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October 19, 2010

The Traneumentary: Terence Blanchard

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We officially launched The Traneumentary series with New Orleans based trumpeter, film composer and Grammy winner Terence Blanchard. Terence has worked and recorded with a number of musicians including Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton and Donald Harrison and has scored numerous films most notably for Spike Lee. On this episode, Terence talks about his introduction to John Coltrane and comments on the saxophonist’s innovation and lasting impact.

Excerpts featured in this episode:
“Trane’s Blues” & “Four” from Miles Davis Quintet “Workin’…”
“Acknowledgement” from A Love Supreme
“I Want To Talk About You,” “Afro Blue” and “Chasin’ The Trane” from Afro Blue Impressions

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