News of the Day


Always the innovator, Terence Blanchard has formed a groundbreaking new band, the Terence Blanchard E-Collective! The Terence Blanchard E-Collective will explore various music areas, centered on jazz, but also including various elements of blues, R&B, funk and jazz fusion. The first E-Collective tour will take place in Europe this October and November. Check out the dates here!

#JazzMyWay: Tell us how you enjoy jazz music!

Let us know how you listen to Terence Blanchard or jazz by sharing a picture of yourself or someone you know listening to jazz, the device they use to listen, and where (in the park, in your office, in your kitchen, etc.)!

To share your pictures with us, post it to the Terence Blanchard Twitter page and add #JazzMyWay.

Check out the #JazzMyWay pic we have received so far! 



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Video of the Day

Terence Blanchard Quintet at Blues Alley!

Video performance of the Terence Blancahrd Quintet playing music from A Tale of God's Will: A Requiem for Katrina at Washington D.C.'s Blues Alley in 2011, cut with an audio interview about composing the music for A Tale of God's Will. The Terence Blanchard Quintet return to Blues Alley this month to perform for 4 nights from Thursday, September 25 - Sunday, September 28. Visit for more info!



Current Projects

SFJazz Center

SFJazz Center has named Terence Blanchard among one its Resident Artistic Directors for the 2014-15 season! As a Resident Artistic Director, Terence has programmed and curated four nights of special performances to be held at the SFJazz Center Miner Auditorium. Tickets for the SFJazz 2014-15 season are now on sale to the public. 


Film Projects


Terence Blanchard is composer for the score to the new film Black & White, premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 6, 2014. The film, directed by Mike Binder, focuses on a custody battle for a mixed-race girl between her maternal grandfather (Kevin Kostner) and her paternal grandmother (Octavia Spencer).

Upcoming Shows



October 22, 2014Baku, Azerbaijan
October 23, 2014Milano, Italy
October 24, 2014Munich, Germany
October 25, 2014Salzburg, Austria
October 30, 2014Stuttgart, Germany
November 2, 2014Tampere, Finland
November 4, 2014Trento, Italy
November 5, 2014Amsterdam, Netherlands
November 7, 2014Ingolstadt, Germany
November 9, 2014Gilwice, Poland

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