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Terence Blanchard


A world renowned trumpeter/composer/band leader and Blue Note recording artist, Terence Blanchard is the most prolific jazz musician to ever compose for motion pictures. Blanchard was born and raised in New Orleans where he studied with the Marsalis brothers at the famed New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. In 1980, he won a scholarship to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Inside Man
Inside Man Composer
(2006)
Malcolm X
Malcolm X Composer
(1992)
Cadillac Records
Cadillac Records Composer
(2008)
Talk to Me
Talk to Me Composer
(2007)

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 2016 The Comedian
 2015 Chi-Raq (music score)
 2012 Red Tails
 2011 The Key Man
 2010 Bunraku
 2007 Talk to Me
 2006 Waist Deep
 2006 Inside Man
 2005 All the Invisible Children (segment "Jesus Children of America")
 2004 She Hate Me
 2002 25th Hour
 2002 Dark Blue
 2002 People I Know
 2002 Barbershop
 2001 Glitter
 2001 Original Sin
 2000 Bamboozled
 2000 Next Friday
 1999 Summer of Sam
 1997 Eve's Bayou
 1995 Clockers
 1994 Trial by Jury
 1994 Crooklyn
 1994 The Inkwell
 1993 Sugar Hill
 1992 Malcolm X
 1991 Jungle Fever
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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 ... See more »

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Performed trumpet for the Denzel Washington character in Mo' Better Blues (1990) and for the Val Kilmer character in The Salton Sea (2002). See more »

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