CAP UCLA presents Terri Lyne Carrington, New Standards on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 8pm. The performance takes place at Royce Hall.

Terri Lyne Carrington

Three-time Grammy Award winner and NEA Jazz Master, Terri Lyne Carrington has been heralded as a “true titan of jazz” by Forbes. Carrington’s latest project, New Standards, illuminates the works of women composers. The drummer will be backed by an all-star band. The performance features a lineup of special guests, including Ambrose Akinmusire, Ravi Coltrane, Dianne Reeves and more. From soulful ballads to experimental compositions, New Standards promises a night of unparalleled musical exploration.


Carrington is not only an exceptional drummer but also a producer and educator. She began her career at the age of 10 in Boston. Carrington has dedicated her journey to phenomenal musicality and championing inclusivity in jazz.  Additionally, she elevates the voices of women, trans and non-binary individuals.

UCLA’s Royce Hall; photo by Richard Bilow

The Jazz Master serves as Founder and Artistic Director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.  She is also Artistic Director for Next Jazz Legacy program, a collaboration with New Music USA. She has performed on more than 100 recordings over her 40-year career.  Carrington has toured as well as recorded with jazz luminaries such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Stan Getz, Esperanza Spalding and numerous others.


UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) is the public-facing research and presenting organization for the performing arts at the University of California, Los Angeles—one of the world’s leading public research universities. It is housed within the UCLA School of the Arts & Architecture along with the Hammer and Fowler museums. The central pursuit of CAP UCLA’s work as an organization is to sustain the diversity of contemporary performing artists while celebrating its contributions to culture.

Admission runs from $39 – $59; Visit the website for more info or to purchase tickets; Tickets for performances are available now at, by phone 310-825-2101 or at the UCLA Central Ticket Office. 

What:  Terri Lyne Carrington
Where: Royce Hall, UCLA, 10745 Dickson Court, Los Angeles, CA 90095
When: January 27, 2024, 8:00pm

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