Terence Blanchard

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: July 22, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11: 
1. Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - Kinda Dukish and Rockin' In Rhythm - IN THE SPIRIT OF DUKE  

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:15 pm
Sat June 15, 2013

Terence Blanchard Turns A Tragic Champion Into An Opera Hero

Terence Blanchard is one of today's foremost jazz composers.
Nitin Vadukul Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat June 15, 2013 6:19 pm

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3:13 pm
Sat January 12, 2008

Terence Blanchard: jazz trumpet virtuoso and film composer

Terence Blanchard

Jill's guest is this week is Terence Blanchard. His most recent album,"A Tale of God's Will - Requiem for Katrina" was the film score for Spike Lee's documentary recounting the horrors that befell the people of New Orleans. Blanchard is a Grammy award winner and five-time Grammy nominee, and continues his musical efforts as an internationally recognized performer, composer, band leader, and arranger. He is also currently Artistic Director of the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

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