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Terri Lyne Carrington

dr, *1965 US, Massachusetts
Singer / Musician / Composer / Songwriter / Producer of Jazz

Terri Lyne Carrington (born August 4, 1965) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer, composer, singer, 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.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Keyboards
  • Backing Vocals
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Nothing from Nothing on Excursions and Adventures by Tim Ray & John Patitucci
Skeptic Alert on Real Life Story by Terri Lyne Carrington
Transformation on The Mosaic Project by Terri Lyne Carrington
Trapped in the American Dream on Waiting Game by Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science
Superfly on Impressions of Curtis Mayfield by Jazz Soul Seven
Obstacle Illusion on Real Life Story by Terri Lyne Carrington
I Got Lost In His Arms on The Mosaic Project by Terri Lyne Carrington
1919 on Beauty & Mystery by Lewis Porter, Terri Lyne Carrington & John Patitucci
Bells (Ring Loudly) on Waiting Game by Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science
Pray the Gay Away on Waiting Game by Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Beauty&MysteryLewis Porter, Terri Lyne Carrington, John Patitucci With Tia Fuller2018Album
The Act YearsTerri Lyne Carrington2015Album
The Mosaic Project: Love And SoulTerri Lyne Carrington2015Album
Live At MüpaBéla Szakcsi Lakatos, Chris Potter, Reginald Veal, Terri Lyne Carrington2013Album
Money Jungle: Provocative In BlueTerri Lyne Carrington2013Album
The Mosaic ProjectTerri Lyne Carrington2011Album
More To Say... (Real Life Story: Nextgen)Terri Lyne Carrington2009Album
For The RhythmTineke Postma Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington2005Album
StructureTerri Lyne Carrington, Adam Rogers, Jimmy Haslip, Greg Osby2004Album
Jazz Is A SpiritTerri Lyne Carrington With Herbie Hancock, Gary Thomas, Robert Hurst, Paul Bollenback, Wallace Roney2002Album
Real Life StoryTerri Lyne Carrington1989Album
More Than WomanTerri Lyne Carrington1989Single
The Truth - Live At MontmartreNiels Lan Doky, Bob Berg, Bo Stief, Terri Lyne Carrington1988Album
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