Terence Blanchard

Feature

Friday, August 31, 2007

One of many wrenching scenes in Spike Lee’s documentary When the Levees Broke is a man bringing his mother back to the horrible ruin of her home. The man is Terence Blanchard, a trumpeter and band leader. He also wrote the music for Spike Lee’s film. Blanchard has just come out with a new album that expands on that score, and he talked to us about his experiences writing about Katrina. Produced by Reese Erlich.

    Music Playlist
  • Wading Through
    Artist: Terence Blanchard
    Album: A Tale of God's Will
    Label: Blue Note Records
    Purchase: Amazon

Contributors:

Reese Erlich

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