Terence Blanchard

A socially conscious Terence Blanchard makes music his megaphone, CSO Sounds and Stories

Just recently, a man walked up to trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard after one of his performances. He told Blanchard he was expecting to hear the lush melodies of “A Tale of God’s Will (A Requiem for Katrina),” Blanchard’s Grammy-winning work from 2007. But instead, he was confronted with the music of “Live,” which at time rages with electric blues guitar, ominous synthesizers chords and Blanchard’s charging trumpet. Read More