Terence Blanchard

We launch the Traneumentary with New Orleans based trumpeter and film composer 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.

Track excerpts used in this episode:

• "Trane’s Blues”
• "Four"
• "Acknowledgement"
• "I Want To Talk About You"
• "Afro Blue"
• "Chasin' The Trane"