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Sixth & I

Terri Lyne Carrington: Celebrating Geri Allen's Genius, Grace and Fire

Thursday, June 14  7:30 PM  • Sixth & I

Pianist-composer Geri Allen, will be remembered with a DCJF exclusive: Terri Lyne Carrington: Celebrating Geri Allen's Genius, Grace, and Fire. Ms. Allen, who mentored subsequent generations of Howard University music students while achieving an honored career as a performing and recording artist, jazz educator,  passed away in 2017. Renowned drummer-bandleader-educator Terri Lyne Carrington, brings a list of stellar musicians including Bad Plus pianist Orrin Evans, rising star saxophonist Tia Fuller, swiftly emerging vocalist Charenee Wade, and DCJF’s 2018 artist-in-residence Ben Williams. The evening will also highlight the special partnership Geri Allen had with the late NEA Jazz Master vocalist Betty Carter, a major touchstone in Ms. Allen’s extraordinary career.


Ticket Information

$27.00 (Pre-sale), $30.00 (Advanced) • $35.00 (Day-Of)

General Admission • Doors Open: 6:30 PM | Show: 7:30 PM

Visit Sixth & I's page to purchase tickets!

Venue: 600 I Street, NW | Washington, DC 20001 | 202.408.3100

Part of Jazz in the ‘HoodsTM presented by Events DC.