Artist: Terence Blanchard

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Album:25th Hour: Original Score

25th Hour: Original Score

Terence Blanchard

Spike Lee’s powerful rumination on the last 24 hours of freedom of a young convicted felon (Edward Norton) before he serves a seven-year prison sentence that will forever change his life is charged with melancholy regrets—and slim hopes of redemption. Longtime Lee collaborator Terence Blanchard’s haunting score was deservedly nominated for a Golden Globe for the stark, sophisticated way it colors a challenging story with music that’s at once haunting and achingly introspective. Blanchard’s orchestral music here may at first seem like his most obvious bowing to…

Album:The Caveman's Valentine: Music From The Motion Picture

The Caveman's Valentine: Music From The Motion Picture

Terence Blanchard

With the encouragement of director Spike Lee, modern-jazz trumpeter-composer Terence Blanchard branched out into films, first as an actor and musician (including work in Do the Right Thing, School Daze, and Mo’ Better Blues) then full-time scoring with Jungle Fever and Malcolm X. Lee’s good judgment has paid off again with the score to this murder mystery revolving around a mentally ill classical musician (Samuel L. Jackson) and his efforts to unravel the crime. Blanchard’s score is a true revelation, a sophisticated musical…

Album:Clockers: Original Soundtrack

Clockers

Terence Blanchard

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