Terence Blanchard is the guest on this week's Piano Jazz. Henry Adebonojo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Terence Blanchard On Piano Jazz

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Aubrey Allicock (right) portrays boxing champ Emile Griffith in his prime, along with Andrew McLaughlin, in Terence Blanchard's Champion, at Washington National Opera. Scott Suchman/Washington National Opera hide caption

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Tiny Desk Concert with Terence Blanchard. Lani Milton/NPR hide caption

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Terence Blanchard Feat. The E-Collective: Tiny Desk Concert

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Terence Blanchard Quintet in Concert at the Village Vanguard - 02/18/2009

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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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Terence Blanchard on Scoring Spike Lee Joints

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Terence Blanchard: Musical Musings on 'God's Will'

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Listen to Part 1

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Music DVDs That Beat Expectations

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Blanchard Evokes the Sound of Miles

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Terence Blanchard's 'Bounce'

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