Terri Lyne Carrington

Jazz Is A Spirit - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9408-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94082 7
  • German Release: 01/03/2002
  • Genre: US-Jazz

CD des Monats März 2002

Only digitally available

Commenting on her own lifelong commitment to jazz, Terri Lyne Carrington defers to Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, musicians who, she reminds us, have said that they "are not playing music, but are playing life."  Indeed, her own music embodies profound lessons about our social and personal lives, about the histories that produce us and how we might free ourselves from these histories and simultaneously carry them forward.  ‘Jazz Is A Spirit’ conveys Terri’s complex engagement with tradition, which involves a deep respect for those who came before her combined with innovative challenges that chart new territory. As the master drummer Papa Jo Jones speaks during the second of Terri’s two stunning drum solo compositions on this disc, he evokes his own contemporaries, musicians who have passed on, and issues a warni...

line up

Terri Lyne Carrington - drums
Herbie Hancock - piano
Greg Kurstin - piano
Gary Thomas - saxophones
Wallace Roney - trumpet
Terence Blanchard - trumpet
Kevin Eubanks - guitar
Paul Bollenback - guitar
Jeff Richman - guitar
Danny Robinson - guitar
Bob Hurst - bass
Malcolm-Jamal Warner - bass & spoken word
Katisse Buckingham - soprano saxophone
Ed Barguiarena - percussion
Darryl “Munyungo” Jackson - percussion

Recording Information

Recorded  at Master Control Studio, Burbank, CA
in February 2001
Engineers: Rich Breen, Dan Nebenzal, Matt Quave,
John Ugarte
Mixed by Charlie Pollack
Mastered by Stephan Marsh at Sony Music Studios,
Santa Monica, CA
Produced by Terri Lyne Carrington