Terri Lyne Carrington shares her personal story about being a jazz drumming protege and producer in a male-dominated music world.
EXCERPT: “Factually speaking, I am a drummer, playing an instrument predominantly played by men in a male-dominated industry, so I have had to be fearless and daring or I would not have gotten very far in my field.”
ABOUT TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON
Terri Lyne Carrington was given her first set of drums at the age of seven. By the age of 11, she received a full scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music. She has toured with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Stan Getz, Al Jarreau and others. She is also a three-time GRAMMY award-winning artist and producer. She is also the Founder and Artistic Director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.