Skip to Main Content

Concerts from the Library of Congress: Pick of the Week

Week of May 21, 2021

This Pick of the Week features the 2021 virtual performance of Terri Lyne Carrington. NEA Jazz Master and three-time Grammy award-winning drummer, composer, producer, and educator Terri Lyne Carrington is the 2021 Library of Congress Jazz Scholar. Accompanied by pianist Kris Davis, bassist Linda May Han Oh, saxophonist Tia Fuller, and guest artist Devon Gates, "The New Standards," Carrington's all-women-composer program, features songs written by stellar musicians including Esperanza Spalding, Maria Schneider, and Geri Allen.

Pick of the Week - May 21, 2021

Terri Lyne Carrington: New Standards (performance date: April 24, 2021)

Kris Davis, piano and keyboard
Linda May Han Oh, bass
Tia Fuller, saxophone & flute
Devon Gates, voice & bass

Recorded by Matt Hayes
Mixed by Gerson Lazo-Quiroga
Video edited by Vilho Louhivuori


Sympodial Sunflower, Kris Davis
Pisces, Mary Lou Williams
Higher Ground, Ingrid Jenson
Samsara (for Wayne), Terri Lyne Carrington
Queen Intuition, Tia Fuller
Choro Dancado, Maria Schneider
If That's True, Esperanza Spalding
Unconditional Love, Geri Allen

Digital Collections and Resources at the Library of Congress

Conversation with Terri Lyne Carrington (event date: April 24, 2021)

Three-time Grammy Award-winning drummer, 2021 NEA Jazz Master, composer, producer and educator Terri Lyne Carrington discusses her virtual performance of "The New Standards" and issues relating to gender justice in the jazz world with the Library's Michele Glymph and Claudia Morales.