Drummer, bandleader and educator Terri Lyne Carrington just won her fourth Grammy award with New Standards Vol. 1

which advances a new canon of women composers in improvisational music

The album, and its accompanying book of songs, reflects the vital work Carrington is doing to envision what she calls “jazz without patriarchy.”

She’s far from alone in this aim: within the classical realm as well as jazz, works by women have found far greater representation on record and in concert programming during recent seasons

The Philadelphia Orchestra has shown a steadfast commitment to the music of Florence Price, for instance, while Opera Philadelphia has appointed Courtney Bryan its new composer in residence.