The Terence Blanchard Quintet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Terence Blanchard Quintet At Newport
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Terence Blanchard is one of today's foremost jazz composers. Nitin Vadukul/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Terence Blanchard Turns A Tragic Champion Into An Opera Hero
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Terence Blanchard Considers Life's 'Choices'
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Jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard is a throwback to the socially engaged jazzman of the 1960s. Jenny Bagert hide caption

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Terence Blanchard: Free Will And 'Choices'
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Listen Now: Terence Blanchard Quintet In Concert
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Terence Blanchard Quintet in Concert at the Village Vanguard - 02/18/2009
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Terence Blanchard on Scoring Spike Lee Joints
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Terence Blanchard: Musical Musings on 'God's Will'
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