Terence Blanchard has established himself as one of the most influential jazz musicians and film score masters of his generation, a member of a jazz legacy that has shaped the contours of modern jazz today. With more than 29 albums to his credit, as a musician Blanchard is a multi-Grammy Award winner and nominee. As a film composer, Blanchard has more than 50 scores to his credit and received a Golden Globe nomination for Spike Lee’s 25th Hour.
Recently, Opera Theatre St. Louis and Jazz St. Louis co-commissioned Blanchard to write a new jazz opera. “Champion“ an opera about boxer Emile Griffith, will debut on the 2013 Opera Theatre St. Louis season.
Terence Blanchard – trumpet
Brice Winston – saxophone
Fabian Almazan – piano
Joshua Crumbly – bass
Kendrick Scott – drums
Style: modern jazz
|09/19/12 - 09/22/12||Jazz at the Bistro|
|Admission: $32 W/Th; $37 F/Sat; $15 student. Box office: 314.534.1111. Address: 3536 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63103. Two sets nightly starting at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. For student tickets, call 314.289.4030 during regular business hours or purchase at the door w/valid student ID. More info.|