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Terri Lyne Carrington, George Lewis Are 2019 Doris Duke Artist Award Winners

The drummer and trombonist will receive $275,000 for their contributions to jazz

Terri Lyne Carrington (photo by Tracy Love
Terri Lyne Carrington (photo: Tracy Love)

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and trombonist George Lewis are recipients of the 2019 Doris Duke Artist Awards for jazz, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced on July 9. Joining Carrington and Lewis as award winners are accomplished artists in the fields of theater and contemporary dance.

Each artist will receive $275,000 to spend without restrictions. Of those funds, $25,000 is earmarked for savings, retirement or other later life needs.

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