ACS: Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding
Formed out of their work together on Carrington’s Grammy Award-winning album The Mosaic Project and their debut at New York’s legendary Village Vanguard, the ensemble explores new musical territory. The trio is elegant, experimental, and unquestionably bold. Grammy-nominated composer/pianist/educator Allen makes her Center debut alongside two Jazz Series veterans, Grammy Award-winning drummer/composer/record producer Carrington and Grammy Award-winner bassist/vocalist/composer Spalding.
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Born in the late ‘50s, pianist Geri Allen is of the generation of jazz musicians whose scope of influences is allinclusive. Like contemporaries Greg Osby and Steve Coleman, those influences include not only mainstream jazz but world music, funk, pop, rock, and free jazz....
Terri Lyne Carrington was a popular side player throughout the 1980s and '90s, and contributed her funky drum style to many different settings. Carrington was a bit of a prodigy, impressing many veteran jazz players while still a child, and was one of the first significant female drummers in jazz....
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Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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