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    Terri Lyne Carrington's Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue Album Release Concert at Berklee

    Presented by at Berklee Performance Center

    February 14, 2013


    Terri Lyne Carrington's Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue Album Release Concert at Berklee

     Boston, MA, Jan. 15, 2013 – Renowned drummer, composer, producer, and Berklee professor Terri Lyne Carrington presents her new album Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue. The album — to be released the week of the concert — is the follow up to her Grammy Award-winning album The Mosaic Project. The release of Carrington's new album coincides with the 50th anniversary of Money Jungle, a pivotal 1963 trio recording by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach. Carrington wrote all new arrangements of Ellington's music for the album, which also includes two of her original compositions. At the concert, Carrington will perform with a trio and larger ensembles with Berklee students and guest pianist Gerald Clayton, who is featured on the album.

    Terri Lyne Carrington's Money Jungle is part of Berklee's Signature Music Series. It takes place on Thursday, February 14, 8:15 p.m. at the Berklee Performance Center (BPC), 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. Tickets are reserve seating, $8, $16 (advance) and $12, $20 (day of show). Purchase tickets at, by calling 617-747-2261, or visit the BPC Box Office. The venue is wheelchair-accessible.

    Terri Lyne Carrington was born in Medford, Massachusetts. A child prodigy, she began her Berklee studies at the age of 13 and was touring with legends like Clark Terry by her late teens. After an extensive touring career of over 20 years with icons like Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves, and others, she returned to her alma mater and was appointed professor and artistic director of the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival. She also received an honorary doctor of music from Berklee in 2003.

    Millions saw her on TV as the house drummer on the Arsenio Hall Show, and on Quincy Jones's VIBE, hosted by Sinbad. Her Grammy nominated debut album Real Life Story (1989) featured Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, and others. After a hiatus from U.S. recording, she released 2009's More to Say ... Real Life Story: NextGen, the sequel to her debut album. The Mosaic Project, her first album on Concord Jazz, which featured a number of prominent female artists like Esperanza Spalding, Nona Hendryx, and Geri Allen, was released in 2011. It won the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album.

    Berklee Performance Center

    136 Massachusetts Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Reserve seating $8, $16 (advance) and $12, $20 (day of show)

    Phone: 6177472568


    By "T": Take the Green Line to the Hynes Convention Center stop. Exit left onto Massachusetts Avenue and cross Boylston Street. The Berklee Performance Center is about 30 yards from the corner. Consult the MBTA Web site for bus routes and schedules.

    Limited metered parking is available on the streets surrounding the Berklee Performance Center and Berklee College of Music.

    Parking is also available at nearby parking garages. For a full list go here:

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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