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Terence Blanchard

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Years Active: 1980 – present

Terence Blanchard (born March 13, 1962, New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American award-winning, internationally renowned bandleader, composer, arranger, film score writer, and jazz trumpeter. Blanchard is the most prolific jazz musician to ever compose for motion pictures.

] He has been one of the top trumpet players in jazz since the 1980s, and has worked with some of the legends of the genre. He is known for his African-fusion style of playing which makes him unique from other trumpet players.

As of 2007, Blanchard is Artistic Director at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at USC in Los Angeles. It is as a film composer that Blanchard is now reaching wider audiences. Terence’s trumpet can be heard on nearly fifty film scores; forty bear his unmistakable compositional style.

His ultimate historic mark may come as a composer.


Terence Blanchard performs jazz, contemporary jazz music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Terence Blanchard for your event, Please Contact. Terence Blanchard has more than 44.3K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Nicholas Payton, Kenny Garrett, Robert Glasper, Tom Harrell, Dave Douglas, Ambrose Akinmusire, Aaron Parks, Wynton Marsalis, Brad Mehldau, Kurt Rosenwinkel . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Terence Blanchard for an upcoming event.

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