Terri Lyne Carrington to Release New Ellington Tribute Album in Feb.
‘Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue’ includes Gerald Clayton, Christian McBride, others
Drummer, composer and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington will follow her Grammy-winning album The Mosaic Project with Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue (Concord Jazz), an homage to Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach. The album is scheduled for release on Feb. 5 and will coincide with the 50th anniversary of Ellington’s 1963 Money Jungle album.
Keyboardist Gerald Clayton and bassist Christian McBride will perform on the album, which also includes several guests: trumpeter Clark Terry, trombonist Robin Eubanks, reed players Tia Fuller and Antonio Hart, guitarist Nir Felder, percussionist Arturo Stabile and vocalists Shea Rose and Lizz Wright. Herbie Hancock closes the album quoting Ellington.