Riffing the Reality: Women, Gender and Jazz

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Conversation and Video Performance

A Valley Jazz Network informance on gender dynamics and the historical and contemporary contributions of women to jazz music. The evening begins with a live panel discussion moderated by Yvonne Mendez with Terri Lyne Carrington (founder of Berklee’s Jazz and Gender Justice Institute, Grammy Award-winning drummer and composor), Tammy Kernodle (PhD and ethnomusicologist and faculty at Miami University in Ohio; expert scholar on the work of Mary Lou Williams and other female composers), Sarah Elizabeth Charles (Associate Professor of Music at The New School; gender and non-binary artist advocate), and young musicians from Berklee’s Jazz and Gender Justice Institute TBD. Followed by a pre-recorded concert set featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and students in the Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Institute.