MUSIC: Terri Lyne Carrington at Gallagher Student Center Theater
For almost three decades, drummer, composer and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington has been tearing it up on stages with artists including Herbie Hancock, Cassandra Wilson, Clark Terry and others. And shes recorded and performed with luminaries across Jazz and Rock. Carrington is a forceful advocate for women in Jazz, and produced The Mosaic Project in 2011 featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding, Nona Hendryx and many more. In 2014, Carrington became the first woman to receive a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue. For her stop at Xavier Universitys Jazz series, shell be joined by Takeshi Obayashi on piano, Mark Shim on sax and Benjamin Jephta on bass for an evening of music from Money Jungle, a tribute to Duke Ellington, Max Roach and Charles Mingus 1963 collaboration. Its a rare opportunity to hear this dynamo, one of the most sought-after drummers of the day.
8 p.m. Wednesday. $30-$40. Gallagher Student Center Theater, 3800 Victory Parkway, Evanston, xavier.edu.
Photo: Delphine Diallo