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Terence Blanchard is one of today's foremost jazz composers.

Watch Terence Blanchard Turns A Tragic Champion Into An Opera Hero

June 15, 2013 – The jazz composer's latest project is an opera based on the true story of a gay boxer in the 1960s.


Listen Terence Blanchard Considers Life's 'Choices'

October 21, 2009 – The New Orleans trumpeter returned to his hometown to record his new album, Choices.


Listen Terence Blanchard: Free Will And 'Choices'

August 24, 2009 – The trumpeter's new album, Choices, ponders questions about free will and personal responsibility.


Listen Terence Blanchard Group: Live In New Orleans WBGO

July 29, 2009 – The trumpeter returned to his hometown to premiere music from his forthcoming album live in concert. WBGO


Listen Terence Blanchard Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

February 18, 2009 – The New Orleans trumpeter is both an experienced film composer and a standard-bearer of modern jazz. WBGO


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

October 25, 2007 – New Orleans trumpeter Terence Blanchard's latest CD is subtitled "A Requiem for Katrina."


Read Monk Institute of Jazz 20th Anniversary Concert WBGO

October 4, 2007 – Herbie Hancock celebrates the school that offers musicians college-level training from the masters. WBGO

Listen Next Generation Jazz Orchestra in Concert WBGO

September 23, 2007 – Hear the high-school all-stars perform alongside Terence Blanchard at the Monterey Jazz Festival. WBGO

Listen Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Performs Live in 4A

August 16, 2007 – A Tale of God's Will (a requiem for Katrina) is a tribute to his childhood hometown.


Listen Blanchard Rebuilds New Orleans in Song WBGO

August 14, 2007 – Composer Terence Blanchard shares two solo piano performances with WBGO's Josh Jackson. WBGO

Listen Terence Blanchard in Concert at Jazz Fest WBGO

May 17, 2007 – Jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard honors jazz legend Louis Armstrong on JazzSet. WBGO


Listen Music DVDs That Beat Expectations

May 6, 2007 – DVDs featuring singer Oliver Mtukudzi and trumpeter Terence Blanchard take viewers behind the music.


Listen Blanchard Evokes the Sound of Miles

July 7, 2005 – A trumpeter set out to make a record in the spirit of a Miles Davis Quartet record.


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