Terence Blanchard

trumpeter and composer

Jazz trumpeter and composer.

Terence Blanchard on KCRW

“Fire Shut Up in My Bones” is based on the memoir by New York Times columnist Charles Blow, about his difficult childhood growing up in small-town Louisiana in the 1970s.

Why representation matters in ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones,’ the first Black-led opera at the Met

“Fire Shut Up in My Bones” is based on the memoir by New York Times columnist Charles Blow, about his difficult childhood growing up in small-town Louisiana in the 1970s.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Composer Terence Blanchard on the ‘magic and divine’ of working with Spike Lee.

Terence Blanchard: ‘Da 5 Bloods’

Composer Terence Blanchard on the ‘magic and divine’ of working with Spike Lee.

from The Treatment

Terence Blanchard talks with KCRW about how he composed music for “Da 5 Bloods” and his experiences living as a Black father in America.

Jazz musician Terence Blanchard on ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Spike Lee, and the current civil unrest

Terence Blanchard talks with KCRW about how he composed music for “Da 5 Bloods” and his experiences living as a Black father in America.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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