Terence Blanchard

  1. International Jazz Day Celebrated at United Nations, New Orleans With Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Others

    May 01, 2012 6:30 AM EDT NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- As the morning sun spilled over the New Orleans' skyline Monday, jazz musicians Herbie Hancock, Ellis Marsalis and others kicked off International Jazz Day with a sunrise concert that included ritual drumming and a string ...

  2. Rachel Portman, Terence Blanchard Honored by BMI

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rachel Portman was honored with the Richard Kirk Award and Terence Blanchard received the Classic Contribution Award at BMI's annual Film/TV Music Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on May 19. The Richard Kirk Award is given to composers wh ...

  3. Portman, Blanchard To Be Honored At BMI Film & TV Awards

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rachel Portman will receive BMI's Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement and Terence Blanchard will receive the Classic Contribution Award at the performing right organization's annual Film & Television Awards on May 1 ...

  4. Herbie Hancock To Be Feted At Revived NYC Jazz Festival

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Jazz legend Herbie Hancock will be feted at a belated 70th birthday bash at Carnegie Hall that will highlight the revival of a major summer jazz festival in the Big Apple. The pianist, who turns 70 on April 12, will be joined by comedian Bill Cosb ...

  5. Recording Academy Honors Blue Note

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Blue Note Records received the President's Merit Award from the Recording Academy on Tuesday night, in recognition of the jazz label's 70th anniversary. In that time, Blue Note artists have ranged from Thelonious Monk to John Coltrane to ...

  6. Jazz Briefs: Playboy Jazz Festival, Freddie Hubbard

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Trumpeter Terence Blanchard and bassist Marcus Miller have been added as special guests at this year's Playboy Jazz Festival (June 14-15 at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl). Blanchard will perform on Saturday (June 14) with The James Moody ...

  7. Monk Institute To Honor Hancock, Readies Talent Contest

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock will be honored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, for his contributions to the genre and the music industry, with an all-star tribute concert October 28 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The tribute concert -- which will ...

  8. Playboy Jazz Fest Grooves With James, Kidjo, Botti

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singers Etta James and Angelique Kidjo, bassist Marcus Miller and trumpeter Chris Botti stood out as crowd-pleasers at the 29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival. Holding court once again at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the two-day festival (June ...

  9. Playboy Jazz Festival Lineup Unveiled

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the 29th annual Playboy Jazz Festival was revealed today (Feb. 22), with such acts as Etta James, Buddy Guy, trumpeter Chris Botti and the Phil Woods Quintet slated to perform during the June 16-17 event at Los Angeles' Hollywo ...

  10. JAZZ NOTES: BLANCHARD GOES WITH THE 'FLOW'

    November 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST In "Flow: Living in the Stream of Music," the just-premiered documentary spotlighting trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard's music and travels, the musician says, "We feel jazz is a cutting-edge ... I In "Flow: Living in t ...

  11. Rhythm & Blues

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard scores for movies including "Inside Man." Read Gail Mitchell's column. Trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard scores for movies including "Inside Man." Read Gail Mitchell's column. N ...

  12. Monheit Inks With Sony Classical

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jane Monheit has signed with Sony Classical. The 26-year-old jazz singer is recording an album for a fall release. The set will be prodcued by Al Schmitt (Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Diana Krall, J Jane Monheit has signed with Sony Classical. T ...