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Terri Lyne Carrington

Terri Lyne Carrington is a highly accomplished musician and activist. She has played around the world, sharing the stage with greats like Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana, and Esperanza Spalding. As a champion of women in jazz, Terri Lyne wrote New Standards: 101 Lead Sheets by Women Composers and produced the album New Standards Vol. 1 to wide acclaim. She also wrote a children’s book inspired by her father’s childhood, Three of a Kind – The Allen Carrington Spalding Trio, showing the importance of investment in youth music training. She has won numerous honors and awards during her career, including an honorary doctorate from her alma mater Berklee College of Music (where she also acts as a professor), three Grammy awards, and recently awarded a National Endowment Arts Jazz Master Fellowship.

Co-Creation Team

Kiley Atkins

M.A. Candidate, Public History

Kiley graduated from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island in 2021, with a double major in American history and cultural and historic preservation. Her field work has focused on community partnership, including researching and developing an archive for a community center in her hometown.

Claire Lavarreda

Ph.D. Student, World History

Claire Lavarreda is a World History Ph.D. student at Northeastern University, focusing on Indigenous history, archives, memory, and material culture. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2021, where she majored in History and Social Sciences and minored in Spanish.