drumming, Thursday, April 21st at 10:00 am
In five short and energetic videos, Terri Lyne Carrington demonstrates elements of jazz drumming including the shuffle groove, Afro-Cuban rhythms, the ride cymbal pattern, five-stroke roll, and jazz swing with triple independence.

Interview with Terri Lyne Carrington, Friday, April 23rd at 10:00 am
Terri Lyne Carrington will discuss her successful career in the jazz world including her experience as the Founder and Artistic Director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.

Presented in cooperation with the Revada Foundation of the Logan family.

All events for the 2020-2021 season of Concerts from the Library of Congress will be presented virtually.
Be sure to check this page for additional content, including conversations with the artists, program notes, links to Library resources and more!