Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
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An award-winning Jazz bandleader/composer/arranger
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[on 'Champion' his jazz opera about gay boxer Emile Griffith] I was just compelled by the whole notion of a person who could be that accomplished and not really share the moment of winning the championship with somebody that he loved. It speaks volumes of where we are as a society and how we need to really check ourselves, especially those of us who call ourselves compassionate human beings. It ...
Along with Awadagin Pratt, Blanchard performed the piano for the Samuel L. Jackson character in "The Caveman's Valentine" (2000).