We’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Carr Center with the most exciting series in our history. It’s the Carr Center Splash Series. Seven new venues across the Metro Detroit area. A star-studded line-up of resident artists and performers, including Esperanza Spalding and Ravi Coltrane. We’re introducing Co-Artistic directors Dee Dee Bridgewater and Terri Lyne Carrington, and a very special tribute to Geri Allen. Each performance designed to bring you up close and personal with the artists.More Music. More Artists. More Venues. More Carr.
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Meet Our Co-Artistic Directors
TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON
award-winning drummer, composer and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington was born in 1965 in Medford, Massachusetts. After an extensive touring career of over 20 years with luminaries like Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Cassandra Wilson, Clark Terry, Dianne Reeves and more, she returned to her hometown where she was appointed professor at her alma mater, Berklee College of Music. Terri Lyne also received an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music in 2003.READ MORE
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning Jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics. Ever the fearless voyager, explorer, pioneer and keeper of tradition, the three-time Grammy-winner most recently won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee.READ MORE