And The GRAMMY Went To ... Terri Lyne Carrington

More on the jazz drummer's groundbreaking win at the 56th GRAMMY Awards
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    Terri Lyne Carrington
January 31, 2014 -- 9:00 am PST

(In the coming weeks will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Jan. 26 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.) 

Album: Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue 

Artist: Terri Lyne Carrington

Won for: Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Previous wins: Carrington has one prior GRAMMY win.

Did you know?: Carrington is the first female artist to win a GRAMMY for Best Jazz Instrumental Album. Previous winners in the category include Count Basie, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, among others. Carrington picked up her second career GRAMMY to date for 2013's Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue. The 11-track set includes covers of songs from Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach's 1962 album, Money Jungle, and features collaborations with GRAMMY-winning bassist Christian McBride and GRAMMY-nominated pianist Gerald Clayton. Carrington garnered her first GRAMMY in 2011 for Best Jazz Vocal Album for The Mosaic Project.


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